Paedophile singer Ian Watkins 'could have been caught earlier' Home News. A tweet by Peaches Geldolf about Ian Watkins could land her in trouble. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Ian Watkins 'groomed' a two-year-old girl's mother from behind bars. Twitter; Reddit; Nearly six years ago, Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins was sentenced to 29 years in prison for absolutely vile sexual offenses. JAILED paedophile singer Ian Watkins has had his Twitter reactivated, with a series of messages suggesting he will release music next year. Watkins later lost an appeal to reduce his jail sentence after judges ruled that the “shocking depravity” of his crimes justified a lengthy custodial sentence. In 2013, Watkins was sentenced to 29 years' imprisonment for multiple sexual offences, including the sexual assault of young children. Just vile, horrible shit. He was the first celebrity in the history of the series to compete within a same sex couple, with professional partner Matt Evers. Some publications have interpreted the post, called ‘Sequence Initiated’, to mean that Watkins may be planning to release new music, but The Independent was unable to verify this at the time of writing. The 24-year-old has over 160,000 followers on Twitter You just wouldn’t because they would be killed on the spot.”. Death threats for me. So she would see like death threats for my kids. Disgraced singer Watkins was jailed in December 2013 for 29 years plus six years on licence for a string of serious child sex offences, including the attempted rape of a baby. Watkins' infamous catchphrase was 'Mega Lolz'. Gaze says the final time he saw Watkins, days before his arrest, was at a video shoot for what was to be the band’s next single. Steps star Ian ‘H’ Watkins has found love again three years after splitting from his long-term love. 1 by lamourlamorgue https://t.co/dQ5OVccqfn on #SoundCloud, New! Stuart Richardson also explains why the band's remaining members moved on with another project so quickly. The ‘Sequence Initiated’ track only lasts for seven seconds, compared to the second most recent mix tape posted on the Soundcloud account which is 57 minutes, 33 seconds long and includes samples from Eurythmics’ ‘Sweet Dreams’ and Lady Gaga’s ‘Just Dance’. Watkins was “strangely positive and enthusiastic about everything,” counter to the mood of the band. The Twitter account of ex- Lostprophets frontman and convicted paedophile Ian Watkins has recently become active again, despite the singer being in jail. A mugshot of Ian Watkins released by South Wales Police following his guilty pleas, Music posted from convicted paedophile Ian Watkins' Twitter account, Lostprophets reunite to form new band without Ian Watkins, Ian Watkins may earn £100,000 in Lostprophets royalties while in. How would you know?” guitarist Lee Gaze said. Favorited SIKH BEAT BRUH by @MEGALELZ https://t.co/4wzuZYUFHx on #SoundCloud, — ian watkins (@ian_watkins) November 21, 2016, Favorited MIX TAPE VOL. — ian watkins (@ian_watkins) December 16, 2012. It goes to show how deluded he was. Ian David Karslake Watkins (born July 30, 1977 in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales) is the former lead singer and founder of the Welsh alternative rock band Lostprophets. SEQUENCE INITIATED https://t.co/uGCu53LOou on #SoundCloud. The police team that brought paedophile singer Ian Watkins to justice has acquired "further information" about his child abuse crimes in the last few weeks, says the senior investigating officer. Ian Watkins, singer of Welsh rock band Lostprophets, pleads guilty to a series of "depraved" child sex offences including attempted rape of a baby. In 2020, Watkins competed in the twelfth series of the ITV series Dancing on Ice. H, former member of pop band Steps, real name Ian Watkins, has had to close his Twitter account due to a barrage of hate from people mistaking him as Ian Watkins of Lostprophets who is currently being charged with child sex offences. Watkins’ last tweet before his arrest was in December 2012. An eighth police officer is under investigation over the handling of allegations against convicted paedophile rock star Ian Watkins. “Who would disclose such a thing to five people, who between them have eight children? The disgraced former Lostprophets frontman is … The world's defining voice in music and pop culture since 1952. Convicted paedophile and former Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins is alleged to have sent three tweets while serving 35 years in prison for child sex offences. Well……that escalated pretty quickly……I do apologise…. Share on Twitter; Share via Email; Ian Watkins was jailed for 29 years, with a further six on licence. