‘Huw Edwards’ revealed by wife as BBC presenter involved in ‘sex pics scandal’

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BBC newsreader Huw Edwards. — HuffPost UK/File
BBC newsreader Huw Edwards. — HuffPost UK/File

A celeb BBC presenter accused of paying an adolescent greater than £35,000, since they have been 17 years previous, has lastly been named by his spouse.

In response to her newest assertion, BBC presenter Huw Edwards’ spouse, Vicky Flind, recognized him because the presenter concerned within the “intercourse pics scandal.”

Tonight, on behalf of her husband, Huw Edwards, Flind stated: “After 5 days which were extremely attempting for our household, I’m making this assertion in mild of the current reporting concerning the ‘BBC Presenter’.

“I’m doing this primarily out of concern for his psychological well-being and to guard our kids.

“Huw is affected by critical psychological well being points. As is nicely documented, he has been handled for extreme melancholy in recent times.

“The occasions of the previous few days have vastly worsened issues; he has suffered one other critical episode and is now receiving inpatient hospital care, the place he’ll keep for the foreseeable future.

“As soon as nicely sufficient to take action, he intends to answer the tales which were revealed. To be clear, Huw was first informed that there have been allegations being made in opposition to him final Thursday.

“Within the circumstances and given Huw’s situation, I wish to ask that the privateness of my household and everybody else caught up in these upsetting occasions is revered.

“I do know that Huw is deeply sorry that so many colleagues have been impacted by the current media hypothesis. We hope this assertion will carry that to an finish.”

The Met Police declare that there isn’t any proof {that a} crime has been dedicated. Experiences state that over a three-year interval, the BBC accepted pornographic photographs.

Whereas discussing the controversy on Wednesday’s episode of Newsnight, BBC broadcaster Victoria Derbyshire could have unintentionally revealed the identify of the unnamed BBC presenter who’s accused of paying an adolescent 1000’s of kilos in trade for intercourse footage.

After the allegations have been revealed in The Solar newspaper final week, a outstanding BBC presenter was fired. The sufferer’s mom disclosed that the cash, which totaled greater than £35,000, was used to help a cocaine dependancy that ruined her kid’s life.