Harry Potter Fan Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charges, Apologizes To Emma Watson

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A Manchester, England, man apologized to Harry Potter beauty Emma Watson on Tuesday following a court session in which he was barred from contacting the Harry Potter star for five years after he confessed to superimposing her head onto images in a huge child pornography cache he had amassed.

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“I would like to apologize … I’m ashamed of what I’ve done,” the offender John Cavanagh told reporters outside Manchester Crown Court, where he pleaded guilty to 19 counts of making indecent photographs.

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Following the apology, Cavanagh, 38, said any trouble he caused Watson, 20, by superimposing her onto the graphic images was “unavoidable.”

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Police said they found more than 2,000 images of the actress, and 1,300 other indecent images in his home.

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The judge issued Cavanagh a three-year community order with supervision and ordered him into a sex offenders program. Cavanagh told reporters he’s “absolutely” learned his lesson.

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