DJ Tim Westwood accused of sex with girl, 14, as three others accuse him of assaulting them as teens | The Sun
TIM Westwood has been accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl after fresh allegations came to light against the DJ.
The ex-Radio 1 DJ was described as a "predator" by the girl, who came forward after a string of women accused him of abusing his position in the music industry.
She claimed Westwood – then aged in his 30s – had sex with her several times from when she was 14 – with the ordeal leading to her attempting to take her own life.
The woman, named as Esther, told the BBC she met the DJ at the Arch in Vauxhall in 1990.
She said he "didn't look shocked" when she told him her age and said she could keep coming to the club.
Recalling the alleged abuse, Esther said Westwood had asked to meet her at Hammersmith Station where he picked up her in his car.
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The DJ drove her back to a flat and offered her a drink, which Esther refused, before he kissed her, it is claimed.
She added: "I was like, OK, I don't have a problem with that. And then, it progressed from there. We had sex."
Esther said Westwood continued to call her after night and alleged she "never" gave her consent.
She claimed she broke off contact with Westwood when she turned 16 and described herself as "prey".
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Esther's allegations feature in new BBC News documentary, Hip Hop's Open Secret: Tim Westwood, which airs on BBC3 tonight.
The show also features testimony from other women, who were all aged under 18 when they were allegedly targeted by the DJ.
In April, the DJ was accused of trying to exploit seven women by "flashing and groping" them.
They told of the alleged abuse between 1992 and 2017 to the BBC and the Guardian.
Westwood, 64, has vehemently denied the claims and none of his accusers are believed to have reported their allegations to police.
He stepped down from his show at Capital Xtra in the wake of the claims.
His alleged victims' stories featured on BBC Three documentary, Tim Westwood: Abuse of Power.
One, who was 17 and the member of an R&B group when she met Westfield, claimed he performed a sex act on her.
She told how the DJ – then aged in his mid-30s – had "absolute power" at the time.
Another claimed she was "frozen with fear" when the DJ allegedly assaulted her.
The celeb is the son of former Anglican Bishop of Peterborough Bill Westwood.
He rose to fame hosting the first nationally-broadcast rap show on UK radio from 1994.
Westwood has won a number of MOBO awards and hosted the UK version of Pimp My Ride.
In 1999, he was seriously hurt in a drive-by shooting.
A statement from Westwood's rep said: "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."
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