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Australia’s most despised millionaire Richard Pusey released from jail on bail 

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Millionaire businessman Richard Pusey has been released back into the community months after he was accused of filming a dying police officer. 

Pusey was granted bail in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Friday amid concerns it could take years for him to be brought to trial. 

Pusey will be released from the Melbourne Remand Centre where he has been caged for up to 23 hours a day on remand since April 23. 

It was the day after a truck crashed into four police officers after they had pulled him over for allegedly driving at 149km/h in his Porsche 911 with cannabis and ice in his system.

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Richard Pusey was arrested on April 23, one day after the fatal crash which killed four police officers

Senior Constable Kevin King (pictured, far left), Constable Glen Humphris (second from left), Leading Senior Constable Lynette Taylor (second from right) and and Constable Josh Prestney (far right) all died in the crash

Senior Constable Kevin King (pictured, far left), Constable Glen Humphris (second from left), Leading Senior Constable Lynette Taylor (second from right) and and Constable Josh Prestney (far right) all died in the crash

Senior Constable Kevin King (pictured, far left), Constable Glen Humphris (second from left), Leading Senior Constable Lynette Taylor (second from right) and and Constable Josh Prestney (far right) all died in the crash

 

Pusey is expected to return to his multi-million dollar home – just outside of Melbourne’s CBD – where he will await trial. 

Senior Constable Kevin King, Constable Glen Humphris, Leading Senior Constable Lynette Taylor and and Constable Josh Prestney all died in the crash.  

Pusey, 42, appeared in court on Friday via videolink from prison where he has began to resemble a masked Mr Spock – from the sci-fi series Star Trek. 

The court heard Pusey had spent hard time in jail due mostly to ‘onerous conditions’ stemming from the COVID-19 crisis. 

Top Melbourne barrister Dermot Dann, QC, who appeared for Pusey, had argued the delay in bringing Pusey to trial would likely be longer than any jail sentence he might get if found guilty of the most serious charges. 

Pusey faces a wait of anywhere up to three years to go to trial due to the extensive court delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Doctors had wanted Pusey to be released on bail into a mental health facility, but no-one would have him. 

Under strict bail conditions, Pusey will need to adhere to a nightly curfew, stop driving a car, hand over his passport and not use social media or any other ‘electronic communications’ to publish anything about the case.

He will also need report to police three times a week so they can keep tabs on him.  

Pusey’s application for bail had been strongly opposed by police. 

Homicide Squad detective Senior-Constable Aaron Price claimed Pusey was a risk to the community and would likely interfere with witnesses.  

‘He has absolute disregard for the emotion of other people, He is a manipulative and controlling man,’ Senior-Constable Price added. ‘He enjoys driving fast in flashy cars.’

The detective further suggested police had little faith in Pusey’s wife of 12 years dobbing him in should he breach his bail conditions in the wild.  

The court heard allegations she had not been honest with police when her husband was initially charged.  

The crumpled police car struck by the killer truck is taken away in April

The crumpled police car struck by the killer truck is taken away in April

The crumpled police car struck by the killer truck is taken away in April 

Richard Pusey's wife gives reporters the finger after her husband's arrest in April

Richard Pusey's wife gives reporters the finger after her husband's arrest in April

Richard Pusey’s wife gives reporters the finger after her husband’s arrest in April 

On Wednesday, more shocking allegations of that tragic event were revealed to the court. 

Court documents state dashcam footage had been captured from a doctor who stopped to assist a dying  Leading Senior Constable Taylor.

The court had previously heard a body camera worn by the officer had captured Pusey allegedly taunting her in the moments after she was pinned between the truck and a wrecked car. 

‘Amazing. Absolutely amazing. All I wanted to do was go home and eat my sushi and now you have f**ked my f**king car,’ Pusey was allegedly heard to say. 

In a ruling handed down on Wednesday by Magistrate Donna Bakos, it was stated police alleged officer Taylor was still alive and groaning audibly.

Pusey would later tell his wife that he had observed the officer ‘bleeding … on the top of the roof of his car’ and that she was ‘suffering’, Ms Bakos stated.

Dr Andrew Tsoi told police Pusey was still filming as he and bystanders were trying to treat the officers and he was forced to ask someone to tell him to stop filming and grab his phone.

That person later told police that Pusey ‘was in the way of the doctors treating the victims and he pushed the accused out of the way’. 

