Netflix producer denies accusations of sexual misconduct

A producer has been dropped Netflix after historical claims of sexual misconduct but he has now issued a statement to deny the allegations.

The producer has not been named has spoken out to say that he refutes the claims.

His statement reads: ‘I have been made aware of allegations made against me concerning improper conduct towards women dating back many years.

‘Based on the summaries that have been provided to me, I understand that many of these accusations are made anonymously and are demonstrably false.

‘I have not had one complaint in decades of work in the media industry.

‘I categorically reject any wrongdoing on my part, and strongly refute the allegations that have been levelled at me.

‘I have worked with and supported hundreds of men and women during my working life and will do what is necessary to protect and/or restore my reputation.

‘I will also cooperate with any formal inquiries. The matter is now in the hands of my solicitors.’

The allegations are described as being of a serious nature but they pre-date the show he was working on for Netflix.

Netflix shared a comment on the case, saying: ‘On Monday, we received an anonymous email containing historical allegations about a producer on one of our titles.

‘While the allegations are unrelated to his time on the show, we immediately removed him from the production and referred the matter to the police.

A spokesperson for Bafta said: ‘We have been presented with a number of very serious detailed allegations about an individual and while we are not their employer we immediately took the decision to suspend their membership.

‘Bafta is an arts charity and does not have the power to investigate historic claims of abuse therefore we have referred the matter to the police.

‘The behaviour that these accounts allege is abhorrent, in complete opposition to Bafta values and has no place in our industry.’

Metro.co.uk has contacted Netflix for further comment.

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