Comic Russell Model has been interviewed by British police over three alleged sexual offenses
ByThe Related Press
November 19, 2023, 2:49 PM
LONDON — Comic Russell Model has been interviewed by British police over three alleged sexual offenses, U.Ok. media reported Sunday.
The Sunday Occasions and BBC mentioned Model, 48, was interviewed final week at a London police station.
With out naming Model, the Metropolitan Police drive mentioned that “a person in his 40s attended a police station in south London on Thursday November 16, 2023. He was interviewed beneath warning by detectives in relation to a few non-recent sexual offenses. Inquiries proceed.”
British police don’t title suspects who haven’t been arrested and charged. “Below warning” means the interview was recorded and can be utilized in future prosecutions.
In September, the Occasions and Sunday Occasions newspapers and broadcaster Channel 4 mentioned 4 girls had made allegations of sexual assault towards Model. They dated from the interval between 2006 and 2013, when Model was a significant star in Britain with a rising U.S. profile.
He denies all of the claims, saying his relationships have been “all the time consensual.”
Two U.Ok. police forces, the Metropolitan Police and Thames Valley Police, launched investigations into Model after the claims have been printed.
Model was dropped by his expertise agent and writer after the allegations grew to become public, and a collection of stay dates was canceled.
The BBC and different media corporations he had labored for have launched critiques into his habits and their response.
Identified for his unbridled and risqué standup routines, Model hosted reveals on radio and tv, wrote memoirs charting his battles with medicine and alcohol, appeared in a number of Hollywood motion pictures and was briefly married to pop star Katy Perry between 2010 and 2012.
In recent times, Model has largely disappeared from mainstream media however has constructed up a big following on-line with movies mixing wellness and conspiracy theories.