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Who is Andrew Bennett? Ex-Gogglebox star who's been jailed for sexual abuse

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Gogglebox star Andrew Bennett has been jailed for 29 months having been found guilty of sexually abusing a teenager. He has admitted to two cases of sexual activity with a child and one count of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.

Newcastle Crown Court heard that Bennett gave the victim a lovebite, having cornered him on the sofa before trying to lure the teenage boy to his bedroom for sex.

Bennett, 47-year-old and of Gleneagles Road, Sunderland, said he “could not be more remorseful” for his actions, and blamed his actions on "slimming drugs..

Bennett was ordered by Judge Tim Gittins to sign the Sex Offenders Register. Andrew Bennet appeared in the 12th season of the hit Channel 4 show Gogglebox, which aired in 2018.

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