‘She was distressed’: Treasurer responds to ‘ugly incident’ with Simon Holmes à Court
Climate 200 founder Simon Holmes à Court has been caught on camera confronting Liberal Senator Jane Hume on the campaign trail.
In the video, filmed by Josh Frydenberg, Ms Hume can be heard saying, “you are suing me for defamation … please leave me alone.”
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Mr Frydenberg told Ben Fordham it was “an ugly incident”.
“Jane Hume didn’t seek him out, it was the other way around.
“Jane was actually quite distressed by it.”
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Ben Fordham says Mr Holmes à Court should have walked away.
“It’s not a good look, Simon … you were told six times to leave a woman alone and you went back for more.”
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