‘(Another witness) asked the accused to help protect one of the victims by holding up a blanket, but the accused shrugged him off,’ Ms Bakos stated.

Yet another witness claimed to have seen Pusey recording on his phone ‘within a foot of one of the victims’ and then filming each of the others.

Ms Bakos ruled on Wednesday that Pusey must go to trial over a charge of outraging public decency.

Pusey had avoided the crash that killed the officers after he jumped the fence to urinate. 

The mortgage broker (pictured in a court sketch) avoided being struck because he'd been urinating off to the side of the road

The mortgage broker (pictured in a court sketch) avoided being struck because he'd been urinating off to the side of the road

The mortgage broker (pictured in a court sketch) avoided being struck because he’d been urinating off to the side of the road

Pusey had a minor win in court on Wednesday with several charges discharged by a Melbourne magistrate. He has now been released back into the community

Pusey had a minor win in court on Wednesday with several charges discharged by a Melbourne magistrate. He has now been released back into the community

Pusey had a minor win in court on Wednesday with several charges discharged by a Melbourne magistrate. He has now been released back into the community

Emergency services work at the scene of a collision

Emergency services work at the scene of a collision

The truck drove into the Porsche and killed four police officers

The truck drove into the Porsche and killed four police officers

Pictured: Emergency services trying to remove a Porsche from the scene the day after a fatal crash on Eastern Highway in Kew

Pusey had originally faced 16 charges – four of which were discharged by Ms Bakos after she ruled a jury could not find him guilty of them. 

The charges included failing to render assistance after a crash, destroying evidence and two charges of perverting the course of justice. 

But Pusey failed in his efforts to have charges of recklessly conduct threatening serious injury, reckless conduct endangering life and drug possession withdrawn. 

One of those charges relates to another incident where Pusey was allegedly caught speeding at 300kmh in a 100kmh zone.  

Pusey also failed in overturning the ancient charge of outraging public decency, which Pusey’s defence had claimed had not been used for hundreds of years. 

On Wednesday, Pusey pleaded not guilty to each of those charges, which will now head to jury trials at the County Court of Victoria. 

Eight other lesser charges will be transferred to that court when it eventually goes to trial.  

The three male officers were already dead when Pusey allegedly began filming. 

So gruesome is the video that Ms Bakos refused to even allow a description of it.  

The driver of the truck, Mohinder Singh, was charged with four counts of culpable driving and an array of other drug charges. 

Police allege that Singh, who also remains behind bars, was affected by illicit drugs and fatigue when he got behind the wheel of the truck on April 22.

The manager of the trucking company, Simiona Tuteru, has also been charged with four counts of manslaughter.  

A repatriation ceremony for Constable Glen Humphris took place at Hovell Tree Park in Albury in May

A repatriation ceremony for Constable Glen Humphris took place at Hovell Tree Park in Albury in May

A repatriation ceremony for Constable Glen Humphris took place at Hovell Tree Park in Albury in May

Mohinder Singh was charged with four counts of culpable driving and an array of other drug charges over the horrific crash

Mohinder Singh was charged with four counts of culpable driving and an array of other drug charges over the horrific crash

Mohinder Singh was charged with four counts of culpable driving and an array of other drug charges over the horrific crash

The truck allegedly driven by Mohinder Singh when it crashed and killed four police officers

The truck allegedly driven by Mohinder Singh when it crashed and killed four police officers

The truck allegedly driven by Mohinder Singh when it crashed and killed four police officers

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Mitchell Johnson reveals he has been suffering depression since he was a young boy

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Mitchell Johnson candidly discussed his battle with depression on Monday night’s episode of SAS Australia.

The former cricketer was left noticeably panicked and upset after he froze and failed to ‘shoot the enemy’ during the earlier challenge.

During an interrogation with directing staff Mark ‘Billy’ Billingham and Ollie Ollerton, the 38-year-old explained that his lack of confidence stemmed from professional cricket no longer helping him ‘block’ his struggles with mental health.

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Brave: Mitchell Johnson [pictured] candidly discussed his battle with depression on Monday night's episode of SAS Australia

Brave: Mitchell Johnson [pictured] candidly discussed his battle with depression on Monday night's episode of SAS Australia

Brave: Mitchell Johnson [pictured] candidly discussed his battle with depression on Monday night’s episode of SAS Australia

Mitchell informed viewers of his backstory, saying: ‘In 2011 in South Africa, I just wasn’t enjoying myself. I wasn’t enjoying being a professional cricketer and, I guess, being looked at and judged all the time.

