Atomic Kitten’s Liz McClarnon has had a tough time
Speaking to Liz McClarnon is like catching up with an old friend.
The 33-year-old Atomic Kitten star is warm, open and totally hilarious. So it’s hard to believe that despite her cheerful, chatty disposition, Liz has just been through one of the most difficult periods of her life.
The stalker who had tormented her for three years and threatened to rape her was finally sentenced in January 2013.
Robin Duke, 34 – who called himself ‘Robin McClarnon‘ – pleaded guilty to six charges of harassment and was sentenced to three years’ probation, a community sex offences programme and drug and alcohol counselling.
‘When I’d see his sexually explicit messages on Twitter I’d block him straightaway but he’d set up another account and start again,’ Liz tells us.
‘These days I tend not to read messages properly and I get nervous replying to people because it can attract more negative things.’