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Excerpt from Joost and Amor: Behind the Headlines by Gavin Prins

Joost and AmorTowards the end of last year Gavin Prins, deputy editor of Heat magazine, released his book Joost and Amor: Behind the Headlines about the relationship of Joost van der Westhuizen, the former Springbok rugby player, and singer Amor Vittone.

In this excerpt, shared by Women24, Prins describes the fall-out after a video was leaked that featured Van der Westhuizen receiving oral sex from another women and taking drugs. Prins describes Van der Westhuizen’s initial reaction to the newspaper reports on the video and his request to be allowed to watch the video himself.

Read the two part excerpt:

When I walked into the kykNET building on the Monday morning after the Joost story broke, Loui and Eagan were already sitting in the makeup room, eating sandwiches.

Both wanted to know everything about the sex video. Then Annemarie pitched up, followed by Caroline. Christo arrived later.

During that episode of Glitterati’s gossip segment, I had very little to say about the video, because I knew Joost’s supporters would crucify me.

Later, Liza sent me an SMS: ‘Have you seen Heat is already out today?’

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