Controversial internet celebrity Andrew Tate has made headlines after his dramatic arrest in Romania on charges of sexual assault and human trafficking.
The former kickboxing champion was removed from the reality TV show Big Brother in 2016 due to an investigation into sexual assault and physical abuse, according to new reports.
The self-proclaimed social media influencer, who was arrested last week along with his brother Tristan, has appeared on the 17th series of Channel 5’s reality show.
Vice claims that the Big Brother producer was informed of an ongoing police investigation at the time he appeared on the reality show.
However, the show’s runners locked him in the house for five days before removing him. Stated.
According to the outlet’s report, two women alleged rape and physical assault at the hands of Tate in 2015.
A spokesperson for Big Brother production company Bunny Jay UK said: “As soon as we were informed by Hertfordshire Police on 8th June 2016 that Andrew Tate was under police investigation, we We have initiated extensive discussions with Channel 5 and our legal team, including an attorney representing Andrew Tate.”
“During this period, Andrew was under constant close scrutiny as he attempted to provide details requested by Channel 5 regarding the police investigation.”