UPDATED 08:29 a.m. PT: The BBC has now joined with Banijay in launching an pressing investigation into the Russell Model allegations.

The BBC is trying into Model’s habits whereas engaged on BBC radio exhibits between 2006 and 2008.

A BBC spokesman stated: “The documentary [on Brand] 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.”

Model vehemently denies the allegations revealed by The Occasions, Sunday Occasions and Channel 4.

One allegation from a 16-year-old regarding an inappropriate relationship is alleged to have taken place at a time when Model was working as a presenter on BBC Radio 6 Music. Additionally it is alleged that Model would undress within the studio whereas engaged on the present. Channel 4’s Dispatches additionally stated Model made sexual remarks on air a couple of newsreader, which he later implied he had been advised by BBC manufacturing employees to apologise for.

The BBC can be at present trying into historic allegations in opposition to DJ Tim Westwood.

PREVIOUS: Large Brother producer Banijay has launched an “urgent internal investigation” into historic allegations in opposition to Russell Model.

A few of the allegations in opposition to Model revealed by The Occasions, Sunday Occasions and Channel 4 previously 24 hours have been stated to have occurred in the course of the making of Large Brother’s Large Mouth and Large Brother’s EFourum, which have been made by Endemol – subsequently purchased by Banijay – within the mid-noughties.

Following publication of the allegations, which have dominated headlines at this time and rocked the leisure world, Channel 4 requested Banijay to research historic allegations that Model behaved inappropriately whereas presenting the Large Brother spin-offs.

Banijay UK stated: “In gentle of the very severe allegations raised by [Channel 4’s] Dispatches and The Occasions / Sunday Occasions investigation referring to the alleged severe misconduct of Russell Model whereas presenting exhibits produced by Endemol in 2004 and 2005, Banijay UK has launched an pressing inner investigation and can cooperate with any requests for info from broadcast companions and exterior businesses.

“We also encourage anybody who feels that they were affected by Brand’s behaviour while working on these productions to contact us in confidence.”

Previous to the probe launch, Banijay apologized for Endemol’s procedures on the time of the issues, however stated it now has “robust welfare procedures and policies in place,” together with a whistleblowing line and devoted HR contacts.

Model, who vehemently denies wrongdoing, has been accused of flashing his penis at a runner and pursuing feminine viewers members for intercourse whereas engaged on EFourum and Large Brother’s Large Mouth.

Two former crew members advised the Occasions newspapers that they felt like they have been working as a “pimp” for Model throughout their time on EFourum. One runner, who went on to have a relationship with Model, alleged that she was shocked when he flashed his penis at her and insinuated that she might give him oral intercourse throughout an encounter in his dressing room.

A researcher claimed that Model’s pursuit of viewers members was reported to manufacturing managers at Endemol, however their issues have been dismissed. Banijay stated it might discover no document of issues being raised about Model after just lately reviewing information.

Previous to the allegations being revealed, Model put out a video throughout his social media channels through which he denied a “litany” of allegations about unspecified prison habits on the top of his celeb.

Banijay label Preliminary’s rebooted Large Brother launches on ITV in just some weeks time.