Brittany Higgins blows up at her previous boss Linda Reynolds in scathing spray claiming she will not depart her alone as minister sues her fiancé over a tweet: ‘It is time to cease’
- Brittany Higgins has unloaded on her previous boss Linda Reynolds
- She informed ex-defence minister to finish her marketing campaign towards her
Brittany Higgins has unloaded on her former defence minister boss Linda Reynolds and demanded an finish to the continued battle between them.
Ms Reynolds has referred Ms Higgins’ reputed $2.5million payout from the Commonwealth to the newly-formed Nationwide Anti-Corruption Fee.
The previous Coalition minister can be suing Ms Higgins’ fiancé David Sharaz for defamation over two tweets posted final yr.
However in a livid outburst on Instagram on Tuesday, Ms Higgins unleashed her anger at her previous boss.
‘This has been happening for years now,’ she posted. ‘It has to cease.’
Brittany Higgins has unloaded on her former defence minister boss Linda Reynolds and demanded an finish to the continued battle between them
However in a livid outburst on Instagram (pictured), Brittany Higgins unleashed her anger at her previous boss Linda Reynolds
She included screenshots of stories articles about Ms Reynolds alleging attorney-general Mark Dreyfus had proven prejudice over the inquiry into Bruce Lehrmann’s prosecution.
Mr Lehrmann was alleged to have raped Ms Higgins in Ms Reynolds’ parliamentary workplace after a boozy night time out in 2019, which he strenuously denies.
One other screenshot linked to a narrative about Ms Reynolds referring her Commonwealth payout from December 2022 to the brand new NACC.
Ms Higgins added: ‘These are simply headlines from in the present day.
‘That is from a present Australian Senator who continues to harass me by means of the media and within the Parliament.
‘My former boss who has pulicly apologised for mishandling my rape allegation.
‘Who has needed to publicly apologise after defaming me within the office.
‘Who had a complete bunch of questionable conduct throughout my rape trial.
‘Who’s suing my fiancé for a tweet.
‘This has been happening for years now. It has to cease.’
Ms Reynolds paid damages to Ms Higgins after she known as her a ‘mendacity cow’ within the wake of the rape allegations and Ms Higgins’ subsequent therapy in Canberra.
She later retracted the feedback and insisted she had not meant them within the ‘sense that it might have been understood’.
Ms Reynolds added: ‘Provided that the remark was made public, which I by no means meant, I additionally need to retract it and unreservedly apologise to Brittany Higgins and acknowledge the damage and misery it prompted to her.’
On the time Ms Higgins stated she accepted the apology and vowed to donate the cash from Ms Reynolds to a sexual assault assist group within the Canberra space.
Linda Reynolds (pictured) has referred Ms Higgins’ reputed $2.5million payout from the Commonwealth over her therapy after her rape allegations to the newly-formed Nationwide Anti-Corruption Fee
Throughout Mr Lehrmann’s trial, Ms Reynolds admitted she had texted his defence attorneys searching for transcripts of Ms Higgins’ proof to the ACT Supreme Court docket.
The ACT Director of Public Prosecutions Shane Drumgold additionally informed the courtroom that Senator Reynolds’ accomplice was sitting in courtroom all through the trial.
He added; ‘You might have sought the transcripts have not you? Why? You organized in your accomplice to be sitting within the courtroom.’
He accused her of attempting to educate the defence attorneys, which she denied and stated she had not been given transcripts as a result of her personal lawyer informed it was inappropriate.
‘My lawyer was very clear,’ she stated.
Ms Reynolds declined to remark when contacted by Each day Mail Australia.