Minnie Driver Quits Oxfam Function Over Charity Intercourse Scandal

Minnie Driver Quits Oxfam Role Over Charity Sex Scandal

Minnie Driver wrote on Twitter she is devastated by the terrible revelation about Oxfam

London, United Kingdom:  British actress Minnie Driver give up her position as an Oxfam ambassador late Tuesday, saying she was “devastated” by the charity’s response to a intercourse scandal involving its support employees.

Driver was the primary celeb to give up the worldwide charity as accusations over workers paying for prostitutes throughout crises widened.

“All I can let you know about this terrible revelation about Oxfam is that I’m devastated,” the Oscar-nominated actress wrote on Twitter.

“Devastated for the ladies who have been utilized by folks despatched there to assist them, devastated by the response of an organisation that I’ve been elevating consciousness for since I used to be 9 years outdated.”

A spokesperson for the charity mentioned Driver’s determination “saddens us deeply, however we additionally perceive and respect her alternative,” in accordance with a press release quoted by The Telegraph newspaper.

Oxfam has denied a cover-up over the usage of prostitutes by senior support employees in Haiti following the nation’s devastating 2010 earthquake.

Because the scandal first broke final week additional allegations have been made concerning the organisation’s mishandling of sexual assault in South Sudan.

Oxfam deputy chief Penny Lawrence resigned on Monday within the wake of the scandal, whereas the British authorities has known as the charity to account for its actions.

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