Former Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins was sentenced to 29 years in prison plus 6 years probation late last year on a number of child sex offenses, but at the time of the sentencing police were still investigating additional allegations. It turns out that the investigation has led to a surprising arrest.
Now that Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins has been given a 35-year sentence for committing a staggering list of child sex crimes, justice has been served. However, the actions of Watkins also affected the other members of Lostprophets, single-handedly killing the careers of five of his bandmates. In support of the other Lostprophets members, Bring Me the Horizon's Oli Sykes wrote up a post encouraging music fans to support the Lostprophets musicians with their future efforts.
Lostprophets singer and convicted pedophile Ian Watkins pleaded guilty to 13 sex crime counts on Nov. 26. He was handed a lengthy sentence earlier today (Dec. 18), but in the time span between his guilty plea and returning to court for sentencing, Watkins had two disgusting phone calls from prison, joking around about the many atrocities he committed against children.
Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins was sentenced today (Dec. 18) after pleading guilty to a total of 13 offenses, most of which revolve around child sex crimes. Watkins admitted to the most heinous and disturbing crimes in rock history, and for his despicable acts, the singer has been sentenced to 29 years in prison and an additional 6 years on extended license (probation). He will not be eligible for parole until he has served at least two-thirds of his sentence.
On Nov. 26, Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins pleaded guilty to a disturbing number of sex crimes. Many of these crimes involved children, two of which involved infants who were willingly victimized by their own mothers, who were "superfans" of Lostprophets. The band has kept relatively quiet since Watkins' guilty plea, but over the holiday weekend, Lostprophets released an official statement on their former singer.
Yesterday (Nov. 26), former Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins pleaded guilty to 11 counts of various sex crimes, most of which involved children. The unbelievably graphic and predatory nature of Watkins' crimes has shocked rock fans worldwide, but in a new update, an ex-girlfriend of Watkins claims that she had warned police in 2008 that the singer "wanted to abuse children."
Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins has pleaded guilty to numerous child sex offenses. Watkins' UK trial for a large number of sex crimes was scheduled to begin this week, but Watkins shocked the court by pleading guilty to numerous charges just as the trial was set to begin, with jurors having been warned they were about to see some graphic and disturbing evidence.