‘I just took everything personally. I was physically exhausted, and I was mentally exhausted, as well.’

During his interrogation, Mark and Ollie asked why his demeanour had entirely changed following the gruelling earlier challenge.

‘I just thought about it too much, just the lead-up of it.’

Struggles: The former cricketer was left noticeably panicked and upset after he froze and failed to 'shoot the enemy' during the earlier challenge

Struggles: The former cricketer was left noticeably panicked and upset after he froze and failed to 'shoot the enemy' during the earlier challenge

Struggles: The former cricketer was left noticeably panicked and upset after he froze and failed to ‘shoot the enemy’ during the earlier challenge

Candid: During an interrogation with directing staff Mark 'Billy' Billingham and Ollie Ollerton [both pictured], the 38-year-old explained that his lack of confidence stemmed from professional cricket no longer helping him 'block' his struggles with mental health

Candid: During an interrogation with directing staff Mark 'Billy' Billingham and Ollie Ollerton [both pictured], the 38-year-old explained that his lack of confidence stemmed from professional cricket no longer helping him 'block' his struggles with mental health

Candid: During an interrogation with directing staff Mark ‘Billy’ Billingham and Ollie Ollerton [both pictured], the 38-year-old explained that his lack of confidence stemmed from professional cricket no longer helping him ‘block’ his struggles with mental health

Ollie informed him: ‘It’s about making decisions when everything around you is falling apart!’

Explaining himself further, Mitchell continued: ‘I picked up the weapon and then panic set in. I struggle with confidence at times.

‘I just think I’m in that transition now where I’ve been out of playing cricket for two years. I found out I got depression. But I think the depression is something I’ve had from even a younger age’.

His story: Explaining why his demeanour changed during the earlier challenge, Mitchell said: 'I just thought about it too much, just the lead-up of it. I picked up the weapon and then panic set in. I struggle with confidence at times'

His story: Explaining why his demeanour changed during the earlier challenge, Mitchell said: 'I just thought about it too much, just the lead-up of it. I picked up the weapon and then panic set in. I struggle with confidence at times'

His story: Explaining why his demeanour changed during the earlier challenge, Mitchell said: ‘I just thought about it too much, just the lead-up of it. I picked up the weapon and then panic set in. I struggle with confidence at times’

Mitchell added: 'I just think I'm in that transition now where I've been out of playing cricket for two years. I found out I got depression. But I think the depression is something I've had from even a younger age'

Mitchell added: 'I just think I'm in that transition now where I've been out of playing cricket for two years. I found out I got depression. But I think the depression is something I've had from even a younger age'

Mitchell added: ‘I just think I’m in that transition now where I’ve been out of playing cricket for two years. I found out I got depression. But I think the depression is something I’ve had from even a younger age’

Mitchell bravely continued: ‘Cricket blocked things out in a way. It sort of hid the depression, but there were a lot of times where you go back to your room, you’re away from family, and you start to dwell on things.

‘Through my career, I just dealt with it. It’s just about me know, moving forward and taking it upon myself to be active with certain things and to keep my mind going’.

Mark reassured him: ‘That’s exactly what you’re doing. You’ve got to put your mind somewhere else. 

‘Take every day as it comes, and don’t be afraid to push forward and go for it’.

SAS Australia continues Tuesday at 7.30pm on Channel Seven 

For confidential mental health support, contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636. 

Mitchell bravely continued: 'Cricket blocked things out in a way. It sort of hid the depression, but there were a lot of times where you go back to your room, you're away from family, and you start to dwell on things'

Mitchell bravely continued: 'Cricket blocked things out in a way. It sort of hid the depression, but there were a lot of times where you go back to your room, you're away from family, and you start to dwell on things'

Mitchell bravely continued: ‘Cricket blocked things out in a way. It sort of hid the depression, but there were a lot of times where you go back to your room, you’re away from family, and you start to dwell on things’

Mark reassured him: 'That's exactly what you're doing. You've got to put your mind somewhere else. Take every day as it comes, and don't be afraid to push forward and go for it'

Mark reassured him: 'That's exactly what you're doing. You've got to put your mind somewhere else. Take every day as it comes, and don't be afraid to push forward and go for it'

Mark reassured him: ‘That’s exactly what you’re doing. You’ve got to put your mind somewhere else. Take every day as it comes, and don’t be afraid to push forward and go for it’

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The Block’s Darren Jolly goes MISSING and posts worrying tribute

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The Block star Darren Jolly has shared a worrying social media post hours after he was due to appear in court amid his messy marriage breakdown.

