British actor-director Noel Clarke stated earlier Friday he’d be taking some professional help to change for the better after 20 women came ahead blaming him for intimidation, sexual harassment, and bullying. Noel, who featured in the film “Doctor Who” and showed the trilogy “Kidulthood,” “Adulthood” & “Brotherhood,” declared he “vehemently” refuses any sexual offense or unlawful wrongdoing. “New reports, nonetheless, have made it plain that a few actions have influenced people in ways I didn’t intend or discern,” he told in a statement. “To those individuals, I’m deeply sorry. I’ll be asking professional help to educate myself & change for the better.”
The Met Police announced in a report: “On Wednesday, 21st of April, police got a third party report associating to charges of sexual offenses allegedly committed by a male over some time.” It is however anonymous so the allegation can’t be investigated by the police. Nevertheless, it can be used as intelligence to notice if it matches with any reports upon the same person. Meantime, the Guardian, which initially reported allegations against Noel on Thursday, said more than six people had come forward with allegations of misconduct, including former students at the LSDA.
In a statement, Jake Taylor, the founder cum principal of that school, stated Noel, ran an “unsanctioned” practical acting workshop where he “set up improvisation exercises in which the disciples were informed that they’d to remove their uniforms and get ready for bed”. In answer the school held Noel taking unsupervised sessions “with instant effect”, he stated.
All3Media, the super-indie supporters of Noel’s production company Unstoppable Film & Television, suspended the actor & also Jason Maza. Since he is suspended by BAFTA; production of his police show “Bulletproof” was also halted. The U.S. network cut all ties with the series, and his co-star and friend Ashley Walters vocalized against him.