A former native BBC radio host has been discovered to blame of stalking 4 other people together with tv and radio broadcaster Jeremy Vine.
Alex Belfield, who now declares on his personal YouTube channel, was once discovered to blame of 4 stalking fees at Nottingham Crown Court
In his proof, Vine known as Belfield “the Jimmy Savile of trolling,” relating to the disgraced later BBC presenter who whose focused on of loads of sufferers of abuse all over his lengthy occupation got here to mild after his loss of life.
Vine, who has a radio display at the BBC and a TV display on Channel 5 stated that Belfield had waged a marketing campaign of abuse towards by means of social media and YouTube. He added: “I’ve up to now had a bodily stalker who adopted me. That is a picnic in comparison to this man. It’s like an avalanche of hatred that you just get hit by way of.”
BBC Radio Northampton presenter Bernie Keith instructed the court docket he was once left feeling suicidal by way of what he known as Belfield’s “tsunami of hate.”
Belfield’s contract with BBC Radio Leeds resulted in 2011. He elected to not give proof at his trial. He up to now claimed he was once the sufferer of a “witch-hunt” and “pile-on” by way of different broadcasters. He was once granted bail and will likely be sentenced subsequent month.
His YouTube channel is titled “The Voice of Reason” despite the fact that he has been suspended from the platform on multiple instance.