Ben Fordham slams Andrew O’Keefe on 2GB

Fordham slammed the former Channel 7 star, accusing him of “presenting himself as a saint” ahead of his current arrests.

Broadcaster Ben Fordham has slammed former Channel 7 identity Andrew O’Keefe, accusing the embattled Tv star of “presenting himself as a saint” ahead of his current arrests.

O’Keefe was arrested this week for allegedly grabbing a 38-yr-old girl by the throat, pushing her to the ground and punching her throughout a violent altercation in an interior-metropolis Sydney condominium.

“For several several years, Andrew O’Keefe presented himself as a saint. He loved lecturing people today about their conduct, and their viewpoints, their ideas on a entire variety of issues like local climate adjust and refugees.

“He thought of himself an specialist on domestic violence. He’s a previous chairman of the domestic violence charity White Ribbon,” Fordham ongoing, just before taking part in audio of O’Keefe speaking about the difficulty on Tv a decade ago.

“Indeed. I surprise if he feels the very same right now,” explained Fordham, before outlining some of the controversy encompassing O’Keefe.

“What’s likely on with this bloke?” he requested, taking part in disturbing audio of O’Keefe screaming in the back again of a police van just after his arrest yesterday.

“If you skipped it, he was yelling ‘I’m a victim of crime.’ He was contacting the law enforcement f-wits. And he hated the point that the media was there – the similar media he used to be a element of. The irony.”

“Maybe he wants to view back again some of his personal interviews, in which he is telling other men and women how to behave,” Fordham ongoing just before playing one more vintage Television clip in which O’Keefe spoke passionately towards domestic violence.

“It’s purely natural that you are heading to have disagreements with your husband or wife, but how do you have all those disagreements? Do you yell, scream, slam doorways, bash partitions strike your husband or wife, connect with every other horrible names?” O’Keefe questioned.

“Or do you dedicate that in your have lifestyle you are likely to operate matters out calmly, kindly, verbally?”

O’Keefe remains in custody just after his bail software was refused currently with the case owing to return to court docket February 4.