The 38-year-old former Block star was scheduled to appear before the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Monday where he faces multiple charges.

However, on Monday afternoon he went missing after putting up the extremely concerning post after 7pm. 

‘I’m done, the unbearable pain of not seeing my beautiful girls for the last fourteen months is too much to cope with,’ he wrote.

Sad split: Darren Jolly claims he hasn't been in contact with his two daughters 'for months' after splitting from his wife, Deanne, in September. Pictured together on The Block

Sad split: Darren Jolly claims he hasn't been in contact with his two daughters 'for months' after splitting from his wife, Deanne, in September. Pictured together on The Block

Sad split: Darren Jolly claims he hasn’t been in contact with his two daughters ‘for months’ after splitting from his wife, Deanne, in September. Pictured together on The Block

‘I am the victim of extreme parental alienation and no one in the family court system cares. No one is looking out for my girls.’

Jolly shared a photo of himself with his two daughters and lamented that he was unable to see enough of them, and the pain it caused him. 

‘Looking back through these photos broke what little I have left of my heart as it showed how much my girls loved me. 

‘Today, fourteen months after I separated from my marriage, my girls have so much hatred towards me now and have refused or scared to feel anything for me. 

‘I have been sent hate letters and texts and it’s slowly built up inside me and after holding on for so long, I have broken. I can’t go on any longer. 

‘The straw that broke me was being arrested last Friday.

‘To my parents, my family, my friends, Lucy, I love you. To my girls, I’m sorry. My love will always be in your heart. Love Dad xx.’

Darren Jolly and estranged wife Deanne are both facing serious criminal charges in the fallout of their messy break-up. 

The 38-year-old former Block star was scheduled to appear before the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Monday where he faces multiple charges. 

The matter was expected to be adjourned off along with thousands of other criminal hearings as Melbourne’s struggling court system continues to fight its way through the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Daily Mail Australia can also reveal Deanne faces near identical charges to her ex, with a hearing scheduled to take place at Ringwood Magistrates’ Court on Thursday. 

 The nature of the charges cannot be published due to legal reasons. 

Darren and Deanne had announced their split in September last year after 15 years of marriage.  

Darren has made no secret of his battle with mental illness since the split. 

In February, he spoke candidly about his business troubles and the breakdown of his marriage at AFL club Collingwood’s annual general meeting. 

‘Spending three weeks in a mental facility to deal with depression. Leaving my 15-year marriage because I fell out of love and wanted a happier life,’ he said at the time. 

Darren told his former team mates his mental health became so bad around that time that he ‘almost did something stupid and ended [his] life’.

‘Everything was too much to handle and I lost control. I lost my drive to keep going, I lost my purpose in life, I lost my direction and I lost my path. I thought it was easier just to go,’ he confessed.

At the depths of his struggle, he admitted himself to hospital and described it as the ‘best thing [he] could have done’.

It was the same month Darren claimed he hadn’t been in contact with his two daughters Scarlett and Lily ‘for months’. 

‘To my daughters, I miss you like crazy and just want to hold you,’ he posted on Instagram. 

Missing his girls: The 38-year-old former Block star claimed in an Instagram post on February 20 it had been 'months' since he'd last spoken to his children, Scarlett and Lily (pictured)

Missing his girls: The 38-year-old former Block star claimed in an Instagram post on February 20 it had been 'months' since he'd last spoken to his children, Scarlett and Lily (pictured)

Missing his girls: The 38-year-old former Block star claimed in an Instagram post on February 20 it had been ‘months’ since he’d last spoken to his children, Scarlett and Lily (pictured)

The couple had been popular contestants on Channel Nine’s renovation series The Block, appearing twice in 2014 and 2015, and winning the latter season.

In a statement to the Herald Sun last year, Deanne confirmed the pair’s acrimonious split and claimed Darren had been the one who instigated it.

‘This is a very difficult time for me and my girls. We have been blindsided and left devastated by Darren’s action. But I’m focusing on my two daughters, who are my number one priority,’ she said at the time.

In another Instagram post earlier this year, Darren hinted he was going through a difficult time.

