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X-Factor Contestant, Phillip Blackwell Who Filmed Himself Raping Nine Women Is Jailed For Life

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A former X-Factor contestant has been jailed for life for raping nine women over a 22-year period.

Phillip Blackwell, who went viral for his cover of Spandau Ballet’s Gold duing his X-Factor audition in 2008, filmed the terrifying rapes, and even covered some of his victims’ eyes with tape.

The Warwick Crown Court heard the serial rapist used a camcorder to film himself attacking women after committing the first crime in 1997.

The 56-year-old was “calm and calculated” during the shocking assaults, even telling his victims he ‘wanted them to enjoy it,’ the court heard.

He targeted ‘five young vulnerable women who were walking alone in Birmingham, Coventry, and Nuneaton.’ He disguised himself by putting on a “soft Irish accent” and wearing a balaclava or mask while attacking his victims.

Blackwell also carried out a string of sexual offences on another four women in the Launceston area of Cornwall between 2005 and 2019.

At previous court hearings, Blackwell pleaded guilty to 31 sex offences, including rape, attempted rape, indecent assault, assault by penetration, voyeurism, and false imprisonment.

Describing Blackwell’s “predatory instincts” to the court, prosecutor Adrian Langdale QC said: “He’s a serial rapist whose campaign of abuse has spanned over 22 years.

“He identified young females dressed in a particular way that he found attractive, followed them in his car, got in front of his victims and got into a place where he could carry out his attack.

“It was cold, calculated behaviour.”

Mr. Langdale said some of Blackwell’s attacks were carried out on women who were unconscious, saying he “plied victims with alcohol in order to get compliance”.

The former reality TV hopeful often used “delusional terms” while attacking his victims.

One woman was told: “If I met a girl like you, I would want to marry you.
“I want you to enjoy this.”

Another woman was told: “I’m not going to hurt you, we’re just going to make love if that’s OK?”

He also threatened his victims in order to prevent them from telling the police, with one of the victims being told: “You have a beautiful body and I can do this over and over again because I know where you live.”

Mr. Langdale told the court how Blackwell often “grabbed” his victims from behind by their neck or head and “rammed” them to the floor before raping or sexually assaulting them.

The court heard the victim’s personal statements of some of the women and one woman described him as “pure evil”.

Another victim said she had “lived in fear for so long”, while a third said the attack on her had had a “devastating and long-lasting effect”.

Speaking after he pleaded guilty, Detective Chief Inspector Caroline Corfield from the Warwickshire Police Major Investigation Unit said: “It is clear he is a dangerous and manipulative sexual predator who has caused untold misery to his victims for the purpose of his own sexual gratification.

“He poses a serious danger to women.”

The sentencing judge on Monday described Blackwell as ‘monstrous’ – adding: ‘Murderers aside, I can think of no more dangerous an individual that I have crossed in my 35 years in criminal law.’

Sentencing Blackwell, Judge Peter Cooke told the defendant: ‘You got away with leading a double life for as long as that because you are clever, because you are calculated, because you are forensically aware, because you are devious and because you are manipulative.

‘It is clear that you equipped yourself with a rape kit – a balaclava… tape for binding hands and covering eyes, and a camcorder to record for your later enjoyment.

‘It is clear that you have an appreciation for female anatomy but that seems to be the only regard you have for women.

‘You have no regard whatsoever for them as human beings or the impact for what you do to them. You must treat them with a level of contempt that is too shocking to even contemplate.’

The judge continued: ‘The harm that you have done with your selfishness is incalculable. ‘If you wanted to do it, to hell with everyone else, you would do it. ‘You are one of the most dangerous offenders. Murderers aside, I can think of no more dangerous an individual that I have crossed in my 35 years in criminal law.’

As well as being jailed for life with a minimum term of nine years, the musician was put on the sex offenders’ register for life and ordered not to directly or indirectly contact any of his victims.

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People Don’t Understand Why I’m Still Succeeding, I’m Not From This World : Kelvyn Boy Brags

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Kelvynboy has taken to social media to brag and throw heavy shades at someone we don’t know but with no doubt might be directed at Stonebwoy, his former boss.

On Twitter, the ‘Anada Anada, lie lie’ catchphrase originator declared that people -likely his haters- keep wondering why he is still succeeding in life.

And if they care to know why, “he’s not from this world”.. Kelvynboy said. The afrobeat sensation bragging on social media has caught fans attention, some have blasted him.

Taking to twitter he wrote; “Niggas don’t understand why I still Dey succeed Thinking face I’m not from this world just know that !!.”

Check his post below;

Kelvynboy anada

Since Kelvynboy broke free from Bhim Nation and having his way through the music industry to become one of the solid forces to reckon with in the Ghanaian Music Industry.

Evidently, the singer has time and again bragged about his craft and money subtly throwing shades at haters who now Stonebwoy can be said to be a part of them, supposedly.

His tweet has garnered massive reactions from some tweeps. One Kojo Poundz who seemed angry at Kelvynboy commented with insults.

He wrote; “Sia common Range wey you buy wey dey make you feel sey you be alien nu Comot make we think”.

Kelvynboy was in the news some time ago following an accident he was involved in. The ‘Mea’ Hitmaker scratched his newly customized Range Rover with another person’s car as he drove past him.

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Don Elvi Shows Gratitude To God and Fans In New Single “Thanksgiving”

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Don Elvi, Corazon Entertainment signee and Frontline artist known for producing back to back hits such as Balling, Big Drip, and later releases Believe EP to motivate the street.

The rapper on his next project switched from Hip-Hop to Afro-Gospel song. Titled “Thanksgiving” the new song is a gratitude to God and his fans based on his struggles, hustle and how far he has gotten in his music career.

The single drops this Friday as it is produced by Apya.

View artwork below.

Facebook: Don Elvi

Twitter: @DonElvi_

Instagram: @Don_Elvi.

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Nengi Reveals The Special Feelings She Has For Laycon

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The 3rd runner up of BBNaija season 5, Rebecca ‘Nengi’ Hampson has revealed the feelings she had for Laycon during their stay in the lockdown house.

Laycon and Nengi became a thing in the closing stages of the show as they were mostly seen together playing and conversing. One thing that gave a different person about them is their erotic dance sessions at the sound of music in biggie’s house.

In an interview with Ebuka, he inquired from Nengi the type of relationship with Laycon and how they become so close to the extent he could touch her whenever they danced together.

She replied that she feels comfortable with Laycon on the dancefloor and that he dances with her just the way she likes it.

“I just like Laycon kind of person, I just like the fact that when we go to the party he can dance with me. I feel like he dances the kind of dance I like to dance.

I don’t know if it makes sense but I feel like I enjoy dancing with him. I also feel like he is a really caring person and I like him, like I really like him,”

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