Colleague feared Craig McLachlan could take his own life after articles alleging harassment, court hears

Rocky Horror Show actor tells defamation trial McLachlan looked ‘very frail’ and ‘in shock’ the day ABC and Fairfax reports were publishedGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingAn actor involved in the production of The Rocky Horror Show has told the New South Wales supreme court he feared Craig McLachlan could take his life after allegations of indecent assault and harassment against the actor during the production’s 2014 run.Giving evidence from the UK on Tuesday, the actor Kristian Lavercombe described how he kept McLachlan, 56, company on the evening that reports from the ABC and Fairfax were published in January 2018, saying he was “on a bit of a suicide watch”.Sign up to receive an email with the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-05-17 06:54:30 UTC ]
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Colleague feared Craig McLachlan could take his own life after articles alleging harassment, court hears

Rocky Horror Show actor tells defamation trial McLachlan looked ‘very frail’ and ‘in shock’ the day ABC and Fairfax reports were publishedGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingAn actor involved in the production of The Rocky Horror Show has told the New South Wales supreme court... Continue reading at The Guardian

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