Woman Removes Blindfold, Discovers Her Boyfriend Is Actually a Woman in a Swimsuit and a Strap On

Illustration for article titled Woman Removes Blindfold, Discovers Her Boyfriend Is Actually a Woman in a Swimsuit and a Strap On

25-year-old Gayle Newland of Willaston, Cheshire is on trial in the UK for five counts of sexual assault against her female friend—according to the alleged victim, Newland pretended to be a Filipino-Latino man named Kye Fortune, developed a relationship with the woman over the internet and on the phone, and later had sex with her on several occasions with a prosthetic penis while the woman was blindfolded.

Advertisement

Hmm!

According to The Telegraph, the alleged victim met “Kye” over Facebook in 2011, who she believed was recovering from a brain tumor and anxious about his appearance.

During this time, the complainant said she met Newland - who became a “really good friend” and said she knew Kye. Eventually, the complainant and Kye decided to finally meet in person at a Chester hotel, the jury heard.

She told police the only stipulation that Kye made was that she wear a blindfold because he was “anxious about the way he looked” and “could not walk properly” due to nerve and muscle damage.

Advertisement

The Chester Chronicle reports: “She said she was told he had to wear bandages around his chest because of his heart monitor and a swimming costume for his circulation.” She says she discovered the unfortunate truth in June 2013, when she and Kye were having sex for the last time:

She told police that she felt something was ‘not right’ so she removed the scarf and mask, and saw Newland standing there wearing a woolly hat, swimming suit and prosthetic penis.

The alleged victim said in court that she was “probably a bit stupid,” continuing: “If I thought Kye was a girl, whether it was Gayle or anyone else, I would not have continued seeing him.”

She claims that she did not knowingly consent to the use of a prosthesis, and she did not know Kye was a woman. Newland, however, denies the charges, claiming that the alleged victim knew she was a woman and that “Kye” was a shared fantasy.

Advertisement

Newland’s lawyer characterized the alleged victim’s claims that Kye’s high-pitched voice was due to his half-Filipino and half-Latino heritage as a “lazy stereotype” and a “ridiculous excuse.”

Live updates from this completely insane ongoing trial, apparently being referred to as the “Chester Prosthetic Penis Trial,” can be found here.

Advertisement

Contact the author at ellie@jezebel.com.

Image via USA/50 Shades of Grey.

Share This Story

Get our newsletter

DISCUSSION

folaighh
Mrs. Fingerbottom

She told police that she felt something was ‘not right’ so she removed the scarf and mask, and saw Newland standing there wearing a woolly hat, swimming suit and prosthetic penis.

The classic woolly-hat-swimming-suit-prosthetic-penis-story, almost a cliché. I mean, haven’t we all been there, ladies?