Troubled star Andrew O’Keefe affords grovelling apology for ‘disrespecting’ a decide after his latest court docket outburst
- Ex-game present and Dawn host stated he understands issue of decide’s job
- He had been warned he could possibly be present in contempt of court docket over outburst
Fallen TV star Andrew O’Keefe has supplied a humble apology for a latest court docket outburst, telling a decide he understands how tough the job is.
Throughout a court docket look on Thursday, O’Keefe admitted to disrespecting Justice of the Peace Daniel Reiss at a bail listening to in Sydney’s Central Native Courtroom final week.
O’Keefe had accused the Justice of the Peace of getting ‘no real interest in justice’ in the course of the listening to.
‘I do want to provide an apology unreservedly,’ Mr O’Keefe advised the court docket.
‘My behaviour final time was fairly disrespectful to the court docket.
‘I come from a household that has expertise within the judiciary; my father was a decide, I understand how tough the job is.’
Mr O’Keefe’s father, Barry O’Keefe, served because the justice of the Supreme Courtroom of New South Wales from 1993 to 2004 and the Commissioner of the Impartial Fee In opposition to Corruption from 1994 till 1999.
Justice of the Peace Reiss stated he accepted the apology and would take no additional motion, de-escalating a scenario that had seen O’Keefe earlier warned his behaviour may be discovered to be in contempt of court docket.
Troubled TV star Andrew O’Keefe has supplied a grovelling apology for a latest court docket outburst