Arthur Collins with ex-girlfriend Ferne McCann The ex-boyfriend of TOWIE star Ferne McCann who carried out a horrifying nightclub acid attack which left 14 people scarred for life has been jailed for 20 years.
Arthur Collins, 25, squirted the noxious substance three times across the packed dancefloor at the Mangle E8 nightclub in Hackney.
The attack appeared to be targeted at three men Collins had fallen out with that night, but the acid splashed on to a crowd of people who fled screaming and in pain.
Three of his victims, Phoebe Georgiou, Lauren Trent, and Sophie Hall, came back to court to give moving accounts of how the incident has scarred them for life.
Ms Georgiou, who was burned on her chest and arm, said she has suffered from depression, anxiety, sleep deprivation and fear that she will be attacked again.
Lauren Trent, who was celebrating her 22nd birthday that night, tearfully look directly at Collins and said: "From the moment you threw the contents of the bottle so thoughtlessly, not once, not twice, but three times, you changed my life, my best friend’s life, my family and friend’s lives and your own life."You don’t know what it feels like to have acid thrown […]