Tulisa Contostavlos admits she’s “devastated” after her ex-boyfriend leaked a sex tape of them onto the internet.
The ‘X Factor’ judge says she has been “in bits” after former partner Justin Edwards – also known as Ultra – put intimate footage of them together online so decided to post a video on YouTube to speak of her hurt and humiliation.
After naming Justin as the mystery man in the raunchy tape, the 23-year-old beauty said: “As you can imagine, I’m devastated, heartbroken and I’ve been in bits for the past few days. When you share an intimate moment with someone that you love, that you care about and you trust, you never imagine for one minute that that the footage may at one point be shared with the rest of the UK or even people around the world, so as you can imagine, it’s a pretty tough time for me. But I don’t feel I should be the one to take the heat for this or take the stick. He’s the one that took it upon himself to put it online and he’s now sitting in silence pretending that it’s not him on the tape when it is. I’m not going to sit here and be violated or taken advantage of by anyone.”
The N-Dubz singer says she decided to speak out because she had been so betrayed by Justin and wanted everyone to know who was behind the leaking of the tape, she said: “I wanted to set the record straight and I’ve been deeply betrayed by someone that I loved. Justin Edwards aka Ultra, who is my ex-boyfriend, has put it online and is the other person on tape so please judge the both of us. But I’d like to say, when you judge someone, it doesn’t define the person you are judging, it defines you.”