No remorse. Â He’s admitted to doing it. Â He just pretends it was consensual.
The Herald on Sunday allows NZ’s Rolf Harris to put forward his story, even though none of us are allowed to know who he is.
The man told the Herald on Sunday he had apologised to his wife and their children. “This has almost destroyed my marriage. My daughter and son don’t really talk to me.
They think I am a crim.”
Well there you go then Rolf. Â The people who are closest to you and love you can see you are a crim. Â You seem to be the only one in total denial.
Physically it had taken a toll on his health. “I’m on pills for high blood pressure. I could hardly lift my arm at one stage. I put on 10kg in six months,” he said.
And fighting the case had also left the family with “huge financial issues”, adding “half my life savings” had been spent.
Despite name suppression, many people were aware of his identity and he was struggling to get work.
“I just actually lost out on a job – I was working for this company but there was a piece about this woman’s husband screaming abuse at me. One of the shareholders of the company who lives in Dunedin said, ‘I can’t employ you’,” he said.
In recent times he said he had resorted to applying for “menial jobs”.
He had also had “rapist” spray-painted on a wall outside his home.
The man blamed the massive life upheaval, for himself and his family, on “20 seconds of madness”.
“It was the moment of madness … I don’t know what came over me,” he said.
Well. Â Actually Rolf, what came over you was exactly the same as what came over you all the previous times with women who have not laid complaints. Â It’s as simple as that. Â Read more »