Watch: JLS star seems at courtroom on rape cost [ITV News]
Former JLS star Oritse Williams posed for selfies with followers outdoors courtroom after denying a cost of rape.
The 31-year-old singer, who gained fame after showing on The X Think about 2008, was arrested in December 2016 following allegations over an incident at a lodge in Wolverhampton after a live performance.
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After leaving Wolverhampton Crown Courtroom, Williams posed for pictures with followers.
The pop star laughed and joked with members of the general public who recognised him close to the courtroom.
Former JLS star Oritse Williams, 31, leaves Wolverhampton Crown Courtroom (Aaron Chown/PA)
Throughout a 36-minute listening to on Thursday, he spoke solely to substantiate his title, date of delivery and nationality in addition to to disclaim the cost.
Co-defendant Jamien Nagadhana, 31, from Hounslow, west London, denied assault by penetration in reference to the identical incident.
Williams, of Croydon, south London, was granted unconditional bail till his trial on Might 14 subsequent 12 months on the similar courtroom.
After the allegations got here to gentle, Williams mentioned he could be stepping again from charity work, including: “Press hypothesis is more likely to be unhelpful to the charities I work with.”