X Factor’s Dalton Harris’ sex tape torment – ex threatens to release explicit footage of singer

Dalton Harris once apologised to fans after explicit videos and photos of him were allegedly threatened to leak online as his music career took off.

The 24-year-old X Factor winner first found fame in Jamaica after winning talent show Digicel Rising Stars in 2010, at the age of 16.

Four years after the show, Dalton claimed a woman was threatening to release footage of him in an alleged bid to ruin his career.

He told The Weekend star: "I’m very private when it comes to my relationship and things like that, I’m very sensitive about it."

In a bid to warn his fans, Dalton also took to Facebook to admit he had sent pictures of a ‘certain nature’ in the past and wanted fans to hear about it from him first.

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Dalton said he wanted to apologise to fans
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"I live a clean life…free of the f***ery and wickedheartedness….Sorry fi dah word deh but if i inna a relatiinship wid a girl fi three years and we have whatsapp and sh*t like tht obviously i will send my GIRLFRIRND pictures of a certain nature…it is sad however that after a breakup this same girl will threaten to release pictures n videos and try to dement a career that I have worked so hard for….I have nothing to hide but a move like dat low down…My life is an open book fi those who know me personally so this is my apology in Advance Jamaica… I am sorry."

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The moment Dalton was crowned winner of X Factor 2018
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Explaining his reason for speaking out, he said: "I don’t want people to categorise me as a waste youth. I’m not like that, I think it’s best my fans hear it from me first."

Dalton shot to fame in his native Jamaica years before he auditioned for the UK’s X Factor.

He made history in 2010 as the youngest ever winner of televised singing contest Digicel Rising Stars.

On the back of the show he was signed to Penthouse Records and travelled to the States and Mexico to pursue a career in music.

In 2014 Dalton bagged his first Number One single in the Jamaican dancehall charts with single Pauper.