The pursuit of true love was put to one side on Sunday evening as Married At First Sight stars Amy Christophers and Morag Crichton enjoyed a night on the town.
With in full swing, the two friends embraced the spirit of the occasion by dressing in costume for an evening in London.
Opting for a plunging PVC leotard and black sheer stockings, Amy, 34, inevitably caught the eye as they made their way inside the members-only venue.
Good times: The pursuit of true love was put to one side on Sunday evening as Married At First Sight stars Amy Christophers and Morag Crichton enjoyed a night on the town
The TV personality added to her look with a pair of strappy black heels, while fingerless sheer lace gloves gave the look a gothic twist.
Joining Amy, close friend Morag, 31, claimed her own share of the spotlight by dressing as the bloody bride, complete with artificial blood soaked bridal dress and lace veil.
The pair were in high spirits as they prepared for their night out after suffering mixed results in their search for Mr. Right on Married At First Sight UK.
Don’t mind me: Opting for a plunging PVC leotard and black sheer stockings, Amy, 34, inevitably caught the eye
Racy: The TV personality added to her look with a pair of strappy black heels, while fingerless sheer lace gloves gave the look a gothic twist
The night out comes after Amy admitted she is ‘haunted’ by her decision to star in a sexual fantasy film during her early years as a glamour model.
The Married at First Sight star admitted she felt ‘pressured’ into making the content and it’s left her in fear of judgement.
The footage dates back to 11 years ago and was recently leaked on PornHub when she married stranger Joshua Christie on the reality show this summer.
I do: Morag, 31, claimed her own share of the spotlight by dressing as the bloody bride, complete with artificial blood soaked bridal dress and lace veil
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A mother-of-six who led the charge to remove sexually explicit books from school libraries has claimed federal law enforcement officials flew helicopters and stationed cop cars outside a school board meeting in to intimidate parents – after AG Merrick Garland was accused of treating parents like ‘terrorists’.
Stacy Langton appeared on Fox & Friends on Wednesday and claimed that federal agents and unmarked law enforcement vehicles were seen outside a board meeting of the Fairfax County Public Schools last week.
Langton claimed that there was a heavy federal law enforcement presence just days after she and others protested outside the Department of Justice in Washington, .
She made the allegation as Attorney General Merrick Garland was accused of targeting Fairfax County parents protesting aspects of the school curriculum as ‘domestic terrorists.’
The Biden administration’s top prosecutor has come under fire over a directive the Justice Department issued earlier this month promising more law enforcement resources for schools amid a rise in tensions and threats at school board meetings over matters like critical race theory, coronavirus precautions and transgender bathroom policies.
In his memo Garland said there had been ‘a disturbing spike in harassment, intimidation, and threats of violence against school administrators, board members, teachers, and staff who participate in the vital work of running our nation´s public schools.’
Stacy Langton (left), a mother of six children from Fairfax County, Virginia who forced the local school system to remove sexually explicit books from school libraries, claims federal law enforcement officials are intimidating parents protesting school curriculum and treating them as ‘domestic terrorists.’ Attorney General Merrick Garland is seen right
Langton claimed that federal agents and unmarked law enforcement vehicles were seen outside a board meeting of the Fairfax County Public Schools last week. Langton said that there was a heavy federal law enforcement presence just days after she and others protested outside the Department of Justice in Washington, DC. But the image that she posted appears to show flowing traffic near where the school board meeting was held
While Garland never mentioned or referred to parents as terrorists, his memo came after the National School Boards Association sent a letter to President Joe Biden asking for help.
The letter claimed that clashes between the school board and parents could amount to ‘domestic terrorism’.
Langton, however, believes she and other parents are being targeted by the feds and says she has received death threats in response to the protests.
‘I have threats against my children by name, I have been followed in my car with my children, they have my vehicle, they know where I live, and I don’t know who’s putting somebody up to this, but it’s obviously meant to intimidate me,’ said Langton.
‘I’m not getting a lot of sleep right now, nobody’s sleeping in my house because we can’t be sure that we’re safe,’ she said.
‘So, I understand Merrick Garland is actually testifying today at the Senate and he’s gonna talk about mobilizing the FBI against parents.
‘Maybe he should mobilize the FBI into who’s threatening my family.’
Langton posted a tweet on Friday showing a marked Department of Homeland Security vehicle that was operated by the DHS’s Federal Protective Service, the agency unit responsible for safeguarding federal properties.
‘Went to @fcpsnews (Fairfax County Public Schools) #schoolboardmeeting last night,’ Langton wrote in the caption of Friday’s tweet.
‘Heavy #Fed presence. Unmarked fed vehicles, @DHSgov vehicles, even helicopter circling overhead with spotlight on Moms & Dads.
‘All on the night #DOJ Merrick Garland testifies. A little over the top, no?’
Other internet users, however, claimed that the photo Langton posted was of Gallows Road, a busy intersection in Fairfax County, and that it was not of parked cars outside the school board meeting.
Social media users also noted that northern Virginia is home to several federal buildings, and it is not uncommon to see federal law enforcement personnel driving by.
The school board meetings are usually held in a location on Gallows Road, but the image Langton posted appears to be that of flowing traffic, and not a parking lot as she suggested.
‘This is something that is incredible in America and it’s ridiculously un-American,’ Langton told Fox & Friends of the alleged law enforcement presence.
DailyMail.com has reached out to Langton, the Fairfax County Public Schools, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Justice seeking comment.
Langton last month forced FCPS to remove two books from school libraries, including an illustrated memoir that contains explicit illustrations of sexual encounters involving children.
Sen. Tom Cotton questioned Garland on Wednesday over a DOJ memo promising to address a ‘rise in crime’ at school board meetings
She questioned the school board at a public meeting last month about the books’ availability in high school libraries.
As she quoted from explicit passages in the book, a school board member interrupted her and chastised her for using explicit language.
Another school board member defended the books by saying they are available only in high school libraries, not in grade schools.
The school system then announced that it was pulling Gender Queer by Maia Kobabe and Lawn Boy by Jonathan Evison from circulation pending a more detailed review.
Gender Queer, an illustrated memoir, contains explicit illustrations of oral sex and masturbation.
The novel Lawn Boy contains graphic descriptions of sex between men and children.
Both books were previous winners of the American Library Association’s Alex Awards, which each year recognize ‘ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults ages 12 through 18.’
The controversy is the latest to befuddle Fairfax County’s school board, and other across Virginia and the country as conservative parents object to masks in schools, anti-racism curriculum, and policy changes requiring transgender students be referred to by their preferred pronouns.
Scott Smith was arrested at a Loudoun County school board meeting on June 22 after his daughter, 15, was allegedly attacked by a boy in a dress
Smith was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after the June 22 meeting. He said he was trying to contain himself after listening to school board staff say they’d never had a report of a sexual assault in a bathroom, when that is what his daughter reported weeks earlier
Scoot (left) and adult Jess Smith (right) are suing Loudon County under the provisions of Title X after their 15-year-old daughter was allegedly raped by a ‘skirt-wearing male student’ in a ‘gender fluid’ restroom at Stone Bridge High School in Leesburg, Virginia on May 28
Republicans say Garland went too far in instructing Justice Department divisions to coordinate with local law enforcement.
An accompanying news release had mentioned the FBI, the department´s criminal division, national security division, civil rights division and other departments.
‘The obligation of the Justice Department is to protect the American people against violence and threats of violence and that particularly includes public officials,’ Garland said.
Meanwhile, the NSBA has since apologized for comparing parents to domestic terrorists.
‘As you all know, there has been extensive media and other attention recently around our letter to President Biden regarding threats and acts of violence against school board members,’ the NSBA wrote in a memo.
‘We wanted to write to you directly to address this matter.’
‘On behalf of NSBA, we regret and apologize for the letter,’ the NSBA said, noting that ‘there was no justification for some of the language included in the letter.’
