Former CBBC presenter pleads guilty to possession of extreme animal porn 2 months ago

Former CBBC presenter pleads guilty to possession of extreme animal porn

The former CBBC presenter known as 'Sizzlin' Steve' was found with at least six 'extreme pornographic images on his phone and computer

Stephen Kish, who was known for hosting Officially Amazing, a CBBC show featuring people from around the world trying to break Guinness World Records, has pleaded guilty to possessing animal porn.

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The 32-year-old, who was known as 'Sizzlin' Steve' during his five-year tenure on the show, initially denied charges and was set to face trial in January but changed his plea and confessed while reportedly sobbing at Lewes Crown Court in East Sussex.

Police found grossly inappropriate and highly illegal images on a phone and computer belonging to Kish, one of which was reported by the above outlet as depicting someone having sex with an animal in an "explicit and realistic way".

 The extreme pornographic images were actually found back in September 2018, the last year in which Kish featured on the CBBC show. He presented eight series since it started back in 2013. Kish also ran a dog boarding business out of Brighton called 'Tails of Love'.

Kish, who holds more than 50 world records and who once claimed pet therapy helped him cope with "depression and anxiety", will now be sentenced in October after admitting the offence. He was granted bail until the sentencing hearing. The expected length of his prison time remains unclear.

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