If there’s one thing that’s great clickbait at The New Zealand Herald, it’s anti-Mediaworks stories. Yesterday, Court Reporter Rob Kidd decided to have a crack at Outrageous Fortune actor Kirk Torrance in an appalling case of journalism.
The headline of the article is Outrageous bail-out for TV star Kirk Torrance daughter and begins like this:
The daughter of an Outrageous Fortune star has been bailed out by her family after she ripped off a marketing company for nearly $25,000.
Alix Ashby, 28, whose father is Kirk Torrance, who played Detective Sergeant Wayne Judd in the hit West Auckland drama, turned up to Auckland District Court with a cheque for $10,000, which was presented to the bosses of her former employer Brand Spanking this morning.
If this was all you’d read, you’d assume that Kirk Torrance’s daughter had ripped off a marketing company and he’d come to the rescue to bail her out. But then we go on to read: Continue reading »