DJ Tim Westwood resigns from Capital Xtra radio show after sexual assault claims

DJ Tim Westwood has resigned from his radio show after being sexually assaulted by seven women between 1992 and 2017.

DJ Tim Westwood has been accused of initiating an unwanted sexual encounter with a woman before she had any experience working at Radio 1.
DJ Tim Westwood has been accused of initiating an unwanted sexual encounter with a woman before she had any experience working at Radio 1.

DJ Tim Westwood has resigned from his radio show after being sexually assaulted by several women.

The hip hop DJ has a regular gig on Capital 1Xtra on Saturday nights.

The 64-year-old strongly denies the allegations.

A spokesman for Global radio, which owns Capital, said: “Following recent statements that have come to light, Tim Westwood has resigned from his show until further notice.”

The former BBC DJ is facing multiple allegations of sexual misconduct by women who say he “abused his position in the music industry” to take advantage of them.







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Westwood is accused of unwanted sexual conduct and touching from incidents believed to have occurred between 1992 and 2017. He continues to deny the charges against him.

Both the BBC and the Guardian claim they have heard “detailed accounts from seven women” during a joint investigation into the conduct of the former BBC Radio 1 DJ.

The BBC documentary Tim Westwood: Abuse of Power shows seven anonymous whistleblowers detailing their encounter with the Radio 1 DJ.

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