Craig McLachlan calls the fallout from his sexual assault charges 'wrong and dangerous' and says SAS Australia was a way to 'exorcise pain with pain' after quitting the show

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By Kinta Walsh-cotton For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 19:16 EDT, 31 October 2023 | Updated: 19:21 EDT, 31 October 2023

Craig McLachlan opened up astir nan fallout from his intersexual battle charges past Tuesday aft receiving a half-a-million dollar payout pursuing his acquittal.

The Rocky Horror star, 58, said nan charges laid against him were 'wrong and dangerous' earlier informing that 'every Australian should beryllium concerned'. 

Speaking connected nan TV Central podcast, he suggested nan 'presumption of innocence' has been 'eroded' successful nan justness system. 

'That crucial, basal instauration stone… is being eroded. And it's incorrect and it's dangerous,' he said. 

'Every Australian should beryllium concerned and not conscionable celebrated folk… because erstwhile that's gone what are you near with? You're near pinch chaos and lives ruined.'

Craig went connected to opportunity these are 'dangerous times wherever investigations aren't arsenic thorough arsenic nan rule requires them to be'.  

On Monday night's section of SAS Australia, Craig dramatically discontinue the quasi-military training tv show aft collapsing and calling for a doctor.

The character admitted that while he had nan intelligence stamina needed to spell each nan way, physically he was struggling.  

Craig McLachlan, 58, (pictured) opened up astir nan fallout from his intersexual battle charges past Tuesday aft receiving a half-a-million dollar payout pursuing his acquittal

The Rocky Horror prima said nan charges laid against him were 'wrong and dangerous' earlier informing that 'every Australian should beryllium concerned'

'[I said successful an interview] I wanted to exorcise symptom pinch pain. I conscionable didn't realise really overmuch pain,' Craig told TV Central. 

'What amended measurement than to outpouring cleanable nan assemblage mind and soul?'

The erstwhile Neighbours prima was precocious handed a $500,000 payout aft he was acquitted of his intersexual battle charges.

Speaking connected nan TV Central podcast, he suggested nan 'presumption of innocence' has been 'eroded' successful nan justness system

He was charged pinch battle and indecent battle complete incidents which occurred successful a shape accumulation of nan Rocky Horror Picture Show successful Melbourne successful 2014.

Magistrate Belinda Wallington recovered him not blameworthy of 13 charges pursuing a four-week contested proceeding successful nan Victorian Melbourne Magistrates Court successful December 2020.

In her 105-page judgement, nan magistrate said she recovered nan incidents to person happened - but that Craig believed he had consent.

She said it was his 'egotistical self-entitled consciousness of humour' that led him to judge others would either not mind aliases find his behaviour funny, and ordered Victoria Police to screen his ineligible fees.

The erstwhile Neighbours prima was acquitted of his intersexual battle charges aft nan magistrate recovered nan incidents to person happened - but that Craig believed he had consent


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