Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Tim “The Big Dawg” Westwood has announced that he is stepping down voluntarily from his current gig at Capital Extra Radio until further notice, following 7 black women accusing the DJ of sexual misconduct and rape, with the allegations allegedly taking place from 1992-2017.
have accused him of predatory sexual behavior and rape, along with 4
have accused him of groping them.
and comedian Sasha Baron Cohen who based his Ali-G character off
Westwood issued a statement saying: “This man was indeed one of the
inspirations for one of my characters called Ali-G, in respect
towards the women Tim Westwood allegedly victimized, Ali-G will now
be retired until further notice, like Westwood himself”.
investigation is still ongoing.