After denying it was him who leaked a tape of Tulisa performing a sex act on him, Justin Edwards has now held his hands up. In a preliminary court hearing DJ Justin Edwards at first denied he was behind the leaking of the footage, which showed the singer and X Factor judge performing a sex act on him when they were in a teenage relationship that ended in When the tape first emerged, Tulisa, who gave Justin a middle-fingered salute from Wireless Festival at the weekend, won a High Court order banning publication of the footage. Her case against others involved in it continues Kerry Katona knows a thing or two about rotten men, but now she's found a good one, she doesn't want him.
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The newly-blonde X Factor judge spoke outside the court in London, after Justin Edwards held his hands up to releasing the explicit tape. Tulisa Contostavlos released a statement outside the High Court in London this morning, after ex-boyfriend Justin Edwards confessed to leaking an explicit video of her online. Speaking to the press, Tulisa said that she is stronger as a result of the sex tape drama — which led to her recording this video apology back in March — and that Justin messed with the wrong woman. It has been a very testing few months, and this was not a case I ever wanted to go through. He has succeeded in none of these things. I am disgusted by Justin and saddened by the people that believed I released the footage myself. After months of lying to the public and lying in court, Justin has finally admitted to being guilty and I hope justice is served. I also would like to thank from the bottom of my heart, the fans that stood by me. I'm especially grateful for all the support I have received from the public, my friends, family and team.
Video: Tulisa Contostavlos reads her statement outside court
Tulisa Contostavlos said her ex-boyfriend Justin Edwards had "messed with the wrong woman" after winning an apology from him over a sex tape which ended up online. Jonathan Coad said: "The invasion of Miss Contostavlos' privacy was the most severe kind imaginable. Tulisa, 23, launched the legal action against her year-old ex-boyfriend and others after the footage was posted on a website. She won a High Court order in March banning publication of the clip showing her engaged in a sexual act.
A triumphant Tulisa Contostavlos arrived at London's High Court today to accept an apology from the ex-boyfriend who leaked intimate footage of them together. The singer, sporting newly-blonde locks, settled her legal action against Justin Edwards after he admitted he was responsible for releasing the sex tape that appeared online and agreed to say sorry. Tulisa told waiting photographers she was thrilled that 'the truth had come out' over the publication of the intimate footage. And, in her statement, she added: 'This time, Justin messed with the wrong woman'. Now, I'm off to Ibiza! Tulisa looked stony-faced as she left the court, but cheered up as she spoke to reporters. She added: 'I am relieved that this is finally over. It has been a very testing few months and this was not a case I ever wanted to go through. He has succeeded in none of these things.