Russell Brand 'sent BBC car to pick girl, 16, up from school and drop her at his home' | The Sun

RUSSELL Brand sent a BBC company car to pick up a 16-year-old who he allegedly assaulted from school, it has been claimed.

The comedian has been accused of rape, sexual assault and abuse by five women – and one has told how he allegedly groomed her.

The woman, who is being referred to as Alice, previously claimed that he sexually assaulted her and forced her to perform oral sex, in a shocking expose in The Times.

Alice claimed she had to punch the actor and comedian in the abdomen to try and stop the alleged attack.

Now she has claimed he used a BBC car to ferry her to and from his home.

She said: “The first time I used it, he told me it was booked to take him to his radio show but he had a friend taking him instead so I should use that car.” 


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She added the driver “took me to my grandma’s house one day from Russell’s house. And then when the car picked me up from school, it was the same car . . . I knew that that was a BBC car”.

Brand's relationship with the teen girl is alleged to have taken place in 2006, while he was presenting a programme on BBC Radio 6 Music.

Three other women also came forward with allegations, including one who claimed that Brand raped her against a wall in his LA apartment.

Before the claims were published, Brand released a video denying the allegations, insisting that while he was "promiscuous", his relationships had always been consensual.

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But the bombshell claims have seen a string of probes launched, including at the BBC.

A spokesperson for the corporation said: "The documentary and associated reports contained serious allegations, spanning a number of years.

"Russell Brand worked on BBC radio programmes between 2006 and 2008 and we are urgently looking into the issues raised."

Meanwhile, the Metropolitan Police have addressed the accusations in The Times' report.

A spokesperson for the force said: "We are aware of media reporting of a series of allegations of sexual assault. At this time, we have not received any reports in relation to this.

Russell Brand’s video transcript in full

Hello there, you awakening wonders.

Now this isn't the usual type of video we make on this channel where we critique, attack and undermine the news in all its corruption because in this story I am the news.

I have received two extremely disturbing letters – well a letter and an email.

One from a mainstream media TV company, one from a newspaper, listing a litany of extremely egregious and aggressive attacks as well as some pretty stupid stuff – like my community festival should be stopped, that I shouldn't be able to attack mainstream media narratives on this channel.

But amidst this litany of astonishing, rather baroque, attacks are some very serious allegations that I absolutely refute. These allegations pertain to the time when I was working in the mainstream – when I was in the newspapers all the time, when I was in the movies, and as I have written about extensively in my books I was very very promiscuous

Now during that time of promiscuity, the relationships I had were absolutely always consensual. I was always transparent about that then, almost too transparent. And I'm being transparent about it now as well. 

And to see that transparency metastasized into something criminal that I absolutely deny makes me question is there another agenda at play?

Particularly when we have seen coordinated media attacks before – like with Joe Rogan when he dared to take a medicine that the mainstream media didn't approve of and we saw a spate of headlines from media outlets across the world using the same language.

I’m aware that you guys have been saying in the comments for a while ‘Watch out Russell, they are coming for you, you are getting too close to the truth, Russell Brand did not kill himself’.

I know that a year ago there was a spate of articles ‘Russell Brand is a conspiracy theorist, Russell Brand’s right wing’.

I’m aware of news media making phone calls, sending letters to people I know for ages and ages.

It’s been clear to me or at least it feels to me like there's a serious and concerted agenda to control these kind of spaces and these kind of voices and I mean my voice along with your voice.

I don't mind them using my books and my stand up to talk about my promiscuous  consensual conduct in the past. What I seriously refute are these very very serious criminal allegations. 

Also it’s worth mentioning that there are witnesses whose evidence directly contradicts the narratives that these two mainstream media outlets are trying to construct apparently in what seems to me to be a coordinated attack

Now I don't want to get into this any further because of the serious nature of the allegations, but I feel like I'm being attacked and plainly they are working very closely together

We are obviously going to look into this matter because it’s very, very serious. In the meantime I want you to stay close, stay awake but more important than any of that if you can, please, stay free.

"If anyone believes they have been the victim of a sexual assault, no matter how long ago it happened, we would encourage them to contact police."

They added that cops had spoken to the publications involved to ensure that the alleged victims journalists had interviewed were made aware of how to report their claims to the police.

For his part, Brand posted a YouTube video before the allegations were published, slamming them as "untrue".


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He suggested that the claims were part of a "coordinated media attack" against him and stated that all his relationships have been "consensual".

The Sun has contacted The BBC for comment.

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