Russell Brand Allegations ‘Deeply Shocking’ Says U.K. Culture Secretary

U.K. culture secretary Lucy Frazer has called the allegations against Russell Brand “deeply shocking” and said “it is right” they are being investigated by the police.

Frazer, who was appointed by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to lead the department of culture, media and sport in February, said it was important to keep the creative industries safe for young people. She is the eleventh culture secretary in the space of ten years.

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