A jury has heard a recorded telephone name between Wallabies star Kurtley Beale and the lady who alleges he sexually assaulted her at a Sydney pub, by which he says he “misinterpret the entire state of affairs”.
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- Mr Beale has been charged over an alleged sexual assault at a Bondi pub
- The alleged sufferer advised the court docket he grabbed her buttocks earlier than assaulting her
- She asks Mr Beale if he remembers her saying ‘no’ in a recorded name
Mr Beale is on trial within the NSW District Court docket over alleged incidents at Bondi’s Seaside Highway Lodge in December 2022.
The 35-year-old was on the pub on the identical night time because the complainant, who cannot be recognized for authorized causes, together with the lady’s fiancé.
Mr Beale has pleaded not responsible to 2 counts of sexual touching and one depend of sexual activity with out consent.
In her first day within the witness field yesterday, the lady alleged Mr Beale groped her on the buttocks whereas her fiancé was close by.
She recalled saying “cease” and swatting his hand away.
She testified that later, in a special space, Mr Beale requested her for intercourse in a tone she described as determined and forceful, however stated no and that he was married and she or he had a fiancé.
The lady alleged Mr Beale adopted her right into a cubicle of the male bogs, the place she was sexually assaulted regardless of her repeated refusals to carry out oral intercourse.
Mr Beale’s authorized crew says what occurred within the cubicle was consensual and initiated by the complainant.
Within the recorded telephone name performed to the jury right this moment, which happened a few month after the night time on the pub, the lady raises her allegations with Mr Beale and tells him she wanted to “get this off my chest”.
She reminds him about assembly that night time, says he “grabbed my ass” in entrance of her fiancé and asks if he remembers.
“Sorry about that, yeah,” Mr Beale replies.
The lady then says Mr Beale adopted her into the bogs.
“Do not you bear in mind me saying, like, no,” she says within the name.
Mr Beale replies: “That is fairly f***ing, that is not on … I simply initially thought it was that, but it surely was clearly not, so.”
The lady says he “received your d*** out”.
“Yeah I do not forget that,” he says.
The lady continues: “And also you grabbed my head and you set your d*** in my mouth”.
Mr Beale says “that is f***ing not on” and that he’s “embarrassed by all of it”.
“What made you suppose I used to be eager, as a result of I stored saying no,” the complainant says.
“Perhaps it is my f***ing blurred imaginative and prescient and simply form of non understanding the state of affairs,” Mr Beale replies.
“Perhaps I did not learn it correctly and simply misjudged the entire situation and complete state of affairs.”
Beale tells alleged sufferer he’s ‘sorry’
Mr Beale says he’s “nervous” and at one level asks the lady “are you recording this”, which she denies.
He tells her he’s glad she referred to as.
“That is not on. Like that is completely unacceptable. I really feel unhealthy, I am so sorry.”
He asks if there’s any method he will help and says he is fearful the lady will “take issues additional”.
The complainant says she wants “to course of” and “transfer on”.
“I am so sorry,” Mr Beale says a short while later.
“That is simply f***ed up. Now the cloud of my actions is f***ing hanging over my head.
“Once more, I apologise for making you’re feeling like this and for the entire state of affairs.”
Mr Beale’s defence counsel, Margaret Cunneen SC, final week gave a quick opening tackle the place she talked about the recorded name.
“At no time over an extended name does Mr Beale concede that he believed at any time that the complainant was not consenting,” she stated.
The trial is anticipated to run for 2 to 3 weeks.