Bill Roache apologises for any offence caused

Coronation Street actor Bill Roache said he "would never say that victims of sexual offences are responsible for the abuse that they've suffered", adding, "I apologise most profusely if I've been misunderstood in this way":

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Roache sorry for abuse remarks

Coronation Street star Bill Roache said he was "very sorry for any offence that has been caused" after he suggested in a television interview that victims of paedophiles bring abuse upon themselves because of what they have done in previous lives.