The law is an ass but you did you also know that you can stick four fingers up it but not five? So goes the law. Yip, not since the famous Spanner Case have Britain’s obscenity laws been shown to be so stupid as they have this week.
"Continue reading" for some great legal news and a huge personal triumph for the lovely Sleazy Michael!
The frankly ridiculous prosecution came to a climax this week when a jury of good men and women sat in a room discussing the finer details of watersports, fisting and what not.
What did they decide? Put simply, those good people decided it was none of theirs or the courts bloody business thank you very much and decided Michael was not guilty of whatever the State reckoned he was doing wrong - appreciating that they actually couldn’t figure that out themselves?!
We’re glad it’s over for Michael but be warned. The laws remain as they were before this all started and Michael decided to stand up against them.
Check out how the whole trial panned out on Twitter here: #ObscenityTrial
It's much more complicated than we've outlined above. Keen to find out more? There’s a really good article in The Guardian here...