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    <p class=”mol-para-with-font”>A former Asos and Adidas model who cut off a woman’s hair and made her eat it from a dog bowl has been locked up again for assaulting another former girlfriend.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Karl Soames, 26, fractured his partner’s eye socket at his Notting Hill home during a domestic argument on August 25 2019.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Soames, of Notting Hill, admitted grievous bodily harm at Isleworth Crown Court. </p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>He was sentenced to eight months behind bars by Judge Simon Davis on Wednesday – but <span style=”font-size: 16px;”>could be released within weeks after serving three and a half months on remand in HMP Wandsworth. </span></p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>The August 2019 attack came just three months after he had cut the hair of his previous lover while subjecting her to a terrifying ordeal inside his central London home – during which he whipped her with a coat hanger, beat her head with a metal pole and made her clean up dog faeces. </p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Soames also threatened to have her raped and murdered if she tried to escape, before calling up a relative to brag about the torment he had inflicted. </p><div class=”artSplitter mol-img-group” style=”style”> <div class=”mol-img”> <div class=”image-wrap”> Karl Soames (pictured), 26, fractured his partner's eye socket in his Notting Hill home during a domestic argument on August 25 2019. </div> <noscript> Karl Soames (pictured), 26, fractured his partner's eye socket in his Notting Hill home during a domestic argument on August 25 2019. </noscript> </div> <p class=”imageCaption”>Karl Soames (pictured), 26, fractured his partner’s eye socket in his Notting Hill home during a domestic argument on August 25 2019.</p></div><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>But at sentencing for the second attack on Wednesday, which saw his lover hospitalised, Soames insisted he had ‘learnt his lesson’, while his barrister told the court he has a ‘bright future’ in the music industry.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Judge Davis, sentencing Soames, said: ‘You can either take it on board or throw it away.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’Are you going to continue to hit women, and use all that cowardice and bully-like nature, are you going to think and act like that, or use the talents you have in music or modelling to construct?</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’The first route will destruct, and the second will construct.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’If you have not found out, as you should do, there are very few people sitting by you in Wandsworth Prison today who have your gifts.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’Those who do have those opportunities will waste them as you may do if you carry on hitting women.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’If you have changed, then you will use those gifts to build, and if you have not changed you won’t.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’It may be that sometimes you find that it is more complicated than I have just set out there, but it really boils down to: Am I going to learn and change, or am I going to persist.'</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>He added: ‘There will be in each of those environments where you are able to display your gifts, in music or modelling, a higher tendency to drop you like a ton of bricks, because it is not tolerable anymore.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’It should never have been tolerable, but in recent times we are finding out how common it is.</p><div class=”artSplitter mol-img-group” style=”style”> <div class=”mol-img”> <div class=”image-wrap”> Soames (pictured) was sentenced to eight months behind bars by Judge Simon Davis on Wednesday - but could be released within weeks after serving three and a half months on remand in HMP Wandsworth </div> <noscript> Soames (pictured) was sentenced to eight months behind bars by Judge Simon Davis on Wednesday - but could be released within weeks after serving three and a half months on remand in HMP Wandsworth </noscript> </div> <p class=”imageCaption”>Soames (pictured) was sentenced to eight months behind bars by Judge Simon Davis on Wednesday – but could be released within weeks high blood sugar after aortic vakve replacement serving three and a half months on remand in HMP Wandsworth</p></div><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’You should not be hitting anybody, you should especially not be hitting women.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’You should realise that a man who hits a woman is a coward, it is ultimately cowardly, it is not manly.'</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Soames told the judge: ‘I have learnt my lesson, sir.'</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Judge Davis answered: ‘I do hope so.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’If you have not, these sentences are going to change, Mr Soames, because my experience since 1976 is people like you escalate in the way they behave towards women because they think they are getting away with it.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’You hit this victim in the eye, she got up and left and was hospitalised.'</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Judge Davis jailed Soames for eight months but he could now be released within weeks because he has served three and a half months on remand in HMP Wandsworth.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Soames’s mother then spoke to the judge, who said: ‘It is a very good thing to keep away from all men and all women until you find the one you want to spend your life with.</p><div><div data-track-module=”am-related_carousel^related_carousel” data-track-selector=”.rotator-panels a:not([class*=external])” data-dm-rotator-rotate=”false” data-track-pos=”static” data-preferred-shared-network-enabled=”” data-dm-rotator-auto-init=”” id=”p-22″ class=”related-carousel with-fb-or-tw news half” data-dm-rotator-active-class=”active” data-dm-rotator-page-count=”1.0″ data-dm-social-article-auto-init=”” data-dm-rotator-page-size=”1″> <div class=”rotator bdrcc”> <div class=”rotator-title”> <h2>RELATED ARTICLES</h2> <ul class=”rotator-pages link-xocc”> <li class=”rotator-prev”>Previous

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    </div> </div><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’You have to keep way down on the drugs, and say: ‘I’m not going to do it'</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’All he has to do is think: ‘Do you know what, I don’t think I will.'</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Soames was jailed for three years in 2020 after he pinned a woman to the ground and threatened to ram a metal pole inside her.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Pleading for her life, she submitted to Soames’ depraved demands and ate dog hair as he poured hot water on her head.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>The former Asos and Adidas model trapped the woman at his home in Notting Hill on May 9, 2019.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Soames cut off her hair and stabbed her with scissors before phoning a relative to brag about what he had done.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>He also whipped her with a coat hanger, beat her head with a marble pestle and metal pole, and made her clean up dog faeces.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Soames threatened to have the woman raped and murdered if she tried to escape.</p><div class=”artSplitter mol-img-group” style=”style”> <div class=”mol-img”> <div class=”image-wrap”> Soames, of Notting Hill, admitted grievous bodily harm at Isleworth Crown Court (pictured) </div> <noscript> Soames, of Notting Hill, admitted grievous bodily harm at Isleworth Crown Court (pictured) </noscript> </div> <p class=”imageCaption”>Soames, of Notting Hill, admitted grievous bodily harm at Isleworth Crown Court (pictured) </p></div><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>The next morning he made her wear a headscarf to hide her injuries and ordered her to leave the house to complete an errand.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>But the victim fled and police were called.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Soames was released from the three year sentence last year but then taken back into custody for fracturing his ex-girlfriend’s eye socket.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Examples of Soames’ modelling work can be found online.

    He can be seen working in Barcelona with his twin brother Archie in a short Asos commercial.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Footage on YouTube entitled ‘Making Model Moves’ describes the brothers as ‘part of a new generation of models putting Kenya on the international fashion map’ and says the pair have modelled for Vivienne Westwood, Adidas, Asos, Native Youth and others’.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Instagram features an Asos clip showing the brothers modelling in Barcelona.</p></div>

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