Meet Bruce Lehrmann’s mysterious mentor: How Lyndon Biernoff quietly supported the accused rapist in his court battles – as their texts in his darkest hour are revealed

Bruce Lehrmann was in a mental health clinic, having been accused of rape days earlier, when his mentor and long-time family friend gave him a pep talk: ‘Stop telling yourself you can’t handle this.’ The WhatsApp message was sent by network marketer Lyndon Biernoff on February 21, 2021 – six days after Brittany Higgins appeared on The … Read more

Bruce Lehrmann appeared flustered on the second day of his defamation trial

It wasn’t until about 2.30pm on the second day of defamation proceedings that, for the first time under oath, Bruce Lehrmann was challenged about his version of events on the night he alleged raped Brittany Higgins. He had spent Wednesday afternoon and much of Thursday being examined by his own barrister, Steven Whybrow SC, in … Read more

Bruce Lehrmann’s group chat messages reveal how his friends abandoned him after Brittany Higgins accused him of rape on The Project: ‘Eject!’

A series of screenshots presented to the Federal Court highlight how friends of Bruce Lehrmann responded after The Project’s now infamous interview first aired.  Mr Lehrmann, a former Liberal staffer, is suing Network Ten and ex-Project host Lisa Wilkinson over a TV interview in which Ms Higgins alleged she was raped. He appeared in the Federal Court on Thursday … Read more

The rude tweet Brittany Higgins’ fiance David Sharaz doesn’t want you to see

Brittany Higgins‘ fiancé fired off a tweet taunting the journalistic balance of his former colleague during Bruce Lehrmann’s defamation hearing – but he quickly deleted it. Daily Mail Australia has obtained an inflammatory Twitter post David Sharaz wrote in response to a tweet by Sky News reporter Caroline Marcus on Thursday afternoon. Ms Marcus had been … Read more

Brittany Higgins accuses Sky journalist of ‘cherry picking’ coverage of Lehrmann defamation case

Brittany Higgins blows up at a Sky News TV reporter covering Bruce Lehrmann’s drunken texts to his girlfriend: ‘Come on … just keep cherry-picking away’ Brittany Higgins has slammed a Sky News journalist  She thought defamation coverage was ‘cherry picking’  By Brittany Chain, Political Correspondent For Daily Mail Australia and Charlotte Karp Published: 23:21 GMT, … Read more

Bruce Lehrmann texted friend about ‘needing bags’ night Brittany Higgins appeared on The Project

Bruce Lehrmann texted a friend asking ‘got any gear’ and saying ‘need bags’ on the night Brittany Higgins‘ rape allegations became public, court documents have revealed. The former Liberal party staffer told his friends he wanted to ‘get lit’ as ‘no one had work tomorrow’ on the night of February 15, 2021. That was the … Read more