Jack Tweed cleared of raping teenager

JACK Tweed was today cleared of raping a teenager.

Tweed, the widower of Big Brother star Jade Goody, and his friend, Anthony Davis were accused of raping the young student at Tweed's east London home in the early hours of September 4 last year.

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But the jury at Snaresbrook Crown Court in East London acquitted the 22-year-old club promoter after he described sex with the then 19-year-old, who said she was "frozen with fear", as consensual.

Davis was also acquitted of rape.

There were cheers of celebration from friends and family of the defendants who packed into the public gallery of the court.