He shared a quote that read: ‘The truth always comes out in the end no matter how hard you try to hide it or stop it. Lies are just a temporary delay to the inevitable.’

'To my daughters, I miss you like crazy and just want to hold you,' he wrote. Pictured with Lily

'To my daughters, I miss you like crazy and just want to hold you,' he wrote. Pictured with Lily

‘To my daughters, I miss you like crazy and just want to hold you,’ he wrote. Pictured with Lily

In a post on Instagram in November, Darren claimed he had fallen into a ‘dark hole’ following his marriage breakdown.

‘To everyone who helped put me in that hole, go f**k yourself,’ he added. 

Darren had been a champion AFL footballer for Melbourne, Sydney Swans and Collingwood before becoming a reality television star. 

In the months before the couple split, he lost a staggering 16kg and underwent a complete body transformation.

The couple, who were known as ‘Daz and Dea’ on The Block, had married in 2004.

The duo’s arguments became infamous during their time on the Channel 9 series, and the pair previously opened up about their sometimes turbulent relationship in their audition tape to appear on the show. 

Reality bites: Darren and Deanne were popular contestants on Channel Nine's renovation series The Block, appearing twice in 2014 and 2015, and winning the latter season

Reality bites: Darren and Deanne were popular contestants on Channel Nine's renovation series The Block, appearing twice in 2014 and 2015, and winning the latter season

Reality bites: Darren and Deanne were popular contestants on Channel Nine’s renovation series The Block, appearing twice in 2014 and 2015, and winning the latter season

‘Sometimes he’s a bit insensitive,’ Deanne insisted.

Darren noted: ‘She can be short… she can snap.’

Back then, Deanne remained confident that nothing ever got malicious, adding: ‘We don’t mean to say anything that’s mean’.

Despite all their hard work in the 2015 season of The Block, Darren and Deanne walked away with a profit of just $10,000.

They bounced back the following year, taking away a whopping $935,000 after they returned to take part in The Block: Triple Threat.

That sum made them the show’s biggest winners in history.

For confidential support call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636

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Candice Warner grilled about THAT toilet tryst with Sonny Bill Williams on SAS Australia

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Candice Warner was left enraged after she was grilled about her ‘toilet tryst’ with Sonny Bill Williams on Monday’s episode of SAS Australia. 

The 35-year-old wife of cricketer David Warner was pulled blindfolded into an interrogation where she was asked by ex-Special Forces soldiers Ant Middleton and Jason ‘Foxy’ Fox why she feels she is judged so harshly by the public. 

The WAG became visibly enraged as she recounted South African fans wearing masks featuring Sonny Bill’s face in an attempt to further humiliate her. 

The masks were a reference to the 2007 incident in which Candice and Sonny were photographed being intimate in a hotel toilet. 

Fury: Candice Warner (pictured) was left enraged after she was grilled about her 'toilet tryst' with Sonny Bill Williams on Monday's episode of SAS Australia

Fury: Candice Warner (pictured) was left enraged after she was grilled about her 'toilet tryst' with Sonny Bill Williams on Monday's episode of SAS Australia

Fury: Candice Warner (pictured) was left enraged after she was grilled about her ‘toilet tryst’ with Sonny Bill Williams on Monday’s episode of SAS Australia

Candice told the show’s interrogators: ‘There were incidents in South Africa where people were trying to make fun of me, mock me, belittle me in front of my family because of an incident that happened in the past. And that they think that’s funny.’

Asked to elaborate on the fling with Sonny, Candice snapped: ‘It was just a bad mistake. I don’t want to talk about it.’ 

She was slightly more open during an on-camera interview prior to the interrogation, saying of the toilet tryst: ‘In my early 20s I made a very big mistake. It is something I am not proud of but something I can never take back.

‘I put myself in a situation where I shouldn’t have and because of that I brought embarrassment, shame to my family.’

In the interrogation, Candice at times shook with rage as she complained that she felt her family were unfairly judged.   

‘Too many people are very quick to make judgement on myself and my family. I haven’t done anything.

