OMG! Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins accused of child sex offenses

Shocking news has hit the music world today, as it has been revealed that Ian Watkins remanded in custody after appearing at Cardiff magistrate’s court to face child sex abuse allegations.

According to The Independent, the court heard that the Lostprophets front-man is alleged to have conspired with a woman to rape a one-year-old girl.

The site also states that the Welsh rocker also stands accused of two incidents of conspiring to engage in sexual touching with two young children; possessing, making and distributing indecent images; and possessing “extreme” animal pornography.

Defending barrister Tom Crowther said his client would be denying the charges.

Watkins has been remanded in custody along with with two women aged 20 and 24.

Police are asking anyone with any information concerning the investigation to contact the Operation Globe incident room on 0800 056 0154, or the NSPCC on 0800 389 5347.