Russell Brand’s response to sexual assault allegations ‘insulting’ says accuser – BBC News

One of the women who has accused entertainer Russell Brand of sexual assault when she was 16 has said his behaviour was an “open secret”.

The woman, known as Alice, added that allegations against him have been “a long time coming”.

The comedian and actor has been accused of rape and sexual assaults between 2006 and 2013, which he denies.

Speaking for the first time since accusations became public, she said his denial is “laughable” and “insulting”.

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Written by Cathy Hague

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