Morgan Wilson, Top Chef Finalist, Indicted on Child Porn Charges

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Morgan Wilson, the hothead who made it to the finals on season one of Top Chef, was indicted earlier this month on child porn charges, according to reports.

Three second-degree felony charges were filed October 6. Morgan stands accused of possession of the material with intent to promote child pornography.

Wilson was arrested December 7 “after undercover investigators received several file transfers from Wilson’s computer via Limewire in September 2010.

Morgan Wilson Mug Shot

The files allegedly contained "images and videos of children as young as toddlers engaged in sexual acts,” according to the Plano, Texas, Star-Courier.

Wilson, 38, was shown three images that were downloaded by investigators in an initial search and he admitted that he viewed the images to the police.

Wilson, whose employer (the Ritz Carlton Dallas) would not comment on his status as the executive pastry chef, was released from jail on a $10,000 bond.

He must not have access to any computer without monitoring software until further notice. He must appear before a judge to face the charges Thursday.

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This idiot used to pride himself in being a heterosexual male,and seem contemptuous towards the gay contestants and the women. Meanwhile he was a pervert... He should rot in prison,cook nice prison food there. Be someone's biatch...

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I love him, he's a badass and make me laugh in the show. Probably all this be a lie.

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So repulsive! I've officially eaten my last meal at The Ritz-Carlton Dallas, unless I'm sure he's out of there. I will not support any business that supports him, though of course I do pity his family. How hideous and humiliating to have such a POS as a member of one's family. This is really terrible for them and, obviously, for the children victimized by such lowlife pervs.

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There is a special place in Hell for these people. If he used a bail bondsman he got out for $1500 -15% here-NC Fifteen hundred $'s for KID PORN!!! one of ours children-GOD please help these parents/baby's get through this. Whats wrong with this system that shoplifters or DD(drunk and disorderly) get the same or MORE bond amounts than him.Maybe I'm slow or something because I just don't freaking get it!!!

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did not like him on the show. now it becomes clear why. his comments re women (eg the shoes) were quite bizarre and not normal at the time.

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i feel bad for his wife & child

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Laws are made to protect these dirt bags and not the innocents Like our children. $10000 bond what a joke. Sicko

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Neuter him. $10000 bond is that the best they can do. Laws ate made to protect

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He was on Top Chef: Just Desserts, Season 1, NOT Top Chef.

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Rot in hell, scumbag.