Patrick Rock Trial: ‘It Was Just Like Watching Britney’

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Former Cameron aide Patrick Rock’s trial has begun – he stands accused of downloading indecent images of children. Rock admits downloading 19 images of girls aged 10-14 dressed in bikinis and ballet tutus. The prosecution allege the children were wearing “sexualised or erotic clothing… in a pose that is deliberately sexual in tone”. Defending, Rock’s QC argued the images were not indecent – “Think swimwear models in catalogues” – and said the poses were similar to the Britney Spears music video for Hit Me Baby One More Time, filmed when she was 17. Rock did not pay for the images. The jury is considering its verdict…

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