Katherine Jenkins weighs in on Lily Allen's stalker ordeal
Earlier this week, songstress Lily Allen spoke out about a 7-year ordeal of dealing with a stalker.
She told The Observer that it was horrifying and she was left feeling as though she was unable to trust the police: "I felt alone. I have some trust issues now, not least with the police. Who can you trust if you cannot trust institutions like the police?"
Now, singer Katherine Jenkins has weighed in on Allen's experiences and told The Sun newspaper, in a new column, that she has the opposite opinion of the police because they have always been very helpful when she has needed them:
“Whenever I’ve had calls to ask the police for help in any sort of situation, in my experience they have been fantastic. Unfortunately there are people in the world who don’t see that you have a personal life and that that intrusion might scare you."
Jenkins added: “Where I live in South West London the police are amazing and have always said, ‘Just let us know if you need help and keep in touch’. They always say they will do whatever they can. I have never felt let down by them. I only have positive things to say about them.”
After reading Jenkins' comments, Allen took to her Twitter page and thanked her for helping to raise awareness of stalking but advised fans not to be upset with Jenkins' remarks because they have have been taken out of context by the newspaper:
"Thanks for your support @danwootton @KathJenkins, thank you for helping draw attention to this cause that effects 700,000 women a year. I'm sure Katherine's comments were taken out of context and she'll have signed a contract as guest editor, so she won't be able to deny. Please don't get upset with @KathJenkins it's not her fault."
Watch Jenkins performing live here:
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