Actor Noel Clarke gives up legal action against Bafta

Noel Clarke has waived legal action against Bafta, the academy said.

The actor and producer, 46, filed a lawsuit after the awards organizers suspended his membership and his recent outstanding contribution to the film awards “due to allegations of misconduct.” grave wrongdoing” against Clarke.

Claims have been leveled against the actor, best known for appearing in Doctor Who and co-creating The Hood Trilogy, in The Guardian last year.

The report said 20 women, who knew Clarke professionally, had made allegations of misconduct.

In a statement at the time, Clarke said he “vehemently” denied “any sexual misconduct or criminal misconduct”.

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In a statement at the time, Clarke said he “vehemently” denied “any sexual misconduct or criminal misconduct”.

A Bafta spokesman said in a statement on Wednesday: “We note that Noel Clarke has waived legal action against Bafta.

“The egregious misconduct alleged in direct testimony and published in The Guardian is contrary to the standards expected of a Bafta member and the values ​​we hold dear as a Bafta member. charities and art academies.

“We made the decision to suspend his honorary award and membership shortly after detailed allegations came to light.”

Earlier this year, the Metropolitan Police said no criminal investigation would be launched after it conducted a “thorough assessment” and concluded the information received “would not meet the threshold for an investigation”. criminal investigation”.

https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/movies/actor-noel-clarke-drops-legal-action-against-bafta-41969782.html Actor Noel Clarke gives up legal action against Bafta

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