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Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Tim Westwood accused of sex with a 14-year-old

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Tim Westwood, a DJ, is facing allegations from a woman who claims he had sex with her when she was 14 years old.

The woman claims the former Radio 1 DJ, now 64, was in his 30s at the time and called him a “predator.”

The woman is one of several who have come forward as a result of a BBC News and the Guardian investigation into allegations of misconduct and abuse dating from 1990 to 2020.

Sex with a 14-year-old is illegal in the United Kingdom.

Hip Hop’s Open Secret: Tim Westwood will air on BBC News on Wednesday (July 13) at 10pm and will feature testimonies from women accusing Westwood of sexual misconduct.

One of the women accusing the radio DJ claims she first had sex with him when she was 14 years old. Another claims he was 16 when he started what she describes as a “controlling” relationship with her.

One woman, then 20, claims he assaulted her by inserting his penis into her mouth while she resisted.

Mr Westwood sexually assaulted two other women when they were in their mid-teens, according to their accounts.

Mirror Online has reached out to Westwood for comment.

Three women accused the DJ of opportunistic and predatory sexual behavior in April, while four others claimed he groped them at events.

Tim Westwood: Abuse of Power, a BBC Three documentary, detailed the allegations.

Tim strongly denies the allegations, saying at the time, “Tim Westwood strongly denies all allegations of inappropriate behavior.”

“In a career that has spanned 40 years, there have never been any complaints made against him officially or unofficially.

“Tim Westwood strongly rejects all allegations of wrongdoing.”

At the time the allegations emerged, BBC director general Tim Davie said the accusations made against the DJ were “shocking”.

He also said the claims made by the women are “powerful and appalling”, but he had seen “no evidence of complaints” from the DJ’s time at the corporation.

Mirror Online contacted the Metropolitan Police and Tim Westwood for further comment at time.

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Werner makes RB Leipzig return after frustrating Chelsea spell

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Timo Werner has rejoined RB Leipzig from Chelsea on a four-year contract.

The Germany forward failed to live up to expectations since moving from Leipzig to Stamford Bridge for a fee of £47.5million (€50m) two years ago.

Although reports suggested his return would initially be on loan with an option to buy, the Bundesliga club have instead secured him on a contract that expires in 2026.

The 26-year-old scored just 10 Premier League goals in 56 appearances for the Blues, having arrived at the club with 95 goals for Leipzig between 2016 and 2020 to his name – that remains a club record.

Werner was not included in Thomas Tuchel’s squad for Chelsea’s 1-0 win over Everton in their first game of the Premier League season, and he said farewell to the club in a social media post on Tuesday.

Werner wrote: “Dear Blues, today marks the end of my journey with Chelsea FC.

“I am incredibly grateful for the time I spent at this special club. At this point I would like to express my appreciation for my teammates, the coaches and staff, and especially for you, the special supporters of Chelsea Football Club.

“I felt so much love and support throughout the last two years and I will never forget how you guys stood behind me in good and in challenging times!

“We lifted trophies like the Champions League together and I will always remember the song you wrote and chanted for me. I’m already looking forward to hopefully playing at Stamford Bridge again one day! See you soon, Timo.”

Soon after, Leipzig confirmed the transfer had been completed.

Their statement read: “Timo is back – and is now snapping again for RB Leipzig!

“Our record goalscorer (95 goals) is returning to the Bundesliga after two years in the English Premier League with Chelsea and is again hunting for goals for the Red Bulls.

“The attacker has signed a four-year contract until 2026.”

Despite Werner’s failure to live up to the hype after his switch to Stamford Bridge two years ago, his tally of 23 goals in all competitions since he joined Chelsea is the joint-highest in the Blues’ squad, alongside Kai Havertz, who also arrived from the Bundesliga in 2020.

With 17 assists, Werner has directly contributed to 40 goals in his 89 appearances, putting him behind only Mason Mount (46 goal involvements in 108 games).

Only Mount has had more shots than Werner (191) in the last two seasons for Chelsea, though the former Stuttgart star converted just 12 per cent of those efforts while missing 32 big chances (defined by Opta as an opportunity from which a player would be reasonably expected to score), showing his profligacy in front of goal.

Werner scored 28 Bundesliga goals in his last season with Leipzig, outperforming his expected goals (xG) of 21.

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Everything you must know about Kizz Daniel’s arrest in Tanzania

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The Tanzanian police have detained Nigerian artist Kizz Daniel for allegedly refusing to take the stage at his concert on August 7, 2022.

According to Gistreeel, the artist, who had only arrived in the nation earlier in the day, reportedly declined to perform since his clothing wasn’t available.

A video that was posted online captures the moment several concertgoers destroyed the stage as many others furiously departed.

On social media, angry fans complained that they had paid up to $5000 for tables simply to see the artist perform live.

This marks the third time that fans have criticised Kizz Daniel for postponing his gigs.

He was initially hauled on July 7 after keeping fans up for more than five hours at his show in the District of Columbia.

After unexpectedly cancelling his Denver gig on July 28, 2022, he was once again pursued by his fans.

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John Legend Announces Double Album ‘Legend,’ Reveals Tracklist

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John Legend, R&B superstar has announced his eighth studio album, Legend, which will be released on Sept. 9.

Executive produced by Legend and Ryan Tedder, the double album marks the first time the 12-time Grammy winner has officially embraced his legendary name.

“Until this point, I’ve never used an aspect of my name as the title of an album,” Legend said. “I had to earn that, to live up to it by delivering in the performance and the music. And this is me saying, I’m proud of who I am, I’m confident in the work I’ve done, and I’m just going to declare it.”

The 24-track album is divided into two acts and includes appearances from Rick Ross, Jhene Aiko, Ty Dolla $ign, Jazmine Sullivan, Amber Mark, Jada Kingdom, Rapsody, Ledisi, and Saweetie, who joins Legend on his new single “All She Wanna Do.”

“It kinda reminds me of Michael Jackson Off the Wall energy, Whitney Houston ‘I Wanna Dance with Somebody,’ and it feels so good,” he said of the uplifting track, which was co-written and produced by Tedder, Monsters and Strangerz, Zach Sketon, Andrew DeRoberts, and Halatrax. “It’s about a woman that you see out at a club who is just living her best life, embracing the party life, and you want to be a part of it.”

The album has previously spawned singles including “Honey” with Muni Long and “Dope” featuring JID.

Earlier this week, Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen announced that they are expecting another child, two years after the pregnancy loss of their third child, Jack.

Tonight, Legend will kick off the second leg of his residency, “Love in Las Vegas,” which runs through October.

Legend Tracklist

ACT I
1. “Rounds” feat. Rick Ross
2. “Waterslide”
3. “Dope” feat. JID
4. “Strawberry Blush”
5. “Guy Like Me”
6. “All She Wanna Do”
7. “Splash” feat. Jhene Aiko and Ty Dolla $ign
8. “You”
9. “Fate” feat. Amber Mark
10. “Love” feat. Jazmine Sullivan
11. “One Last Dance”
12. “All She Wanna Do” feat. Saweetie

ACT 2
1. “Memories”
2. “Nervous”
3. “Wonder Woman”
4. “Honey” feat. Muni Long
5. “I Want You to Know”
6. “Speak in Tongues” feat. Jada Kingdom
7. “The Other Ones” feat. Rapsody
8. “Stardust”
9. “Pieces”
10. “Good” feat. Ledisi
11. “I Don’t Love U Like I Used To”
12. “Home”

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