Katherine Ryan has claimed that a very prominent British TV personality is a “perpetrator of sexual assault.”
The Canadian comic, 39, stated she beforehand confronted the unnamed man in entrance of others however stated his alleged unacceptable habits stays an “open secret” within the business.
Speaking to Louis Theroux on a latest episode of his “Interviews…” series Tuesday, “The Duchess” star elaborated additional on this specific high-profile determine, with out divulging his identify.
“It’s very harmful for us to have this dialog,” she instructed Theroux.
“I’m pleased to have it, however it’s a litigious minefield as a result of plenty of folks have tried to nail this individual down for his or her alleged crimes and this individual has superb attorneys, so am I going to place my mortgage on the road by saying who this individual is or getting into into any conversations like that?”
“We’ve seen what occurs to individuals who discuss alleged predators,” she added.
The comedian added that whereas she wasn’t a sufferer herself, the individual in query is identified to behave a sure manner.
“It’s not likely my story to inform,” she defined. “No one has perpetrated any sexual assault towards me, however this individual, I imagine very strongly – many individuals imagine very strongly – is an open secret, is a perpetrator of sexual assault.”
Ryan beforehand revealed her confrontation with the person in query, which befell throughout her present “Backstage With Katherine Ryan” earlier this yr.
“I referred to as him a predator to his face and in entrance of everybody that day,” Ryan stated. “What am I imagined to do? It’s such a messy factor as a result of I don’t have proof. What, am I not imagined to feed my kids due to another person?”
The remarks had been finally minimize from the printed.
“I nonetheless bought paid and I nonetheless did my job, however I did it in my manner, which I assumed was honest,” Ryan added.