A rumor sparked up yesterday that Ian Watkins of Lostprophets was charged with child pornography charges. The rumors are saying he and two women have all been charged for the same offenses, and will be appearing is Cardiff Crown Court on December 31st.
Ian and the 24 year old woman were also charged with conspiracy to rape a one year old little girl, and Ian was also charged with the conspiracy to engage in sexual activities with a child under thirteen.
The band has posted a short statement on their website about the charges, which you can read below. "Following charges made today against Ian Watkins, we find ourselves in a state of shock. We are learning about the details about the investigation along with you. It is a difficult time for us and our families, and we want to thank our fans as we seek support. -Jamie, Lee, Luke, Mike and Stu."
Ian has yet to admit to any of the offences, but all of them date back from May of 2012 to December 2012.
As more information is known, more will be posted. All that can be determined as of right now is that the future of Lostprophets is definitely on the line, as Ian
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