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Al Porter’s allegations could cost him €500,000

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Al Porter could pay up to €500,000 for several accusations of sexual misconduct against him.

The radio and TV star resigned from Today FM over the weekend with immediate effect and issued an apology to those who felt harassed by his behaviour.

According to the Irish Independent, Al could face loses of €500k, due to leaving his job at the station as well as several other commercial deal being in jeopardy.

Al’s contract with Today FM was reportedly worth €140,000, he also has a contract with TV3 for series Blind Date, and is booked to appear in the Polly And The Beanstalk panto in The Olympia this Christmas.

While the future of Blind Date is still uncertain, TV3 pulled a repeat episode of the show this weekend.


Al Porter said yesterday in his statement that he was “unaware of these complaints or the impact of conduct.”

He said that he was “truly sorry for any distress I may have caused in what I had regarded as light-hearted and good-natured circumstances.”
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