UK Politicians Urge Police Investigation Into Russell Brand Sexual Assault Allegations

UK Politicians Urge Police Investigation Into , Russell Brand Sexual Assault Allegations.
On September 18, senior British politicians
urged law enforcement to open an investigation
into Russell Brand over sexual assault allegations.
NBC reports that the British entertainment industry
is under scrutiny for potentially failing to address
the comedian's bad behavior because of his fame.
Brand has denied the allegations of four women whose
claims were highlighted in a television documentary
and 'The Times' and 'Sunday Times' newspapers.
Among the accusers is one unnamed woman
who claims she was sexually assaulted by Brand
while in a relationship with him when she was 16.
Another unnamed woman
claims that Brand raped her
in Los Angeles in 2012.
In response to the allegations,
Brand has stressed that his past
relationships were "always consensual.".
A spokesman for Prime Minister Rishi Sunnak reportedly
called the allegations "very serious and concerning,"
adding that they should be "treated seriously.".
A spokesman for Prime Minister Rishi Sunnak reportedly
called the allegations "very serious and concerning,"
adding that they should be "treated seriously.".
Meanwhile, Conservative legislator Caroline Nokes urged
law enforcement in both the United States and Britain to
open an investigation into the "incredibly shocking" claims.
Meanwhile, Conservative legislator Caroline Nokes urged
law enforcement in both the United States and Britain to
open an investigation into the "incredibly shocking" claims.
This merits and needs a criminal
investigation, because for too long
we have seen men — and the
perpetrators of these sorts of
crimes are almost invariably men
— not being held to account for
their behaviors and their actions, Caroline Nokes, Conservative legislator, via BBC radio.
This merits and needs a criminal
investigation, because for too long
we have seen men — and the
perpetrators of these sorts of
crimes are almost invariably men
— not being held to account for
their behaviors and their actions, Caroline Nokes, Conservative legislator, via BBC radio.
NBC reports that the allegations made against
Brand date back to between 2006 and 2013.