Caroline Flack’s ‘new lamp’ tweet goes viral after she’s charged with assault
Caroline Flack 's has gone viral on Twitter after a fan found an old tweet of hers where she shared her excitement over buying a new lamp.
The 40-year-old former Love Island presenter made the tweet back in 2010 and now fans are saying it "hasn't aged well" after she was charged with attacking her boyfriend, 27-year-old Lewis Burton.
Almost ten years ago on October 20, the TV personality tweeted: "I also love my new lamp."
A fan retweeted her old tweet and captioned above it: "This hasn't aged well," followed by a laughing emoji.
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Caroline's tweet at the time was in response to a post she'd previously made about how she "loved" living in Camden.
Since the fan discovered the tweet it has gained thousands of retweets and likes on the social media site.
One fan wrote: "I'm just here for the comments."
Another added: "Oh damn this did not age well."
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It comes after Caroline pleaded not guilty to assault at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court on Monday, following a fall out with Lewis in their flat.
The courtroom heard how the presenter allegedly hit Lewis "over the head with a lamp while he slept".
As prosecutor Kate Weiss spoke of an "injury" to Lewis's head, Caroline sobbed in the dock.
The court also heard how a police officer who attended the scene described it as "something like a horror movie".
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Ms Weiss told the court: "At 5.25am on the 12 December he (Lewis Burton) made an allegation against his girlfriend Caroline Flack.
"Police then made their way to the address. Police then knocked on the door eight minutes later and it was opened by both of them. Both were covered in blood.
"And in fact, one of the police officers likened the scene to a horror movie."
Lewis, who is a former professional tennis player and model, does not support the prosecution and insists he is not a victim, Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court was told.
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