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? Watkins is currently serving 29 years in prison with a further six years on licence for a string of child sex offences, including two charges of attempting to rape a baby. CREEPY: Laim McKenzie was mentioned in a tweet from Ian Watkins' account (Image: BPM/PA) Laim McKenzie was stunned when the perverted singer's page became active almost three years after he was jailed for 35 years. The … It is unclear as to whether Watkins has been able to post on his social media accounts or whether they have been hacked. © 2020 NME is a member of the media division of BandLab Technologies. Paedophile frontman was jailed in December 2013 and had not previously tweeted since 2012. Watkins’ former bandmates now perform as No Devotion with Thursday frontman Geoff Rickly and have said they had no idea about the crimes. Ian, 44, is now in a relationship with former dancer turned tour manager, Tom Hope. Convicted paedophile and former Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins may be attempting to release new music from jail. TWITTER has allowed convicted paedophile and former Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins to retain his blue tick on Twitter. Stuart Richardson talks about life after Lostprophets and beating up Ian Watkins Posted by Chris Annunziata on ... And it was a car crash. A tweet posted from the account of former Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins appears to share new music by the convicted sex offender. The Twitter account of ex-Lostprophets frontman and convicted paedophile Ian Watkins has recently become active again, despite the singer being in jail. His Twitter account had been inactive since his arrest in December 2012 until the recent posts. The man behind a Soundcloud account mentioned by the newly active Twitter account of ex-Lostprophets frontman and convicted paedophile Ian Watkins has spoken in interview with NME… He pleaded guilty but argued that the sentence was unduly harsh. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. Watkins’ infamous catchphrase was ‘Mega lolz’. He must serve 20 years bef… Death threats for everyone in the band. 2013 . The band also said that relations in the rock band were so strained before Ian Watkins’ arrest that they would have split up regardless. Crime . A former Lostprophets fan has described the ‘horrid’ moment he was mentioned in a tweet from paedophile Ian Watkins’ Twitter account. — Ian watkins (@Ianhwatkins) November 23, 2013. image caption Ian Watkins is already serving a 29-year prison term for 13 sex offences Paedophile former rock star Ian Watkins has been found guilty of having a mobile phone while in prison. He later launched an appeal against the length of his sentence, but it was dismissed by a panel of judges. Ian David Karslake Watkins (born 30 July 1977) is a Welsh convicted sex offender and former singer, songwriter, and musician. PEACHES Geldof has taken to Twitter to apologise for tweeting the names of the two mothers whose babies were involved in abuse by disgraced British rock star Ian Watkins. 2020. He is just completely on a different level to everybody, happy and positive and convinced we are going to be successful again.”. And unfortunately my wife couldn’t stop reading Twitter. Team Rock also reports that the official Lostprophets website was updated on Monday (November 21). He achieved prominence as the co-founder, lead vocalist, and lyricist of the rock band Lostprophets. ‘They knew, they knew’. A … The Steps singer has been silent on all social networking sites since Ian Watkins … Misidentification. The three tweets linked to Soundcloud tracks, two previously-uploaded songs by Watkins’ L’Amour La Morgue side-project and a recent upload by an account titled Megalelz. Controversy In November 2013 it was reported that Watkins had been receiving hate mail through Twitter from people confusing him with Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins, who had recently pleaded guilty to 11 sex offences, including two charges of attempting to r*pe a baby. Ian "H" Watkins Twitter: Facebook: Ian "H" Watkins Facebook: Wikipedia: Ian "H" Watkins Wikipedia: Imdb: Timeline. Despite reports that Watkins had been moved to HMP Long Lartin in Worcestershire, Watkins’ verified Twitter account became active again on Monday (November 21), posting the first tweets since December 2012. Ian Watkins: Peaches Geldof may face criminal investigation after tweeting names of women claimed to be involved in abuse. The link, which was posted on Monday, shared a Soundcloud link to seven-second music clip on a DJ side project Watkins was involved in from 2009, called L’AmourLaMorgue. Steps singer Ian 'H' Watkins has revealed how his close relationship with pop star Britney Spears caused tension in the band before they split in 2001.. Ian Watkins, the former Lostprophets frontman jailed for sexual offences involving children, has been given another 10-month sentence for possessing a mobile phone while in prison. In 2013, Watkins was convicted of various sex crimes against children, and was sentenced to 29 years in prison, with six more on extended licence. Watkins received a public apology in court from E! In November 2013, it was reported that Watkins had been receiving hate mail through Twitter from people confusing him with Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins, who had recently … The official Twitter account of paedophile singer Ian Watkins has been reactivated - and even suggests he will release new music next year. TeamRock noted that the official Lostprophets website also seems to have been updated on Monday 11 November 2016 and is now simply one page describing the group as 'The Straight Edge British Metal Band'. Watkins was named on the 2017 Pink List of leading Welsh LGBT figures. Soundcloud link was posted from former Lostprophet frontman's account on Monday, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. See that below. 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