James - who is best known for playing Martin Fowler in the BBC soap from 1996 to 2007 - said that he feels 'ashamed' he didn't speak up for friends of his that he accused Clarke of 'hurting.'It comes after 20 women came forward with allegations about the Viewpoint star this week.
Following the publication of the Guardian's investigation, former soap star James weighed in on Twitter writing: "Noel Clarke had too many of scared us for too long. "I genuinely feel ashamed I didn’t do more to stand up for friends of mine he hurt. "Innocent until proven guilty, but this was long overdue."On Thursday, the Guardian published allegations fro 20 different women about Clarke, who they claimed had bullied or harassed them between 2004 and.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk