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Lostprophets' paedophile Ian Watkins 'beyond help'

A "starstruck" fan who had a relationship with paedophile Ian Watkins said the rock singer was beyond help.

Lucy, not her real name, said she did not believe the charges against the Lostprophets frontman were true - until he admitted them.

She told BBC 5Live's Mark Hutchings aspects of their relationship she initially found "exciting" she now thought were "really weird".

It comes as Watkins, 36, from Pontypridd, is due to be sentenced for a string of child sex offences, including the attempted rape of a baby.

Last month, Watkins pleaded guilty to 13 charges at Cardiff Crown Court.

Two other women, the mothers of two of the victims, are also expected to be sentenced.

  • 18 Dec 2013
  • From the section Wales
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