Max Findlay, an editorial consultant, said: ‘I don’t really want to add anything to the zillions of words already out there. I’d rather just leave the story where it is and move on.’

Findlay, an editorial consultant, has reportedly not been seen in the park since the incident which thrust him – and his pooch – into the spotlight. The former barrister and writer for the Observer and Financial Times is thought to be worried about facing sanctions from the Royal Parks for failing to keep his dog under control. 

He might have to wait a little while longer though for this fame to die down as a remix of his shouts and screams – which went totally ignored by Fenton – are in line to challenge the X Factor’s Little Mix for the Christmas number one spot. 

House duo The Hoxtons are to release their single “Benton! Jesus Christ (featuring Fenton Against the Machine) the same week as the reality show single, with a facebook campaign in support.