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#UK Ex-Radio 1 DJ Tim Westwood breaks cover as probe looks at sexual misconduct allegations against him #UKnews

Ex-Radio 1 DJ Tim Westwood breaks cover in London’s Soho as impartial probe investigates allegations of sexual misconduct against him throughout his 20 years at the BBC

  • Former Radio 1 DJ Tim Westwood was pictured appeared dishevelled and withdrawn as he walked via Soho
  • Mr Westwood, 64, was accused of sexual misconduct by seven girls in a BBC documentary and later extra
  • Veteran broadcaster has averted the general public eye for the reason that allegations against him first emerged in April 
  • BBC launched an impartial probe in August into his conduct throughout his 20-year profession at the company

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Former Radio 1 DJ Tim Westwood has damaged cover in London at the moment as an impartial probe into allegations of sexual misconduct against him throughout his 20 years at the BBC continues.

The DJ and TV presenter was pictured trying dishevelled and withdrawn as he walked via Soho at the moment sporting a inexperienced jacket and gripping his cellphone.

Mr Westwood, 64, was accused by seven girls of sexual misconduct in a BBC Three documentary, Tim Westwood: Abuse of Power, which aired in April, earlier than ten extra girls additionally got here ahead with allegations.

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Former Radio 1 DJ Tim Westwood has damaged cover in London at the moment as a probe into allegations of sexual misconduct against him throughout his 20 years at the BBC continues

The veteran DJ was pictured looking disheveled and withdrawn as he walked through Soho in London today wearing a green jacket and gripping his phone

The veteran DJ was pictured trying matted and withdrawn as he walked via Soho in London at the moment sporting a inexperienced jacket and gripping his cellphone

He has since averted the general public eye, solely being pictured for the primary time for the reason that allegations emerged in August. 

The rarely-sighted DJ additionally made an look at Notting Hill Carnival late final month, the Mirror reported. 

In the identical month, the BBC introduced it was launching an impartial inquiry into what the broadcaster knew about his conduct whereas he labored there and for different employers.

The inquiry, led by barrister Gemma White QC, who beforehand investigated bullying in parliament, is predicted to final six months.

Mr Westwood, 64, was accused by seven women of sexual misconduct in a BBC Three documentary, Tim Westwood: Abuse of Power, which aired in April

Mr Westwood, 64, was accused by seven girls of sexual misconduct in a BBC Three documentary, Tim Westwood: Abuse of Power, which aired in April

It will even look into whether or not issues about Westwood’s behaviour performed a component in his departure from the company in 2013, the BBC stated.

In August, it emerged that the BBC obtained a number of reviews about Westwood in 2012, together with two allegations of inappropriate behaviour and sexual misconduct. 

The revelation got here after BBC director basic, Tim Davie, initially stated there was ‘no evidence of complaints’ against Mr Westwood.

Westwood has beforehand denied all allegations, with a spokesman saying there had by no means been any complaints against him. 

Mr Westwood, who’s described as a ‘veteran of the hip-hop scene’ and whose profession has spanned over forty years, has additionally been embroiled in a Met Police investigation into his sexual conduct for months.

Scotland Yard detectives are investigating 4 intercourse allegations against Westwood courting again 40 years. 

Scotland Yard detectives are investigating four sex allegations against Westwood (pictured in 2017) dating back 40 years

Scotland Yard detectives are investigating 4 intercourse allegations against Westwood (pictured in 2017) courting again 40 years

Mr Westwood stepped down from his present on Capital Xtra after the accusations of sexual misconduct and predatory behaviour emerged following a joint Guardian and BBC News investigation.

He has offered the Radio 1 rap present, the MTV present Pimp My Ride UK, 1Xtra and been on Capital Radio throughout his prolonged profession.

Mr Westwood’s consultant beforehand stated in an announcement to PA: ‘Tim Westwood strongly denies all allegations of inappropriate behaviour.

‘In a profession that has spanned 40 years, there have by no means been any complaints made against him formally or unofficially.’

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