Dartford man George Webb from Big Fat Gypsy Weddings on fraud charges
A Dartford man who appeared on Big Fat Gypsy Weddings and The X
Factor has been charged with five counts of fraud by
George Webb, 28, of Hillside in Darenth, was charged with the
offences - that relate to hundreds of pounds of clothing -
yesterday after being arrested in October.
Webb appeared on X Factor performing I Can't Stop Loving
You, by Elvis Presley.
He was also featured in the Channel 4 show Big Fat Gypsy Wedding
in March last year.
Mr Webb restores caravans for a living and is separated from his
non-traveller wife of seven years.
The show saw Webb being concerned that his two children
would become more like "gorjas" - non-traveller folk.
In a bid to keep their gypsy identity alive, he dressed them in
traditional clothes and took them hedgehog hunting.
Kathleen Kefford, 26, of New Barn Road, Swanley, was also
charged with one count of fraud by false representation and one
count of dangerous driving.
The counts of fraud relate to clothing worth more than £1,000
from M&S at Bluewater, M&S in Gravesend, John Lewis at
Bluewater and M&S in Tunbridge Wells.
The arrest was made at Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre, in
Both Webb and Kefford are on bail to appear at Medway
Magistrates' Court on April 8.