accused the comedian of rape and sexual assault as part of an investigation by The Times, The Sunday Times and Channel 4’s Dispatches.
Brand has denied the allegations.Speaking on Radio 4’s Women’s Hour, Alice recalled: “He had a friend who was taking him to do his radio show so he said to me, ‘You get in the car and you go wherever you need to go from there’, so I took the BBC car that time.
And on another occasion it picked me up from school […] it was back to his house.”The BBC have confirmed an inquiry into the claims, saying the investigation “contained serious allegations, spanning a number of years,” and added: “Russell Brand worked on BBC radio programmes between 2006 and 2008 and we are urgently looking into the issues raised.”Alice also spoke further about the relationship with Brand, saying what happened when she told the comedian that she was 16.“He just replied saying, ‘OK, so we’re still on for dinner at 7.30?'” she said. “He was 30.
Now that I’m in my 30s looking at 16-year-olds, I can’t even imagine finding them sexually attractive. I can’t imagine even thinking of them as a potential mate in any way.”She added: “Russell groomed me and told me to save his number in my phone as a different name… He coached me on what to say to my parents.”She also detailed the impact it had had on her life and relationships, saying she “felt used up, I felt cheap, I felt dirtied by the whole thing and so then I went on to have another series of relationships with people that were, for want of a better word, sleazy.“Because I just thought if I go for bottom of the barrel I can never be disappointed and I can never be hurt because I know to expect the absolute worst.”Responding to the claims from the four women, Brand said.Read more on nme.com