Catfish extraordinaire Gayle Newland stands accused of luring an unnamed plaintiff into a relationship by pretending to be a man. Because she blindfolded them.

To be clear: if Gayle Newland really did lure a woman under false pretenses into have sex with her, that is sexual assault. However, most people seem to be losing sight of this fact, because the story as a whole is so completely WTF. Here are some of the details of the case against Gayle Newland, as reported by The Guardian:

Gayle Newland, 25, has admitted creating a fake Facebook profile in order to meet girls, using a photo of a good-looking Asian man she called Kye Fortune. But she denies misleading a woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by Newman wearing a prosthetic penis after they had intercourse, during which the woman wore a blindfold.

The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, had earlier testified to having willingly worn the blindfold during numerous sexual encounters with someone she believed was Kye Fortune. She said Kye told her he was recovering from a brain tumour and did not want her to see his scars.

Sources: The Guardian