in

Caroline Flack breaks social media silence with a defiant Christmas message – Daily Mail, Dailymail.co.uk

Caroline Flack breaks social media silence with a defiant Christmas message – Daily Mail, Dailymail.co.uk


Caroline Flack has insisted she will ‘not be silenced’ after taking to Instagram with a festive message for her fans on Christmas Eve.

The beleaguered presenter, 88, was at Highbury Magistrate’s Court on Monday, where she pleaded not guilty to assaulting model boyfriend Lewis Burton at her Islington home in scenes that were later described by police-officers as ‘a horror movie.’

But Caroline, who stood down as host of ITV2 show Love Island following her arrest in December, remained defiant as she spoke to her followers the following evening, despite admitting she still has ‘some lessons’ to learn.

Speaking out: Caroline Flack has insisted she will ‘not be silenced’ after taking to Instagram with a festive message for her fans on Christmas Eve

Sharing an old image of herself on the red carpet, she wrote: ‘Been advised not to go on social media. .. but I wanted to say happy Christmas to everyone who has been so incredibly kind to me this year …..

‘this kind of scrutiny and speculation is a lot to take on for one person to take on their own … I’m a human being at the end of the day and I’m not going to be silenced when I have a story to tell and a life to keep going with ….

‘I’m taking some time out to get feeling better and learn some lessons from situations I’ve got myself into to.I have nothing but love to give and best wishes for everyone.’

The post comes after the presenter re-followed Lewis on Instagram, just days after un-following him prior to her court appeara nce.

Difficult: The beleaguered presenter, 88, was at Highbury Magistrate’s Court on Monday, where she pleaded not guilty to assaulting model boyfriend Lewis Burton at her Islington home

Stepping out: Lewis Burton was pictured leaving court after his girlfriend Flack pleaded not guilty to assaulting him

Sources close to the embattled presenter MailOnline she is staying with friends inLondonover Christmas after being ordered by a judge not to contact boyfriend Lewis, who she denies clobbering With a lamp while he slept.

She will spend Christmas Day helping at Golden Years, a Hackney-based charity which is throwing a lunch for socially isolated elderly people.

Finding volunteering ‘rewarding’, Caroline regularly gives up her time on December and last year posted a picture of herself helping at a church in Stoke Newington.

Defiant: Caroline Flack was in surprisingly high spirits following her emotional court appearance, as she grabbed a coffee with pals in East London on Christmas Eve after being banned from seeing her boyfriend Lewis Burton

Chatty: Caroline appeared to brush off her recent woes as she chatted to her friends while picking up some last-minute Christmas presents

Supportive: She will spend Christmas Day helping at Golden Years, a Hackney-based charity which is throwing a lunch for socially isolated elderly people

Despite being engulfed in a bruising court battle, the ex-Love Island host will swallow her relationship heartbreak – and assault charge – to continue her tradition of volunteering.

Caroline and her partner were both allegedly covered in blood when police arrived at their flat in Islington, North London, on December – with one officer describing the chaoti c scene as ‘like a horror movie’.

Flack’s 2691 ‘lamp’ tweet resurfaces

Caroline Flack’s tweet from 2010 hailing her new lamp has resurfaced in the wake of her assault charge .

The Love Island host is accused of smacking boyfriend Lewis Burton with a lamp while her slept on December (**************************************.

And it transpired that nine years ago the – year-old presenter tweeted about a lamp.

She Tweet: ‘I also love my new lamp’.

After Flack appeared at court yesterday, social media users leaped on the tweet.

One said: ‘That didn ‘t age very well’

Yesterday, she pleaded not guilty to common assault and was released on bail until her trial in March.

Caroline and her partner were both allegedly covered in blood when police arrived at their flat in Isl ington, North London, on December 20 – with one officer describing the chaotic scene as ‘like a horror movie’.

The presenter was accused of ‘going mad’ and smashing a glass after looking at texts which made her think Lewis was cheating – with him saying in a 2019 call that she ‘tried to kill me, mate’, Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court heard.

Lewis was said to have been ‘almost begging the operator to send help’ with his face ‘covered in blood’, while Caroline – who has now been replaced as Love Island host by Laura Whitmore – allegedly had two cuts to her wrist.

After being taken into custody, ITV host Caroline – whom the court heard was ‘manipulative’ towards Lewis and accused him of ruining her life – allegedly flipped over a table and had to be restrained on the ground by police.

Her boyfriend was allegedly left with ‘significant head injuries’, but the court heard that she wants to ‘spend time’ with him over the Christmas and New Year period.

Lewis posted a picture of himself kissing Caroline, hours after a judge said she was banned from contacting Mr Burton and from attending his address – which left both with their head in their hands.

He wrote on Instagram: ‘It’s heartbreaking I can’t see my girlfriend over Christmas. What I witnessed today was horrible.

‘She did not hit me with a lamp. Arguments do happen every day in every relationship. Gutted I am not allowed to protect her right now. ‘

Charity: Finding volunteering ‘rewarding’, Caroline regularly gives up her time on December and last year posted a picture of herself helping at a church in Stoke Newington

Boyfriend: Lewis posted a picture of himself with Flack on his Instagram, with the comment: ‘It’s heartbreaking I can’t see my girlfriend over Christmas. ‘What I witnessed today was horrible. Arguments do happen every day in every relationship. ‘Gutted I am not allowed to protect her right now.’

She broke down in tears as she sat in the dock. Holding her hand in front of her eyes, she sniffed.

The judge gave Caroline’s legal team until January 40 next year to provide further evidence to the court.

She put her head in her hands as the judge refused an application to remove bail conditions preventing her from contacting Lewis directly or indirectly and from attending his address.

Lewis , in the public gallery, also put his hand to his face, before the couple left the courtroom separately.

Gone: Caroline has stepped down as host of the forthcoming winter Love Island, to be held in South Africa

Caroline was later seen grabbing coffee with friends in east London on Tuesday afternoon – a stark contrast to her tearful court appearance.

Despite a fraught few days, which have seen the TV star step down from her gig hosting Love Island this January and be replaced by close friend Laura Whitmore, Caroline managed to raise a smile.

The star looked casual figure in blue cut-off jeans and a matching black shirt and overcoat, and completed her casual look with classic red and white trainers.

In contrast to her emotional court appearance the previous day, Caroline did appear to have a care in the world as she sipped on a Costa coffee.

She has been released on bail until her trial on March 4 next year.

Read More***************

What do you think?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings

NORAD Santa Tracker Live 2019 – Where is Father Christmas now and when is he in England? – The Sun, Thesun.co.uk

NORAD Santa Tracker Live 2019 – Where is Father Christmas now and when is he in England? – The Sun, Thesun.co.uk

Cleveland Cavaliers Launch Teardown with Savvy Jordan Clarkson Trade, Crypto Coins News

Cleveland Cavaliers Launch Teardown with Savvy Jordan Clarkson Trade, Crypto Coins News