The NSBA had called for the use of measures like the PATRIOT Act, which is typically used to address terrorism.
Sen. Tom Cotton tore into Garland during testimony before the Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, telling him to ‘resign in disgrace.’
‘Thank God you are not on the Supreme Court,’ the Republican said, bringing up the touchy subject of Garland’s failed confirmation to the high court in 2016. President Obama appointed him and then-Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked his confirmation because it was an election year.
Furious parents have demanded the resignation of Loudoun County Schools Superintendent Scott Ziegler, shown on June 22, telling a school board meeting that there had been no reports of sexual assaults involving transgender kids in bathrooms when one was reported on May 28
‘You should resign in disgrace,’ Cotton told Garland.
Cotton asked about a Loudoun County father who was dragged out of a school board meeting and arrested as he tried to tell the room his 15-year-old daughter had been raped by a boy dressed in a skirt at Stone Bridge High School in the girls’ bathroom.
Scott Smith says Loudoun County schools went out of their way to protect the child – who he called ‘a sexual predator’.
Smith accused the school of covering up the incident to protect its new policy allowing students to use the bathroom they identify with.
The incident reportedly took place on May 28 and Scott was arrested on June 22.
Two months after the incident, the boy – who has not been named because he is a juvenile – was arrested for forced sodomy.
And in October, he was arrested again on different charges for allegedly assaulting a different girl, at a different school. He is now in a juvenile detention center.
The boy was charged with two counts of forcible sodomy for the May 28 attack and sexual battery for the October 6 attack, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said on Oct. 13. The Sheriff’s Office released the statement to clear up ‘misinformation’ regarding the case.
On Tuesday the boy was found guilty of forcible sodomy and forcible fellatio, and will return to court on November 15 for sentencing.
Scott and his wife Jessica Smith are now suing the county over the alleged attempted coverup.
The lawsuit comes after the Smiths demanded Superintendent Scott Ziegler’s resignation for what they say was a cover-up of the incident. They say they are not anti-gay, but do not approve of ‘transgender kids’ stuff.’
‘Do you apologize to Scott Smith and his 15-year-old daughter, judge?’ Cotton asked Garland. Cotton said that controversy had prompted the DOJ’s stepping in.
In June, parents called for Ziegler’s resignation at a school board meeting. More than 60 irate parents and one student attended the meeting
14-year-old Katie Young also spoke at the meeting. She said: ‘I am 14 years old, the fact that I have to be here defending my rights to not have your radical agenda shoved down my throat in school is not only concerning, it’s upsetting.’
Garland went on to say rape is ‘the most horrific crime I can imagine’ and that Scott is ‘entitled and protected by the First Amendment.’
‘This is shameful. Your testimony, your directive is shameful. Your performance is shameful,’ Cotton shot back.
At the meeting on June 22, Loudoun County School Superintendent Scott Ziegler said the school had never had any form of incident inside a bathroom or locker room involving a transgender child.
‘To my knowledge, we don’t have any record of assaults occurring in our restrooms,’ he said first.
But an unearthed email reveals that on May 28, the day of the alleged rape , he sent an email to colleagues confirming that it had been reported.
‘This afternoon, a female student alleged that a male student sexually assaulted her in the restroom,’ it read.
On October 15, Ziegler apologized for ‘failing’ to ensure the safety of students and prevent the alleged rape.
Ziegler took the job in Loudoun County in January after working in HR for years. He is paid $295,000 a year
Parents have been requesting the superintendent resign from his position, but he has yet to do so.
He apologized for ‘misleading’ them on June 22 when he told a crowded meeting that there had been no sexual assaults on campus by transgender kids, and that predatory transgender people ‘do not exist.’
‘I regret that my comments were misleading and I apologize for the distress they caused families,’ he said.
During testimony on Wednesday, Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat from Illinois, asked Garland if he had any ‘second thoughts’ about his directive.