Grilled: The 35-year-old wife of cricketer David Warner was pulled blindfolded into an interrogation where she was asked by ex-Special Forces soldiers Ant Middleton and Jason 'Foxy' Fox (both pictured) why she feels she is judged so harshly by the public

Grilled: The 35-year-old wife of cricketer David Warner was pulled blindfolded into an interrogation where she was asked by ex-Special Forces soldiers Ant Middleton and Jason 'Foxy' Fox (both pictured) why she feels she is judged so harshly by the public

Grilled: The 35-year-old wife of cricketer David Warner was pulled blindfolded into an interrogation where she was asked by ex-Special Forces soldiers Ant Middleton and Jason ‘Foxy’ Fox (both pictured) why she feels she is judged so harshly by the public

Candice told the show's interrogators: 'There were incidents in South Africa where people were trying to make fun of me, mock me, belittle me in front of my family because of an incident that happened in the past. And that they think that's funny'

Candice told the show's interrogators: 'There were incidents in South Africa where people were trying to make fun of me, mock me, belittle me in front of my family because of an incident that happened in the past. And that they think that's funny'

Candice told the show’s interrogators: ‘There were incidents in South Africa where people were trying to make fun of me, mock me, belittle me in front of my family because of an incident that happened in the past. And that they think that’s funny’

Asked to elaborate on the fling with Sonny, Candice snapped: 'It was just a bad mistake. I don't want to talk about it'

Asked to elaborate on the fling with Sonny, Candice snapped: 'It was just a bad mistake. I don't want to talk about it'

Asked to elaborate on the fling with Sonny, Candice snapped: ‘It was just a bad mistake. I don’t want to talk about it’

‘They are ill informed from some media that don’t know the entire truth about us. They call us bad people, bad parents. The hardest thing for me was being told I was a really bad mother’.   

The retired professional ironwoman admitted she is often angry and defensive, and feels she must put on an aggressive ‘front’ due to the perceived ill treatment. 

‘I am always on the defensive. People question my integrity. They used to think I was a bit of a joke. I’ve come on here to show people what myself and my family are made of. 

‘And I think I have been through a fair but. And I am still here and I am still fighting. I still have my husband’a back and for me family is all that matters.’

She was more open during an on-camera interview prior to the interrogation, saying of the toilet tryst: 'In my early 20s I made a very big mistake. It is something I am not proud of but something I can never take back. I put myself in a situation where I shouldn't have and because of that I brought embarrassment, shame to my family'

She was more open during an on-camera interview prior to the interrogation, saying of the toilet tryst: 'In my early 20s I made a very big mistake. It is something I am not proud of but something I can never take back. I put myself in a situation where I shouldn't have and because of that I brought embarrassment, shame to my family'

She was more open during an on-camera interview prior to the interrogation, saying of the toilet tryst: ‘In my early 20s I made a very big mistake. It is something I am not proud of but something I can never take back. I put myself in a situation where I shouldn’t have and because of that I brought embarrassment, shame to my family’ 

Pain: The former athlete was brought to the verge of tears as she admitted that while she has a supportive husband in David, she does much of the emotional labour in her family

Pain: The former athlete was brought to the verge of tears as she admitted that while she has a supportive husband in David, she does much of the emotional labour in her family

Pain: The former athlete was brought to the verge of tears as she admitted that while she has a supportive husband in David, she does much of the emotional labour in her family

Giver: 'I do [have a supportive husband]. But I feel like I'm the one who supports. I support everyone. It gives me great pleasure doing everything for my husband and my kids; she said, fighting off tears

Giver: 'I do [have a supportive husband]. But I feel like I'm the one who supports. I support everyone. It gives me great pleasure doing everything for my husband and my kids; she said, fighting off tears

Giver: ‘I do [have a supportive husband]. But I feel like I’m the one who supports. I support everyone. It gives me great pleasure doing everything for my husband and my kids; she said, fighting off tears

She was also questioned about the 2018 ball tampering scandal in which her husband David was implicated – and Candice denied he’d done anything wrong.   

‘When we came home from south Africa in 2018 when there was an incident with the Australian cricket team, there was a ball tampering incident,’ she began. 

The interrogator asked: ‘He tampered the ball? Or supposedly tampered the ball?’

Candice snapped: ‘No. That’s other people’s opinion. He’s never said he’s part [of it].’  

