TV star ordered to carry out community service
The jury has retired in the trial of TV Comic Justin Lee Collins. He is accused of harassing his ex-girlfriend Anna Larke from Hitchin.
Television presenter Justin Lee Collins used details of his ex-girlfriend's sexual past as a "rock" with which to harm her, a court heard.
A campaign has begun to persuade Channel 5 to drop a rumoured £100,000 offer to Justin Lee Collins to appear in Celebrity Big Brother.
In October the comedian was convicted of harassing his ex-girlfriend Anna Larke, from Hitchin in Hertfordshire, and sentenced to 140 hours of community service.
Channel 5 said today that they can't confirm the celebrity line-up before the programme is broadcast.
The ex-girlfriend of Justin Lee Collins has spoken about the trauma she suffered at the hands of the TV star.
Anna Larke says Collins made her change her phone number and told her what she could wear during their seven month relationship. For more on this story.
A jury at St Albans Crown Court will continue its deliberations today in the trial of television presenter Justin Lee Collins.
Mr Collins is accused of subjecting his ex girlfriend Anna Larke from Hitchin to domestic and emotional abuse. He denies all charges.