Comedian Russell Brand He was questioned by British police for three alleged sexual assaults, UK news outlets reported on Sunday.
Brand, 48, He was questioned last week at a London police stationaccording to the Sunday Times and the BBC.
Without identifying Brand, the Metropolitan Police force indicated that “A man in his 40s presented himself at a police station in south London on Thursday 16 November 2023. Detectives questioned him under caution in relation to three non-recent sexual assaults. “Investigations are ongoing.”
British police do not identify suspects who have not been arrested or charged. “Under warning” It means that the interrogation was recorded and can be used in future trials.
In September, the Times and Sunday Times newspapers and the Channel 4 broadcaster reported that four women filed sexual assault complaints against Brand. They date from the period between 2006 and 2013, when Brand was a major star in Britain with a growing presence in the United States.
He denies the accusations and claims that their relationships “were always consensual.”
Two UK police forces, the Metropolitan Police and Thames Valley Police, opened investigations into Brand following the publication of the allegations.
Brand was dropped by his talent agent and publisher after the allegations came to light, and had a series of live performances canceled. The BBC and other media outlets he has worked with have begun reviews of his behavior and responses.
Known for his wild and daring routines, Brand hosted radio and television shows, wrote memoirs chronicling his struggles with drugs and alcohol.appeared in several Hollywood films and was briefly married to pop star Katy Perry between 2010 and 2012.
In recent years, Brand has largely disappeared from the mainstream media, but has amassed a large online following with videos that mix wellness and conspiracy theories.