Past: The now-infamous meeting between Candice and New Zealand All Blacks star Sonny occurred 13 years ago, years before she met her now-husband David Warner. Pictured: Candice in 2006

Past: The now-infamous meeting between Candice and New Zealand All Blacks star Sonny occurred 13 years ago, years before she met her now-husband David Warner. Pictured: Candice in 2006

Past: The now-infamous meeting between Candice and New Zealand All Blacks star Sonny occurred 13 years ago, years before she met her now-husband David Warner. Pictured: Candice in 2006

Back then: The pair were photographed in a compromising position inside a nightclub toilet at the Clovelly Hotel in Sydney's eastern suburbs. Sonny Bill is pictured in 2006

Back then: The pair were photographed in a compromising position inside a nightclub toilet at the Clovelly Hotel in Sydney's eastern suburbs. Sonny Bill is pictured in 2006

Back then: The pair were photographed in a compromising position inside a nightclub toilet at the Clovelly Hotel in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Sonny Bill is pictured in 2006

After the encounter, Candice told the ABC in 2008: 'I wasn't in a state where I didn't know what happened, but you don't think of how your actions, when you're drunk, can have an affect on your life'. Pictured recently

After the encounter, Candice told the ABC in 2008: 'I wasn't in a state where I didn't know what happened, but you don't think of how your actions, when you're drunk, can have an affect on your life'. Pictured recently

After the encounter, Candice told the ABC in 2008: ‘I wasn’t in a state where I didn’t know what happened, but you don’t think of how your actions, when you’re drunk, can have an affect on your life’. Pictured recently  

The former athlete was brought to the verge of tears as she admitted that while she has a supportive husband in David, she does much of the emotional labour in her family.   

‘I do [have a supportive husband]. But I feel like I’m the one who supports. I support everyone. It gives me great pleasure doing everything for my husband and my kids,’ she said, fighting off tears. 

The now-infamous meeting between Candice and New Zealand All Blacks star Sonny occurred 13 years ago, years before she met her now-husband David Warner.

The pair were photographed in a compromising position inside a nightclub toilet at the Clovelly Hotel in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. 

Taunts: In 2018, photos surfaced on social media of fans wearing tasteless Sonny Bill Williams masks in an attempt to get under David's skin. Candice has claimed that the pressure her husband David felt to silence her critics inspired him to mastermind the ball-tampering plot

Taunts: In 2018, photos surfaced on social media of fans wearing tasteless Sonny Bill Williams masks in an attempt to get under David's skin. Candice has claimed that the pressure her husband David felt to silence her critics inspired him to mastermind the ball-tampering plot

Taunts: In 2018, photos surfaced on social media of fans wearing tasteless Sonny Bill Williams masks in an attempt to get under David’s skin. Candice has claimed that the pressure her husband David felt to silence her critics inspired him to mastermind the ball-tampering plot

Denial: Candice was also questioned about the 2018 ball tampering scandal in which her husband David was implicated - and Candice denied he'd done anything wrong. 'That's other people's opinion. He's never said he's part [of it]' she said

Denial: Candice was also questioned about the 2018 ball tampering scandal in which her husband David was implicated - and Candice denied he'd done anything wrong. 'That's other people's opinion. He's never said he's part [of it]' she said

Denial: Candice was also questioned about the 2018 ball tampering scandal in which her husband David was implicated – and Candice denied he’d done anything wrong. ‘That’s other people’s opinion. He’s never said he’s part [of it]’ she said 

After the encounter, Candice told the ABC in 2008: ‘I wasn’t in a state where I didn’t know what happened, but you don’t think of how your actions, when you’re drunk, can have an affect on your life’.   

In the lead-up to the Cricket Australia ball tampering scandal in 2018, Candice was taunted by South African fans for her brief sexual encounter. 

South African player Quinton de Kock was fined for allegedly provoking David with a sledge regarding Sonny and his wife, while South African fans wore masks featuring Williams’ face. 

Cricket South Africa was forced to apologise after two officials posed for a photograph with fans wearing the masks.  

Scandal: David was banned for one year by Cricket Australia after he helped mastermind a plot to cheat in the Third Test against South Africa in March 2018. Pictured at a press conference at the offices of Cricket NSW in 2018

Scandal: David was banned for one year by Cricket Australia after he helped mastermind a plot to cheat in the Third Test against South Africa in March 2018. Pictured at a press conference at the offices of Cricket NSW in 2018

Scandal: David was banned for one year by Cricket Australia after he helped mastermind a plot to cheat in the Third Test against South Africa in March 2018. Pictured at a press conference at the offices of Cricket NSW in 2018

