Kerry Katona's estranged husband in court on assault rap
The estranged husband of former Atomic Kitten singer Kerry Katona has appeared in court charged with assaulting her.
George Kay (36) was arrested following an alleged bust-up at the couple's home in Crowborough, East Sussex, on October 3.
He was charged by Sussex Police with assault by beating and possessing a banned weapon, relating to a Taser-style instrument disguised as a torch.
Brighton Magistrates Court heard he also faces a third charge of possessing a bladed article, relating to a hunting knife found in a wardrobe.
No pleas were entered and district judge Teresa Szagun freed Kay on bail with a number of conditions.