May 9, 2021

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BAFTA suspends British actor Noel Clark after 20 women ‘s harassment charges

In this file photo, British actor Noel Clark stands upon his arrival at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has arrested actor and director Noel Clark after the Guardian newspaper reported that 20 women had accused him of harassment, harassment and bullying.

Clark, 45, has denied any sexual misconduct and said he will defend himself against “false allegations.”

The Guardian said it spoke to 20 women who accused Clark of sexual harassment, unwanted touch or touch, sexual inappropriate behavior and comments on the site, professional misconduct, taking and sharing sexually explicit photos and videos without consent, and bullying between 2004 and 2019.

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Noelle Clark
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“In light of allegations of serious misconduct about Noelle Clark in the Guardian, the BAFTA has taken the decision to suspend his membership and the notable UK contribution to the Film Award immediately until further notice,” the BAFTA said in a statement.

Clark said in a statement: “During my 20-year career, I have placed inclusivity and diversity at the forefront of my work and have not filed a complaint against me.” “If anyone who has worked with me feels uncomfortable or disrespected, I sincerely apologize.

“I strongly deny any sexual misconduct or misconduct and intend to defend myself against these false allegations,” he said.

Clark is best known for “Kidulthood” (2006), “Adulthood” (2008) and “Brotherhood” (2016) that explore bullying, drug abuse and extreme violence among a group of young people who grew up in London.