The Sunday Occasions and BBC stated Model, 48, was interviewed final week at a London police station.
With out naming Model, the Metropolitan Police power stated that “a person in his 40s attended a police station in south London on Thursday November 16, 2023. He was interviewed underneath 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. “Beneath warning” means the interview was recorded and can be utilized in future prosecutions.
Russell Model denies allegations: UK news outlets reported rape, sexual assault claims against the comedian
In September, the Occasions and Sunday Occasions newspapers and broadcaster Channel 4 stated 4 ladies had made allegations of sexual assault towards Model. They dated from the interval between 2006 and 2013, when Model was a serious 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 dwell dates was canceled.
The BBC and different media firms he had labored for have launched opinions into his conduct and their response.
Recognized 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 films and was briefly married to pop star Katy Perry between 2010 and 2012.
Lately, Model has largely disappeared from mainstream media however has constructed up a big following on-line with movies mixing wellness and conspiracy theories.
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