A university gym boss has been sacked for sending a message suggesting a woman who missed class should be ‘raped’.
Edinburgh University dismissed Ross Brain without notice after more than 800 students signed an open letter to principal and vice-chancellor Peter Mathieson demanding his sacking.
He sent the message in a WhatsApp group to colleagues at Edinburgh University Sports and Exercise club, discussing potential punishment for a woman who missed an exercise class.
One message believed to be from Brain said: ‘Lets rape her. Or give her the choice of 600 burpees or rape.’ Read more