Married At First Sight UK bosses SLAMMED by George’s ex who claims show ‘ignored her warnings’ before he was arrested | The Sun

MARRIED At First Sight UK bosses have been slammed by George Roberts' ex-girlfriend for "ignoring her warnings" about him.

Police are investigating 40-year-old George over allegations of harassment and coercive control, the Met says.

The Sun previously told how three of his ex-girlfriends had raised concerns after spotting him on a trailer for the series – and now one of the women have spoken out.

Asking not to be named, she said: "I honestly feel that through all of this Channel 4 have taken no responsibility for their actions."

She added to the MailOnline: "Weeks before the series aired, we sent Channel 4 information and they said that they were looking into it, but they didn't do anything. All Channel 4 cares about is their ratings."

Other women have now come forward and raised their own concerns, one source has claimed.

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Financial adviser Mr Roberts, a dad of four, denies any wrongdoing.

The Met Police said: “A 40-year-old man was arrested in Worcestershire on Thursday, September 29, on suspicion of controlling and coercive behaviour.

"He was taken to a police station and bailed pending further enquiries.”

George's ex added: "They didn't know before they started filming but they definitely knew about the allegations before the show aired."

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The decision by show bosses to continue with the pre-recorded show, which airs every weeknight, raised eyebrows with the women involved.

They include April Banbury, 33, the ­former Ms Great Britain he was married to on the show in a non-legally binding ­ceremony.

A source close to her told The Sun: “April is having a very difficult time at the moment. She doesn’t want to ever see him again.”

It is feared that by continuing to air shows with Mr Roberts in, Channel 4 bosses are promoting a positive image of him, making him potentially attractive to other women, while police regard the allegations as serious enough to arrest him.

April hinted online last weekend that the relationship was now over.

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She wrote: “The traumas that have been brought on from this show have made me re-evaluate things. I’m not ashamed to admit, I’ve been seeing a therapist.”

Charity Women’s Aid said the entertainment industry should send a clear message that any allegation of domestic abuse must be thoroughly investigated. Channel 4 did not comment.

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