A FORMER Britain’s Got Talent finalist choirboy who landed a £1million record deal has appeared in court accused of raping two women.
Andrew Johnston moved judge 阿曼达·霍尔顿（Amanda Holden） to tears with his performance of Pie Jesu in 2008.
But now he faces an appearance before a different kind of judge after being charged with two rapes 在 2020.
Johnston, 现在 27, of Carlisle, allegedly raped one woman at an address in 西伦敦 十一月 2019.
He is further charged with sexually assaulting her in March 2020.
He is also accused of raping another woman in a flat in Sam Fender 和 Raye 约会后在英国人的后台很舒服 between January and February 2020.
Johnston did not enter a plea when he appeared before Westminster magistrates on Wednesday and was granted bail.
He will appear at Southwark crown 法庭 for a pre-trial hearing on 7 九月.
Now sporting a ZZ Top-style beard, he looked a world away from the cherubic 13-year-old who dazzled TV viewers.
His singing career blossomed briefly after the show but stalled when his voice broke.
Although he joined the National Youth Choir in 2011 and took a degree in opera studies, his voice was also affected by a broken nose sustained during an unprovoked nightclub attack.
自从 2017, Johnston, also a jiu-jitsu black belt, has been working as a roofer