Russell Model is going through additional accusations as extra girls come ahead with allegations of how he handled them, it has emerged.
Model has insisted his relationships have all been consensual and denied the allegations.
It stories the claims have been about ‘Model’s behaviour for the reason that early 2000s’.
The brand new allegations are but to be investigated however shall be ‘rigorously checked’.
Model has been accused by a number of girls, together with one who claimed she was 16 years outdated on the time.
He has additionally been accused of pursuing viewers members for intercourse whereas presenting Large Brother spin-off exhibits EFourum and Large Brother’s Large Mouth on Channel 4, whereas different allegations relate to when he was a radio presenter for the BBC.
The investigation in The Instances claims Model’s behaviour in the direction of girls was an ‘open secret’, noting: ‘Many felt the BBC ought to have been awake to the considerations about Model’s on-air behaviour effectively earlier than the Sachsgate scandal.’
In a brand new assertion, a BBC spokesman mentioned: ‘The documentary and related stories contained severe allegations, spanning various years.
‘Russell Model labored on BBC radio programmes between 2006 and 2008 and we’re urgently wanting into the problems raised.’
In the meantime, the Metropolitan Police power has inspired anybody who ‘believes they’ve been the sufferer’ of sexual assault following the accusations in opposition to Model to return ahead.
The power has mentioned it’s going to converse to the Sunday Instances and Channel 4 after their investigation about Model.
They mentioned in an announcement: ‘We’re conscious of media reporting of a sequence of allegations of sexual assault.
‘At the moment, we’ve got not acquired any stories in relation to this.
‘If anybody believes they’ve been the sufferer of a sexual assault, regardless of how way back it occurred, we might encourage them to contact police.
‘We spoke with the Sunday Instances on Saturday, September 16. We shall be making additional approaches to the Sunday Instances and Channel 4 to make sure that any victims of crime who they’ve spoken with are conscious of how they might report any legal allegations to police.’
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