WATCH: Chaos outside of Toronto courthouse as Jian Ghomeshi leaves after he was released on bail for sexual assault charges
TORONTO – Former CBC Radio Host Jian Ghomeshi surrendered to police and was charged with four counts of sexual assault Wednesday.
He appeared in a Toronto courtroom shortly after noon.
Police laid the charges nearly a month after allegations Ghomeshi physically and sexually assaulted several woman first arose.
Ghomeshi has ignored requests for comment but has said in two separate Facebook posts his sexual encounters were also consensual and he would meet the allegations directly.
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