British pop group Girls Aloud have vowed to continue with their U.K. tour despite the discovery of an internet fantasist who has written about torturing and brutally murdering the stars.
The Love MAChine hitmakers - comprising of Cheryl Cole, Nadine Coyle, Kimberley Walsh, Nicola Roberts and Sarah Harding - found themselves to be the focus of a sick online writer, who has penned the horror Girls (Scream) Aloud.
The unnamed author - who stresses his fantasies are "strictly fictitious" - describes the tale as "the very sexy deaths of all five members of the world's sexiest all-girl group" and even goes as far as to warn readers about the "explicit imaginary descriptions of... rape, torture and mutilation" included in the work.
The news of the horrific tale, posted on the restricted website Kristen Archives, has reached the attention of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol), and U.K. organisation the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) have already tracked the site back to a host in the U.S.
But the Girls Aloud beauties are refusing to let the stalker's actions get to them.
A spokesman for the band tells British newspaper the Daily Star, "We won't give this person the satisfaction that the girls care.
"They have security with them all the time, they are safe enough."