BBC’s Ray Gosling Gets 90 Days After Pleading Not Guilty, Then Guilty

Ray Gosling, the BBC host who apparently lied about killing his AIDS-stricken lover, will receive a 90-day suspended sentence for wasting police time with a false on-air confession, which sounds like a ridiculous thing to charge somebody over. He initially pleaded not guilty (“In my heart and in my head I plead not guilty”) and then, after consulting his attorney, plead guilty (“Digby Johnson, my solicitor, tells me technically I am guilty”). [Guardian]

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  • 7

    So…did someone actually die here?

  • Kev C

    @7: His lover did, but not by him. Just the sad, strange fantasy of an old man seeking attention.

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