Russell Brand is now being investigated by two police forces in Britain after allegations of rape, sexual assault and emotional abuse against the actor and comedian emerged in a joint investigation by Channel 4. The Sunday times And The times.
On Monday, Thames Valley Police said a woman had contacted police two weeks ago with “new information” regarding reports of “harassment and stalking.” according to the BBCwhich added that the woman reported her allegations to the same police several times between 2018 and 2022, but no further action was taken.
The news comes after London’s Metropolitan Police previously confirmed it had launched an investigation into “non-recent” incidents, saying it had received a “number of allegations of sexual offences”.
Brand has previously vehemently denied “very serious criminal allegations”, using a video post to describe the allegations as “extremely blatant and aggressive attacks” which he said he “absolutely refutes”.
Following the revelation about Brand, which aired on September 16, the BBC, Channel 4 and Banijay UK, which featured Brand at various stages of his career and during the period in which the allegations allegedly occurred, each launched their own internal campaigns. to research. Channel 4 and the BBC also removed some content featuring Brand from their streaming platforms, while a 2009 stand-up special of his was removed from Paramount+.