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December 19th, 2012

Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins charged with child sex offences **UPDATED 31 December 2012**

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No laughs, no japes, no smart-arse puns – just the facts from the BBC.

**UPDATED** A particularly unpleasant update c/o The Independent.

**FURTHER UPDATED** Lostprophets have replaced their official website with a page containing the following statement:

Following charges made today against Ian Watkins, we find ourselves in a state of shock. We are learning about the details of the investigation along with you. It is a difficult time for us and our families, and we want to thank our fans for their support as we seek answers.

Jamie, Lee, Luke, Mike and Stu

**UPDATED AGAIN** Ian Watkins has been remanded in custody until 11 March 2013 following a preliminary hearing at Cardiff Crown Court on 31 December 2012.