NSW Police won’t take any motion towards disgraced former NRL participant Sam Burgess, whose ex-wife levelled accusations of home violence and drug abuse towards him.
Phoebe Burgess has alleged that the previous South Sydney skipper forcefully grabbed her in a drug-fuelled episode whereas she was eight months pregnant with their son in 2018.
The social media influencer informed The Australian newspaper that her then-husband crushed her in an embrace contained in the couple’s house as she screamed, after he admitted taking cocaine.
Police additionally investigated claims that Burgess was injected with a liquid tranquilliser prescribed within the identify of Phoebe’s father, Mitch Hooke.
In September, detectives from the State Crime Command started an investigation into allegations about Burgess, detailed in a 50-page sworn affidavit.
Earlier this yr, Burgess was convicted of assaulting Phoebe’s father however had the conviction overturned on attraction in March this yr.
In an interview revealed in The Australian on the weekend, Phoebe Burgess stated she feared her former husband.
“I’d spent a day with my new child and [older child] Poppy, I used to be drained and I used to be sore and I knew Sam would get house at 4pm. So I cooked one thing and made positive I regarded very nice. As a result of I simply couldn’t deal with one other explosion. If every part was good … then perhaps it might work out. Even at that time, I knew it wasn’t regular to be on edge whenever you’re ready on your husband to return house from work. It wasn’t regular to be placing lipstick on whenever you’re making an attempt to feed a new child. It wasn’t regular to attempt to account for each hour of your day. Clarify it. So he wouldn’t name you lazy or a c—. You realize, I simply – a lot had been taken away from me, a lot dignity.”