- London Police are providing the alleged victim with support.
- Brand claims he has never had non-consensual sex.
- The BBC says it is urgently looking into the issues raised by the allegations.
“Officers are in contact with the woman and will be providing her with support,” the Metropolitan Police statement said.
There was no immediate comment from Brand’s representatives following the police statement.
Brand denies any wrongdoing
“Now, during that time of promiscuity, the relationships I had were absolutely always consensual,” added the comedian, known for his flamboyant style and appearance who has starred in a number of films such as “Get Him to the Greek”.
Russell Brand has vehemently denied allegations he sexually assaulted women in the early noughties. Source: AAP / James Manning/PA/Alamy
The Times and Dispatches said one woman had made an allegation of rape, while another said Brand assaulted her when she was 16 and still at school. Two of the accusers had reported the incidents occurred in Los Angeles.
The reports of the allegations about Brand, once one of the country’s most high-profile comedians and broadcasters, has dominated British media since they appeared.