‘I assume you’re going to revoke your extremely divisive memo that you said was instigated because of that letter [from the NSBA]?’ Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, also asked.
‘The letter that was subsequently sent does not change the association’s concern of violence or threats of violence. It alters some of the language in the letter … that we did not rely on and is not contained in my own memorandum,’ Garland said.
Garland said that he was not only concerned about school boards, but a ‘rising tide’ in violence against judges, prosecutors, election administrators, and others.
My Unapologetic Diaries
What would happen if, in some parallel universe, Joan Collins ever met herself?Though she describes herself as a feminist in the brief ‘prologue’ to her diaries, she comes down particularly hard on women, and in particular women of her own age.
By page four, she is complaining about an unnamed ‘saggy-breasted Fleet Street hag’.She then looks aghast at ‘a woman with the most terrible face job I’ve ever seen. She shall be nameless, but she was married to a very famous actor and is a real estate agent’.
She is forever on the lookout for weight gain. ‘Liza has put on a lot of weight around the face,’ she says, having bumped into Liza Minnelli.The first thing she notes about Elizabeth Taylor is ‘she’s put the weight back on’.
What would happen if, in some parallel universe, Joan Collins (above, in the 1950s) ever met herself?She comes down particularly hard on women, and in particular women of her own age
She eagerly relays gossip about anyone more successful and glamorous than herself. ‘She’s a bitch,’ an acquaintance remarks of Catherine Deneuve. ‘But because she’s such a bitch everyone’s petrified of her, including the French press.So they’ll never do her in.’
Into her diary it goes.
No woman younger or more successful than her ever quite comes up to scratch, particularly if she had been after their part. ‘I thought Glenn Close was perfectly awful as Cruella de Vil… the yawn of the year.’
It is inadvisable to be younger and sexier than Joan. Sitting at home, watching the Oscars on TV in 2001, she is horrified at the sight of Pamela Anderson on the red carpet.
‘Revealing all the taste and refinement of a hooker on holiday, she chose to buck the system in denim hot pants and teeny-weeny white shirt, which struggled bravely to contain her pneumatically false assets… she brought trailer-trash fashion right into the 21st Century.’
It is inadvisable to be younger and sexier than Joan (above, with husband Percy Gibson at their Saint-Tropez villa in 2013).Sitting at home, she is horrified at the sight of Pamela Anderson
Joan constantly harks back to the glories of an earlier age, when actresses displayed glamour, elegance and refinement. Have her topless roles in soft-porn movies like The Stud (1978) and The Bitch (1979) slipped from her memory?
I found some of her bitchier asides difficult to understand.Writing about the ‘huge cleavage’ of Tony Curtis’s ‘latest squeeze, Jill’ at a party in LA in 1995, she gossips about her in the ‘powder room’.
‘Several women discuss the fact that although her bosoms might be huge, when she looks down at herself she could look as though she had 12 toes.’
Eh?I’ve read that sentence several times over but still don’t get the joke. And much of the rest of these diaries will be double Dutch to anyone unversed in the ever-expanding world of the unknown celebrity.
Who, for instance, are Joan Schnitzer, Jolene Schlatter, Swoosie Kurtz, Asa Maynor, Dani Janssen, Boaz Mazor?
It’s like an explosion in a Scrabble factory.On virtually every page, they pile in, these odd bods. For instance, on page 69 Joan’s French publicist, someone called Homero Machry, throws a party for her new book.
‘Tout Paris seems to be there,’ trills Joan, optimistically.‘Among those I’m very pleased to see are Wendy and Dino Fabbri, Jimmy Douglas, Nelson Seabra, Betty Catroux, Joan Juliet Buck, Diane de Beauvau-Craon who is fizzlingly effervescent…’
At times like this, one yearns for just one name, however humble (Fred Flintstone, Officer Dibble) that anyone could put a face to.
And what about that stray ‘l’ in ‘fizzlingly’?For most of the book, Joan is whatever’s the opposite of ‘fizzlingly effervescent’ – perhaps ‘moanlingly moany’. She is a world-class whinger, never satisfied with what she’s got.
