Christine Lampard’s stalker to be sentenced

Christof King is facing jail

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Christine Lampard’s stalker is facing jail after sending the TV presenter “very nasty” tweets.

In May Christof King, 39, from Brent, north-west London, admitted stalking the star, but disputed sending the messages online.

Christof King will be sentenced later today (Credit: PA)

King, who wanted career advice from Christine, sent tweets and letters and turned up at her house on more than one occasion, causing her to hide in a bedroom with the housekeeper.

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After a Newton hearing on the matter of the tweets, Judge Robin Johnson ruled on June 5 at Isleworth Crown Court that King did indeed send tweets to Lampard.

Christine Lampard
Christine has been terrorised (Credit: PA)

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He said: “There is clear evidence that he has delusional tendencies.

“In my judgment I accept that Mrs Lampard is truthful and accurate.

“I accept that she received tweets from Christ_of_King in 2015 and that these included some very nasty remarks.”

Christine Lampard on LW
Christine is a well-loved ITV daytime presenter (Credit: ITV)

The judge said he would consider Lampard’s assessment of the tweets – which she described as “dark” – an understatement.

King will be sentenced at Isleworth Crown Court on Friday afternoon.

Pregnant Christine is currently standing in for Lorraine on her ITV morning show.

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