Hi ev­ery­one!

Woman’s Day (Australia) - - Contents -

As a young news­pa­per reporter I cov­ered Reg­gie Bird’s tri­umphant re­turn to Hobart af­ter she won the first Aus­tralian se­ries of Big Brother. Thou­sands of fans lined the streets wear­ing Reg­gie masks for a ticker tape pa­rade. I even re­call eat­ing a Reg­gie Burger! Reg­gie’s life has sadly taken one tragic turn af­ter an­other in the 14 years since then. We catch up with her on page 24 and find that, de­spite life’s many set­backs, the magnetic smile that won her so many fans back then still re­mains. Speak­ing of time fly­ing, can you be­lieve it’s been 12 years since Schapelle Corby was sen­tenced? Af­ter her enor­mous fight to re­turn to Oz, she’ll be on home soil next week – only she’d rather be back in Bali! The saga con­tin­ues…!

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.