Justin Lee Collins - again

(50 Posts)
nancerama Thu 13-Dec-12 22:56:08

Anna Larke's family are campaigning to prevent Justin Lee Collins from appearing in the next series of Celebrity Big Brother. If you are able to give your support to Anna's campaign, please sign the petition below www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/channel-5-withdraw-offer-for-justin-lee-collins-to-appear-to-celebrity-big-brother

ThatBlokesANutter Sat 15-Dec-12 00:55:06

He was convicted

This man subjected her to a sustained campaign of emotional abuse. That is just as terrifying, bewildering and CRIMINAL as punching someone repeatedly in the face. The things he did were designed to control and bully her.

And again i say... he was convicted. There is NO DOUBT over what he did.

And, for that reason, he should not be financially rewarded.

ThatBlokesANutter Sat 15-Dec-12 00:57:14

Oh, and the way he used her problems with alcohol to try and slur her and paint himself as the victim.

I believe she is/was having problems with alcohol. Totally irrelevant to anything at all. But he gave that one a good go.

PieEyedAndLairySanta Sat 15-Dec-12 02:41:58

Signed. Sickening that Channel 5 would do this but unfortunately doesn't surprise me.

tiredemma Sat 15-Dec-12 09:21:16

not only the alcohol- also trying to insinuate that because she self harmed (ergo PD) then she couldn't possibly be telling the truth.

flippinada Sat 15-Dec-12 10:42:02

Signed - and I'm pleased to say quite a few of my friends have signed too. Disgusting.

flippinada Sat 15-Dec-12 10:42:41

Disgusting that channel 5 are even considering this, I mean to say.

Signed and disgusted at Channel 5. But also appalled at the people on here saying somehow the abuse is her fault because she had an affair with him when he was still married. So he didn't have an affair when he was married and a father? Therefore it's OK for him to have subjected her to a tirade of emotional and psychological abuse. He was fucking convicted of the crimes he committed!

IceTheChristmasKateMumsnet (MNHQ) Sat 15-Dec-12 14:29:50

Hi everyone,

We're going to move this to petition in a mo, as that's the best place for it.

Jellykat Sat 15-Dec-12 21:13:55

Bump

uptheamp Sat 15-Dec-12 21:16:42

i will be a lone voice but i have no objection about him appearing on cbb

in fact, i would like to hear his side of the story

they gave it to michael barrymore, can't see the difference

let him speak

elfyrespect Sat 15-Dec-12 21:29:42

I'm appalled he's being considered.
I can't bear to hear him on that Ooops TV one.

Those phone recordings she got of him were just horrible.

elfyrespect Sat 15-Dec-12 21:32:54

The last online petition I signed from a link on here: I keep getting spam e-mails now and e-mail requests to sign other petitions. It is a bit of a pain.
I hope this doesn't start up a load more of that malarky though.

Pantomimedam Sat 15-Dec-12 21:45:48

uptheamp - he had the chance to give 'his side of the story' in court. And was convicted. There were recordings played in court of him ranting at his girlfriend - chilling. If you want to hear his side of the story, look up the news coverage at the time. You don't need to encourage Channel 5 to pay a criminal tens of thousands of pounds and give him hours of exposure on prime time TV to hear his side of the story.

ThatBlokesANutter Sun 16-Dec-12 00:20:40

uptheamp - Umm, he gave his side of the story in court. Every day for weeks. Because it was a crock of shit, hsi 'side of the story ' got him convicted.

Rindercella Sun 16-Dec-12 13:40:29

I don't think Michael Barrymore was ever convicted of a criminal offence was he?

Lee Collins had his chance to tell 'his side of the story' - in court.

DoesntTurkeyNSproutSoupDragOn Sun 16-Dec-12 13:44:46

I can't see the problem myself. Most "celebrities" who appear simply make themselves look like complete and utter twats. I don't see why he would be any different.

ApuskiMcClusky Mon 17-Dec-12 18:33:45

Have signed.

Yoghurty Wed 19-Dec-12 16:50:45

Update-

Don't know if anyone else has seen, but I received an email saying that the petition had been successful and that JLC will now not be appearing on the show.

Well done everyone who added their named to the petition.

msrisotto Wed 19-Dec-12 16:55:46

His side of the story will be nothing but lies. He was convicted. We don't need to hear his bullshit.
I agree with Jinglebelly too, and i have signed the petition.

QuietNinjaChristmasSpecial Wed 19-Dec-12 18:05:38

I received that too yogurty and read the link. I'm pleased.

Jellykat Wed 19-Dec-12 19:43:47

So pleased he's withdrawn from the show!

msrisotto Thu 20-Dec-12 08:21:30

Oh good.

BOFingSanta Thu 20-Dec-12 08:23:41

Wow, how fantastic- a petition that actually made a difference! Great, I'm really pleased.

Pantomimedam Thu 20-Dec-12 14:18:22

I'm pleased but confused - some online sources are saying he turned down the offer. I don't think it should be up to him, I think TV stations and programme makers should refuse to employ the nasty little criminal bully. (Didn't get an email from the petition organiser, should I have done?)

MamaMary Thu 20-Dec-12 16:46:56

I got an email saying he claimed his decision was nothing to do with the petition, but the organisers still think it played a role.

Agree that it should have been the TV station that refused him, not the other way round sad

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