Sir Philip Green commented harassment claims against him


The Topshop owner denied claims by lawyer Nancy Dell’Olio, a former girlfriend of football manager Sven-Göran Eriksson, that he offered her an Indecent Proposal-style deal—£1 million to spend the night with him, The Daily Telegraph and The Sun both reported last week and aggressively denied by the businessman who claimed them to have been a blatant lie. “Oh yeah, I’m going to proposition you actually, I’m going to turn gay in a minute. You can write that down how’s that?” he told the reporters who asked him about the incident.He also took one of the reporter’s dictophone and threatened to stamp it ‘not to get himself into trouble’ because of what he had just said.Sir Philip was named in the House of Lords last week as the businessman who won an injunction against The Telegraph, preventing the newspaper from publishing an investigation into a series of non-disclosure agreements the tycoon signed with people who accused him of sexual harassment, racist abuse and bullying in the workplace.


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