On the set for a TV series, the wardrobe mistress asks her to try on ‘one of the most hideous garments I have ever seen’.Flying first-class (obvs!) to Dallas, she complains about the ‘atrocious red wine’ and ‘unspeakable steak and vile over-cooked carrots’.
In another first-class seat, this one provided by British Airways, she has trouble with the sound system, so kicks up a fuss.Her tantrum pays off. ‘Back in London, I get a letter from British Airways apologising for the lack of audio and video equipment last month and offering two round trips to Nice. Nice work.’
‘It’s hard enough to write books, let alone schlep all over the world plugging them,’ she complains.But the world could probably manage without a new novel by Joan Collins.
‘Her notorious tongue was in his mouth, her notorious hands were pulling down his trousers, and her notorious breasts were being rubbed against his shirt,’ reads a passage from Misfortune’s Daughters, published around this time.
Jane Austen she is not.
Her prose in these diaries could also do with a brush-up.She gets a phrase in her head and can’t stop repeating it, regardless. ‘To say we are disappointed is putting it mildly,’ she writes of watching the first episode of her new series, Pacific Palisades.
‘To say that the corset is uncomfortable is putting it mildly,’ she writes of a new costume she is obliged to wear.‘To say that we were all upset is putting it mildly,’ she writes of the funeral of Princess Diana.
Shopping is one of the few activities that seem to give her any sort of satisfaction, however temporary. She travels everywhere with 15 suitcases, then shops for more stuff when she gets to where she’s going, which means she has to buy yet more suitcases to put it all in.
‘Dashed into Gottex and got a few swimsuits for Acapulco and the South of France then zoomed into Donna Karan, then Judith Leiber’s for bags, then SAKS, all highly exhilarating,’ reads an average paragraph.
In New York, her new friend Aaron Tonken, ‘a mover and shaker’ who she’s met once before at a party given by Melanie Griffith, says: ‘I want to give you lots of presents!’
The next day, he takes her to Cartier and buys her ‘a beautiful diamond-studded ring worth a few bucks’, and then on to ‘a new fabulous boutique on Madison’, where she hoovers up lots of clothes – ‘Aaron said he’d never seen anybody shop so fast’ – and then she realises she’ll need more suitcases, so she buys ‘gorgeous Italian luggage in dark Paisley leather’.
Before she leaves, she spots ‘some wonderful cushions, ashtrays and accessories for the apartment.Got those too! Talk about greedy!’
The diaries start in 1989, when her lucrative stint on Dynasty is coming to an end. On $120,000 an episode, ‘I was now apparently the highest paid TV actress in the world’.
Things then go downhill: these sporadic diaries – whole months and even years are missed out – cover a succession of deadbeat TV and film projects which either don’t get off the ground or get off the ground and then crash.
Convinced of her own pulling power, she looks for a famous co-star for a stage revival of Noël Coward’s Private Lives.‘We discussed Peter O’Toole and Richard Harris… but they both look a hundred years old and are probably busy.’
Albert Finney also says no. They are, of course, in another league, and wouldn’t think of acting opposite her, but she is too convinced of her own stardom to acknowledge this obvious fact.
Eventually she has to settle for an actor called Keith Baxter, but we have no idea how the show went, because at this point the diaries leap from 1990 to 1994.
‘What do I really want to do?’ she asks at one point.‘I would like to just live a happy life, and I don’t think that doing an American sitcom is going to make me that happy. What is the answer? Money! And with my kids and lifestyle, I need plenty of it.’
So she does the third-rate shows in order to buy enough stuff to justify doing the third-rate shows.In between, she attends grim parties full of other has-beens telling her how marvellous she’s looking.
‘They keep telling me how beautiful and glamorous I am, what a flawless peaches-and-cream complexion and svelte figure I have.’
