DJ Tim Westwood accused of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct 2 months ago

DJ Tim Westwood accused of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct

Seven women have come forward as part of an investigation into the DJ.

Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Tim Westwood is facing multiple allegations of sexual misconduct issued by a number of women.

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The DJ is accused of abusing his position in the music industry to exploit women, and is also accused of predatory and unwanted sexual behaviour and touching between the years of 1992 and 2017.

Both the BBC and the Guardian have heard detailed accounts from seven women who claim they were abused by the 64-year-old in their late teens and early 20s.

Westwood denies the allegations, with a spokesperson for Westwood saying the allegations are completely false and refuted in their entirety.

A documentary detailing the investigation and the allegations, Tim Westwood: Abuse of Power, will air on BBC Three at 9pm tonight – Tuesday, 26 April.

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Three of the women accuse Westwood of opportunistic and predatory sexual behaviour, with the other four alleging that he groped them at events.

Anonymous allegations of inappropriate behaviour emerged on social media in June of 2020, and it was after this that the women decided to come forward with their experiences.

The accusers say they all met Westwood through work.

Two of them say they agreed to meet Westwood in London to discuss music as they were aspiring to work in the industry.

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They claim the DJ drove them to a flat and initiated unwanted and unexpected sex. One of the women was 19 at the time, while Westwood was 53.