A BBC radio host has taken to social media to defend himself in the wake of reports that a BBC presenter allegedly paid a teenager more than £35,000 for explicit photographs.
BBC Radio 2 broadcaster Rylan Clarke attacked the allegations on Twitter after hearing rumors linking his name to the case. mirror informed of.
He warned, “Don’t know why my name’s in the news, but there’s a story in The Sun – that’s not me babe. I’m currently in Italy shooting a show for the BBC, so get my name out of the way.” Take it.”
Last night an unnamed BBC star was accused of allegedly paying teenagers in exchange for explicit photos of them when they were 17.
The teen’s mother alleges the money was used to feed her son’s crack cocaine addiction, and accused the unnamed presenter of “destroying her son’s life”.
According to the BBC, the presenter has no plans to go on air any time soon, but the organization is reportedly investigating the allegations and has reaffirmed its commitment to treating them with the utmost seriousness.
Responding to the report, a BBC spokesperson told the Mirror: “We take any allegations very seriously and we have processes in place to actively deal with them. As part of this, if we receive information that which requires further investigation or investigation then we will take steps.” to do this. This includes actively trying to talk to people who have contacted us to gain more detail and understanding of the situation.
“If we don’t get a reply to our efforts or don’t get any further contact that may limit our ability to take things forward but that doesn’t mean that our inquiries stop. If, at any point However, if new information comes to light or is provided – including in newspapers – it will be dealt with appropriately in accordance with internal procedures.”