‘Baby Reindeer’s’ Real-Life Martha Accused of Stalking Politician George Galloway in 1980s: ‘She Called Me Hundreds of Times’ and ‘Everywhere I Turned, She Was There’

UPDATE (1:58pm PT): Fiona Harvey legal team responded to accusations made by George Galloway with the following statement: “The statements of George Galloway, a former member of parliament with his own agenda, which vaguely and generally claim that Ms. Harvey stalked him “hundreds of times” forty years ago, has nothing whatsoever to do with what Netflix did to Ms. Harvey in 2024.”

EARLIER: British politician and broadcaster George Galloway appeared for an interview on “Piers Morgan Uncensored” and claimed that Fiona Harvey, the woman who claims she is the real-life inspiration for the stalker character Martha in Netflix’s “Baby Reindeer,” stalked him during the 1980s. Harvey is currently suing Netflix and demanding $170 million in damages due to the show’s depiction of Martha. She also went on Morgan’s talk show herself to deny the stalking and allegations that were depicted in the Netflix series.

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“I saw her sitting in this chair and was riveted by your interview, which was a masterclass,” Galloway told Morgan during their interview. “Piers Morgan at his best. It took me right back to the 1980s, when stalking was up close and personal. There was no emails or texting. You had to either phone someone on their landline or turn up at their door. That’s real stalking. That’s what she did to me.”

Galloway said that Harvey was “forever on my case” and called her an “obsessive woman.”

“Everywhere I turned she was there,” Galloway continued. “At first I thought that she fancied me. But it turned out that she fancied my job. She was a relentless and physical, up-close-and-personal stalker of mine. I am ready to testify.”

When asked how much she stalked him, Galloway answered: “Everywhere I turned, she was there…she called me hundreds of times and she showed up probably hundreds of times.”

In Harvey’s lawsuit against Netflix, she alleges “brutal lies” were told about her in the “Baby Reindeer” series. The suit reads: “The lies that Defendants told about Harvey to over 50 million people worldwide include that Harvey is a twice-convicted stalker who was sentenced to five years in prison and that Harvey sexually assaulted Gadd. Defendants told these lies and never stopped because it was a better story than the truth, and better stories made money.”

The lawsuit continues, “As a result of Defendants’ lies, malfeasance and utterly reckless misconduct, Harvey’s life had been ruined. Simply, Netflix and Gadd destroyed her reputation, her character and her life.”

Netflix responded to the lawsuit by writing in a statement: “We intend to defend this matter vigorously and to stand by Richard Gadd’s right to tell his story.”

Watch Galloway’s appearance on “Piers Morgan Uncensored” in the clip below.

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