Revenge porn campaigner Georgia Harrison has revealed she would consider becoming an MP in the future after helping to change the law.
The former Love Island star, helped to jail her ex, Stephen Bear, for leaking a ‘revenge porn' video.
The 33-year-old filmed himself and Georgia engaging in sexual intercourse on CCTV without her permission before leaking the tape on OnlyFans, with the video then "circulating globally and on other porn sites."
Georgia bravely decided to waive her lifelong anonymity in the case, leading to a successful campaign for tougher punishments in ‘revenge porn cases’ where explicit videos and images are deliberately leaked.
And now it seems she plans to launch a career in politics after successfully helping to change revenge porn laws.
Stephen was jailed for 21 months and ordered to pay Georgia a total of £207,000, after a judge ruled he had ‘deeply violated her privacy.’
Revenge porn was criminalised in 2015 but prosectuors had to prove that there was an intent to harm victims with the release of the images, now that clause has been removed.
Those who are found guilty will serve a maximum of six months in prison.
On moving into politics, Georgia told The Sun: "I had serious conversations with a couple of Labour MPs about if I could run for Essex, and they said it would be possible.
"They told me to go away and think about it. They said if I was being serious about running for an MP it is something that they would support me with.
"I think also for little girls growing up seeing someone like me running for an MP would be quite inspiring. We need more normal people going into politics."
Her ambitions to delve further into a career in politics come just days after Georgia reflected on her ‘tough journey’ in her powerful speech at this year’s Glamour's Women Of The Year event.
She scooped up an award for her activism.
Taking to the podium, she said: "It feels so magical to be standing here today accepting this award after what has been such a tough journey for me over the past few years."
She recapped the horrific ordeal, saying she was the 'victim of image-based sexual abuse and voyeurism which resulted in over 10 million people viewing sexually explicit content of me without her permission.'
Talking about why she waved her anonymity in the case, she said: "I went on to successfully convict my perpetrator and eventually use my experience to make an amendment to the image-based sexual abuse law, meaning future victims will find it far easier to also have a successful court case."
Opening up about how she has listened to other women’s personal stories, she added: “I do not want to see another generation of women feeling abused, violated and ashamed. I want them to feel empowered and loved."
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