Collins, 38, of Kew, south-west London, was convicted at St Albans Crown Court of harassment causing fear of violence between January and July 2011.
The court heard Collins had waged a “campaign of abuse”, keeping a dossier of Ms Larke’s past sexual experiences.
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Justice John Plumstead ordered Collins to carry out the unpaid work within 18 months and told him to pay £3,500 in prosecution costs.
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Sentencing Collins, Judge Plumstead said it had not been a “run-of-the-mill case of domestic violence”.
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The jury heard Collins subjected the video games public relations worker, from Pirton near Hitchin, in Hertfordshire, to sustained emotional and domestic abuse during their seven-month relationship.
The court was told that Collins made her sleep facing him, throw away DVDs because they featured actors she found attractive and made death threats against her.
The entertainer and presenter had denied the charge, claiming Ms Larke was a compulsive liar.
The verdict was returned after nearly 12 hours of deliberation over three days.
The couple lived together in Kew from January to July last year and had a deeply troubled relationship as Ms Larke tried to overcome alcoholism.
Collins did not show any emotion as the verdict was announced.
Well, the two crimes don’t exactly compare but one is obviously more serious than the other. One is a vicious and sustained exploitation of a clearly vulnerable woman.
So let’s turn to something that is really just about causing offense.
They weren’t prosecuted. And indeed Ross has a chat show and Brand is in Hollywood.