John Peel is canceled RENAME on stage after historic sexual Abuse claims Against the late star

Organizers of Glastonbury have revealed the John Peel Stage is set to be renamed nearly 20 years later – following the announcement of a headliner for 2023.

Emily Avis now revealed

It comes after historic sexual abuse claims against the late BBC Radio One DJ came to light – sparking a petition last summer for the festival to take action. The allegations included a woman named Jane Nevin, who in 2012 claimed she had become pregnant with Peel during a three-month affair when she was a 15-year-old schoolgirl in 1969. Event organizer Emily Avis has now revealed that the John Peel Stage, which hosted New Bands in 2005 Tent, would be called Woodsy – although he insisted that this was not in response to the petition or the allegations.

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Ms. Avis then insisted

Ms. Avis said the decision was part of a push to name stages that stand in areas such as West Holts and Silver Hayes. Ms. Avis then insisted that the name change was not a response to the petition, adding: ‘I am in Jack Owens, 26, who set up the petition, said last year that the stage was a long overdue’ change and asked organizers to include the former BBC presenter’s name on the tent ahead of this year’s festival. asked to remove it from

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Peele, 65, died of a heart attack in Peru in 2004. He is alleged to have met Ms Nevin at a Black Sabbath concert when he was in his 30s. She claims that he had sex with her in BBC studios and backstage at concerts.

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