Final evening, comic and conspiracy theorist Russell Model took to the web to disclaim an unspecified crime that no-one had accused him of. Right this moment, the axe fell: he’s the topic of a joint exposé by Britain’s Channel 4 information and London’s The Sunday Occasions during which he’s accused by quite a few ladies of rape, sexual assault and abuse.
4 ladies are alleging sexual assaults between 2006 and 2013, certainly one of them when she was a schoolgirl. In the course of the interval lined by the allegations, Model was a well-liked determine on UK tv and radio and appeared in Hollywood motion pictures, although in recent times he has carved a brand new path as a Covid conspiracist.
– One girl alleges that Model raped her in opposition to a wall in his Los Angeles dwelling. She was handled at a rape disaster centre on the identical day. The Occasions says it has seen medical information to assist this
– A second girl alleges that Model assaulted her when he was in his early 30s and he or she was 16 and nonetheless at college. She alleges he referred to her as “the kid” throughout an emotionally abusive and controlling relationship
– A 3rd girl claims that Model sexually assaulted her whereas she labored with him in Los Angeles, and that he threatened to take authorized motion if she instructed anybody else about her allegation
-The fourth girl alleged being sexually assaulted by Model and him being bodily and emotionally abusive in the direction of her
Model is caught in web brainworm-land, interesting on to a web-based viewers with rambling statements no lawyer would allow a consumer to utter—he accuses the ladies and media of a “co-ordinated assault” that he’s “going to look into”. Worse, it appears to be like just like the accusations have been well-known about behind the scenes.
The lady who stated she was 16 on the time she met Model instructed the Occasions she took her allegations to his literary agent Angharad Wooden, the co-founder of Tavistock Wooden, owned by Curtis Brown, in 2020.
Tavistock Wooden instructed the BBC: “Russell Model categorically and vehemently denied the allegation made in 2020, however we now consider we have been horribly misled by him. Tavistock Wooden has terminated all skilled ties to Model.”
After which there’s this:
In 2006, Dannii Minogue known as him “a little bit of a vile predator” within the Every day Mirror, when she recalled an early TV interview with Model. “I definitely do not suppose he has cured his intercourse dependancy, that is for certain,” she stated. “He would not take no for a solution… all through the entire interview, he stored making stunning remarks that I am unable to even repeat. Simply uttering the phrases would make me blush.”
Model already has one high-profile public defender. Are you able to guess wh–yep, Elon Musk.