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Tulisa Sex Tape: He Messed With Wrong Woman
Tulisa Contostavlos has formally settled the legal action against her ex-boyfriend after he released an intimate tape of the couple onto the internet.
The singer, who turns 24 tomorrow, was at London's High Court to accept the "sincere apologies" from rap artist Edwards, who initially denied being responsible for the tape appearing on the web.
Outside court, Miss Contostavlos, spoke to reporters. She said: "I am relieved that this is finally over. It has been a very testing few months and this was not a case I ever wanted to go through.
"Justin Edwards's actions were to spite me, make money and ruin my career. He has succeeded in none of these things.
"I stand here today a stronger, wiser young woman who has taken this experience and learnt from it.
"I am disgusted by Justin and saddened by the people that believed I released the footage myself.
"Today the truth has prevailed. After months of lying to the public and lying in court, Justin has finally admitted to being guilty and I hope justice is served.
"I would now like to draw a line under this and put it in the past.
"I also would like to thank from the bottom of my heart the fans that stood by me. I'm especially grateful for all the support I have received from the public, my friends, family and team.
"With that support and my determination I have won this battle. Justin messed with the wrong woman."
When asked if she would be happy with a prison sentence Tulisa said: "I would say that would be justice, so yes."
Her solicitor, Jonathan Coad, told Mr Justice Tugendhat that the invasion of Miss Contostavlos's privacy "was of the most severe kind imaginable".
"She suffered and continues to suffer very serious distress at this wholly unjustified and unlawful interference with her rights.
"She has been particularly distressed by the wholly untrue allegation made by some that she was in some way complicit with the release of the footage. She was not, as this statement makes clear."
Mr Coad said that Edwards, who was not present but accepted all that was said on behalf of Miss Contostavlos, had also agreed not to speak further in public about their relationship.
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what do you think?
...IS THIS ON YOU-TUBE ????????
He did mess with the wrong woman. Her technique is awful!
"Today the truth has prevailed. After months of lying to the public and lying in court, Justin has finally admitted to being guilty and I hope justice is served. Lying? Wasn't it Miss Contostavlos who also lied initially by denying that it was her in the video? Smacks of double standards.
These sex tapes r handy bits if marketing for these useless celebrities
Still a good video mind!
Mr Edwards ? I thought it was Simon Cowell in the video, how else did she get the x factor job .
Who gives a toss? Seriously, learn from it, move on
Shud think she gave a toss aswell lol
i didn't even think it was that good anyway ha ha .Silly woman
yet another z list celeb with ideas way above her station. does she honestly think anyone cares a jot about what she gets up to in her private ( well when shes not chasing the paps all over london so they can get a pic of her ) life. grow up silly girl i reckon you only have a few minutes left of the 5 you were allocated. enjoy it before the certain slip into obscurity.