No not yet
It sounds a bit harsh but I would like to worry the person who did this by threatening legal action, I know who he is and he needs to learn that you cant do things like that
If you want to sue you could
However I should warn it is a High Court proceedings in front of a senior Judge with a jury
You would need specialist Solicitor and Barrister to represent you.
The cost of this is likely to be in excess of £15,000 and legal aid wont be available due to changes.
So yes, you can take action over the statement but it may end up costing a lot for what a Judge may view as a modest statement
I am sorry if this is not necessarily the answer you want and certainly not the one I want to give you, but I have a duty to be honest
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?