An actor accused of raping a teenage girl yesterday blamed it on ‘sexsomnia’, a condition which he claims causes him to have sex in his sleep.
Morris, who appeared in a film with Michael Caine and in the TV soap
Hollyoaks, is alleged to have attacked the 15-year-old after she drank
cocktails at a birthday party.
But the 42-year-old told a jury he had no recollection of the alleged rape because he was sleepwalking at the time.
arrested he initially refused to believe that he had sex with the girl
until police presented him with DNA evidence, Cardiff Crown Court heard.
He told jurors: ‘I
have a history of sleepwalking, checking my phone, gyrating against door
frames and having sex with partners in my sleep. It’s quite
embarrassing but I once engaged in sexual activity with a recent
‘I climbed on
top of her in the middle of the night in a blank state. I have also had
partial sex with my current partner and gyrated against her leg.’