Outcome: The star batsman devised the plan to get rookie opener Cameron Bancroft to secretly rough up the ball with sandpaper during the March 2018 test tour. Bancroft was caught on camera, and the pair along with Australian captain Steve Smith were banned from first-class cricket for up to a year. Candice and David pictured with their children in 2018

Outcome: The star batsman devised the plan to get rookie opener Cameron Bancroft to secretly rough up the ball with sandpaper during the March 2018 test tour. Bancroft was caught on camera, and the pair along with Australian captain Steve Smith were banned from first-class cricket for up to a year. Candice and David pictured with their children in 2018

 Outcome: The star batsman devised the plan to get rookie opener Cameron Bancroft to secretly rough up the ball with sandpaper during the March 2018 test tour. Bancroft was caught on camera, and the pair along with Australian captain Steve Smith were banned from first-class cricket for up to a year. Candice and David pictured with their children in 2018

Candice has claimed that the pressure her husband David felt to silence her critics inspired him to mastermind the ball-tampering plot.   

David was banned for one year by Cricket Australia after he helped mastermind a plot to cheat in the Third Test against South Africa in March 2018.   

The star batsman devised the plan to get rookie opener Cameron Bancroft to secretly rough up the ball with sandpaper during the March 2018 test tour.

Bancroft was caught on camera, and the pair along with Australian captain Steve Smith were banned from first-class cricket for up to a year.

Difficult: Candice told The Australian Women's Weekly that she had miscarried just a week after David apologised for his role in the conspiracy

Difficult: Candice told The Australian Women's Weekly that she had miscarried just a week after David apologised for his role in the conspiracy

Difficult: Candice told The Australian Women’s Weekly that she had miscarried just a week after David apologised for his role in the conspiracy

Hard days: 'I was bleeding. We knew I was miscarrying. We held one another and cried,' Candice told the magazine

Hard days: 'I was bleeding. We knew I was miscarrying. We held one another and cried,' Candice told the magazine

Hard days: ‘I was bleeding. We knew I was miscarrying. We held one another and cried,’ Candice told the magazine

In 2018, Candice issued an apology to Sonny Bill and his family, when the story resurfaced in the headlines: 'I'd like to extend that apology to Sonny Bill. He's a husband and father, so imagine how his wife would feel and his kids,' she said

In 2018, Candice issued an apology to Sonny Bill and his family, when the story resurfaced in the headlines: 'I'd like to extend that apology to Sonny Bill. He's a husband and father, so imagine how his wife would feel and his kids,' she said

In 2018, Candice issued an apology to Sonny Bill and his family, when the story resurfaced in the headlines: ‘I’d like to extend that apology to Sonny Bill. He’s a husband and father, so imagine how his wife would feel and his kids,’ she said 

Candice told The Australian Women’s Weekly that she had miscarried just a week after David apologised for his role in the conspiracy.  

‘I was bleeding. We knew I was miscarrying. We held one another and cried,’ Candice told the magazine.

‘The miscarriage was a tragic consequence, a heartbreaking end to a horror tour,’ she added.  

The mother-of-three also reflected on the scandal that made her a tabloid fixture for years – extending an apology to Sonny Bill and his family.

Family: Candice and David married in 2015 and have three daughters, Ivy, five, Indi, four, and Isla, one. All pictured

Family: Candice and David married in 2015 and have three daughters, Ivy, five, Indi, four, and Isla, one. All pictured

Family: Candice and David married in 2015 and have three daughters, Ivy, five, Indi, four, and Isla, one. All pictured 

‘I finally received a weak apology from Cricket South Africa [for the fan taunts]. I realised they’re the ones to feel ashamed, not me,’ she told the magazine.   

‘I’d like to extend that apology to Sonny Bill. He’s a husband and father, so imagine how his wife would feel and his kids.’

Sonny Bill married Alana Raffie in 2013 and they share four children, daughters Imaan, Aisha and sons Zaid and Essa.

Candice and David married in 2015 and have three daughters, Ivy, five, Indi, four, and Isla, one.

Moved on: Sonny Bill married Alana Raffie in 2013 and they share four children, daughters Imaan, Aisha and sons Zaid and Essa. All pictured

Moved on: Sonny Bill married Alana Raffie in 2013 and they share four children, daughters Imaan, Aisha and sons Zaid and Essa. All pictured

Moved on: Sonny Bill married Alana Raffie in 2013 and they share four children, daughters Imaan, Aisha and sons Zaid and Essa. All pictured 

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