Russell Brand is under investigation. After an explosive report claimed four women had been allegedly raped, sexually assaulted, and abused by the Forgetting Sarah Marshall alum, London’s Metropolitan Police has confirmed it is investigating several sexual abuse claims.
While the authorities did not name the actor in their latest statement, they did directly refer to the outlets that exposed him, saying on Monday: Hard to misinterpret who they’re referring to… Related: Russell Questioned By Police In 2014 Over THESE Allegations! The cops — who already announced they’re looking into a sexual assault claim that occurred in Soho in 2003 — went on to reveal the investigation won’t be solely city-based, adding: Detectives from the Met’s Central Specialist Crime Command, led by Detective Superintendent Andy Furphy, will carry out the investigation.
The statement concluded: Wow. After the bombshell report was first published, authorities said they hadn’t received police reports about the alleged incidents but insisted they were working to make sure the alleged victims knew how to take legal action if they desired.
In the days since allegations surfaced, more and more people have come out of the woodwork — and it’s getting very real now with an official investigation.Read more on perezhilton.com