ITV has been urged to axe John Barrowman from Dancing On Ice
ITV has been urged to axe John Barrowman as a choose on Dancing On Ice after he admitted to repeatedly exposing himself on Physician Who and Torchwood set.
Tory MP Alec Shelbrooke instructed The Solar on Sunday that the ice-skating competitors is a ‘household present’ and so the actor, 54, shouldn’t be part of it.
On Friday, Barrowman apologised for exposing himself repeatedly whereas filming the 2 sci-fi exhibits however insisted it was simply ‘tomfoolery’, because the present’s architect Russell T Davies denied realizing something about inappropriate behaviour on set.
Response: ITV has been urged to axe John Barrowman from Dancing On Ice after the actor admitted he repeatedly uncovered himself on Physician Who set, it was revealed on Friday
Shelbrooke claimed: ‘Inappropriate behaviour like this isn’t acceptable it doesn’t matter what the circumstances. ITV and the BBC have a accountability with the requirements they set.
‘Dancing On Ice is a household present and ITV should not be keen to indulge this behaviour in any approach.
‘It is incumbent on broadcasters to present they aren’t condoning such behaviour in any approach.’
Apology: On Friday, Barrowman apologised for exposing himself repeatedly whereas filming Physician Who and Torchwood (pictured) however insisted it was simply ‘tomfoolery’
Mark Williams-Thomas, an investigative journalist who uncovered Jimmy Saville as a paedophile, instructed the publication that it might be ‘fascinating’ to see how channels reacted to Barrowman’s admission.
He made the remark while referring to how Barrowman’s co-star Noel Clarke, 45, had been dropped by a number of networks and BAFTA after he was accused of being a ‘sexual predator’ by 20 ladies.
MailOnline has contacted Barrowman’s representatives and ITV spokespeople for additional remark.
Declare: Tory MP Alec Shelbrooke stated the ice-skating competitors is a ‘household present’ and so the actor (pictured with Ashley Banjo, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean) shouldn’t be part of it
On Friday, Barrowman instructed the Guardian his ‘high-spirited behaviour’ was ‘solely ever meant in good humour’ to entertain colleagues on set and backstage – and never sexual harassment.
‘With the advantage of hindsight, I perceive that upset might have been brought on by my exuberant behaviour and I’ve apologised for this beforehand,’ he stated. ‘Since my apology in November 2008, my understanding and behavior have additionally modified.’
Clarke was filmed making jokes about Barrowman, who performed Captain Jack Harkness on each programmes, displaying folks his penis ‘each 5 seconds’ and ‘hitting it on every thing’.
Clarification: On Friday, Barrowman stated his ‘high-spirited behaviour’ was ‘solely ever meant in good humour’ to entertain colleagues on set and backstage – and never sexual harassment
Final month, a video of Clarke emerged displaying him on stage throughout a Physician Who Q&A with followers the place he joked about Barrowman’s alleged proclivity for getting his penis out on set.
Barrowman had apologised publicly after the same incident on BBC Swap.
Clarke’s two feminine co-stars Annette Badland and Camille Coduri are seen as he makes use of microphone as a prop phallus, hitting them on their legs and even resting it on Camille’s shoulders, with viewers saying they have been ‘squirming whereas watching’.
Dialogue: John added, ‘With the advantage of hindsight, I perceive that upset might have been brought on by my exuberant behaviour and I’ve apologised for this beforehand’
He stated: ‘For the document, any males on the market, don’t attempt that at work. You’ll be fired and probably go to jail.’
Clarke – who’s accused of inappropriate behaviour in the direction of 20 ladies over 14 years – was on the centre of additional allegations he sexually harassed or touched others on BBC hit Physician Who on Friday.
The broadcaster appeared to be broadsided by the brand new experiences right this moment and stated it might examine particular claims made however was ‘shocked’ to hear of them.
Allegations: Final month, Barrowman’s co-star Noel Clarke (pictured in 2017) was accused of inappropriate behaviour over 14 years and of being a ‘sexual predator’ by 20 ladies
Clarke is claimed to have instructed one costume assistant, who had lengthy hair, engaged on collection one of many rebooted sci-fi present he ‘appreciated women with lengthy hair’ so he may maintain onto it when in a particular sexual place.
One other feminine runner and driver on the present alleges Clarke touched her inappropriately and repeatedly requested her to go to his resort for intercourse.
She instructed the Guardian she pleaded to the assistant director: ‘I am unable to drive him anymore. I do not need to be alone with him.’
Clarke denies any allegations of sexual misconduct, prison wrongdoing or sexually inappropriate behaviour, together with the newest accusations.
He was stripped of a BAFTA award he was given final month after the claims grew to become public.
Physician Who was the place Clarke grew to become a family identify, enjoying the car technician Mickey Smith from 2005 to 2010.
A press release from the BBC stated: ‘The BBC is towards all types of inappropriate behaviour and we’re shocked to hear of those allegations.
Accusations: Clarke was on the centre of additional allegations he sexually harassed or touched others on BBC hit Physician Who on Friday (pictured on present with David Tennant and Billie Piper)
‘To be completely clear, we are going to examine any particular allegations made by people to the BBC – and if anybody has been subjected to or witnessed inappropriate behaviour of any variety we’d encourage them to increase it with us immediately.
‘Now we have a zero-tolerance strategy and strong processes are in place – that are recurrently reviewed and up to date to replicate greatest apply – to guarantee any complaints or considerations are dealt with with the utmost seriousness and care.’
The allegations towards Clarke which have been made public within the Guardian embrace that he secretly filmed a unadorned audition of actor Jahannah James and that he confirmed sexually express photos of girls to colleagues – each claims he denies.
Denial: Clarke (pictured with Adam Deacon on Maturity) denies any allegations of sexual misconduct, prison wrongdoing or sexually inappropriate behaviour
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