Celebrity Big Brother's Stephen Bear charged following revenge porn allegations

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Photo credit: Ricky Vigil M - Getty Images
Photo credit: Ricky Vigil M - Getty Images

Celebrity Big Brother winner Stephen Bear has been charged following allegations of revenge porn earlier this year.

The reality TV star, who also had stints in Ex on the Beach six years ago and Celebs Go Dating in 2017, was arrested at Heathrow Airport back in January.

He proceeded to deny all claims made against him.

Photo credit: E4
Photo credit: E4

A statement from Essex Police said (via BBC News): "A man has been charged in connection with an investigation into the disclosure of intimate photographs without consent.

"Stephen Bear, 31, of Bryony Close, Loughton was arrested in January. He has now been charged with voyeurism, disclosing private, sexual photographs and films with intent to cause distress, and harassment without violence."

He allegedly shared this material over WhatsApp and OnlyFans, and will now appear at Colchester Magistrates' Court on Friday, July 2.

Photo credit: Channel 5
Photo credit: Channel 5

At the time of the 31-year-old's arrest, the Essex police force shared in a statement: "A man has been arrested in connection with an investigation into the disclosure of sexual photographs without consent.

"The 31-year-old man from Loughton was arrested on Friday 15 January on suspicion of disclosing private sexual photographs or films without consent with intent to cause distress, harassment, and obstructing a police officer".

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