Like many celebrities, she affects to hate being recognised but is furious when she isn’t.At dinner with friends in a restaurant in LA, a waitress takes everybody else’s order, and then looks at Joan and says: ‘And what would the little lady like?’
The little lady is not amused. ‘I’m not keen on the over-familiarity that passes for service in a lot of LA restaurants,’ she huffs.
As Joan herself might put it, to say these diaries are fifth-rate is putting it mildly.
star Bailey Smith has thrown his support behind a controversial protest against ‘patriarchal and bullying culture’ at a Catholic school.
The Western Bulldogs player, 20, who attended Xavier, which is ‘s top Catholic boys’ school, reposted photographer and ex-pupil James Robinson’s image of a burning blazer at St. Kevin’s in Melbourne.
Allegations about the St. Kevin’s ‘toxic’ culture arose after Smith’s on-field rival and former student Jordan De Goey was arrested in New York over assault allegations.
Speaking up: Bailey Smith (pictured in September) has thrown his support behind a controversial protest against ‘patriarchal and bullying culture’ at a Catholic school
Robinson told the that Smith’s support of his protest was ‘really wonderful’.
‘He seems like he is someone who is definitely on the right page when it comes to things around masculinity, so it was really wonderful to see him share it.’
Robinson, a former pupil of St Kevin’s College in Toorak, took to social media last week with a catalogue of accusations against the all-boys Catholic high school, claiming the halls are rife with toxic masculinity, homophobia, and bullying.
A good cause: The AFL bad boy, 20, reposted photographer and ex-pupil James Robinson’s image of a burning blazer at St. Kevin’s in Melbourne. Pictured: Robinson
Detailing the years spent at his alma mater, Mr Robinson said he was left suicidal at 15 after being unwillingly ‘outed’ by peers as homosexual and witnessed fellow students engaging in vile acts towards women.
In the wake of the charges laid against De Goey, Mr Robinson – who also now calls the Big Apple home – this week decided to stage a ‘protest’ on the college’s grounds by taking a lighter to his old uniform.
‘I broke into the school yesterday to protest. Something snapped in me this time,’ he wrote on Instagram, sharing photos of his flame-licked blazer.
Robinson, a former pupil of St Kevin’s College in Toorak, has set his blazer alight (pictured) on the school’s grounds in protest after Jordan De Goey was arrested in New York
‘The patriarchal culture I saw inside the school gates burst out and made its way to New York, my new home for the last five years. Allegedly assaulting someone in a city, where many in my queer community, like me, are rape and sexual assault survivors.’
Mr Robinson, who graduated in 2013, said it was ‘unsurprising’ De Goey was arrested in the US for video allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on a dancefloor given the culture at their former school.
‘St Kevin’s is a bubble where privileged young men can rehearse oppression without consequence, before graduating with flying colours into public,’ Mr Robinson said.
‘A place where ‘locker room talk’ exists openly in hallways and classrooms,’ he said.
‘I saw a system designed to let young boys think they can do anything, assault anyone, and get away with it.’
Mr Robinson said he witnessed his male peers committing a range of derogatory acts towards teenage girls and female teachers.
‘I saw revenge porn against girls from ‘sister school’ … the objectifying of female teachers and the transphobic bullying of a teacher who transitioned,’ he said.
‘I saw friends make a pact of silence to protect two students who pulled a knife on a taxi driver.’
Mr Robinson dedicated the stunt to current students who may be experiencing similar feelings and said the protest ‘takes my healing full circle’.
Mr Robinson said he was left suicidal at 15-year-old after he was ‘outed’ by peers as homosexual
Former students of all-boys school across Australia praised Mr Robinson for his ‘powerful’ message, with many reporting enduring similar experiences.
‘Well said James. such a beautiful post, definitely can’t remember many good times from that place sadly but this protest is a beautiful one,’ one man said.
‘Thank you for speaking up. Sending you so much love,’ another wrote.
‘This is incredibly powerful. Well done James. [I had] a similar experience from a different same sex, all boys school,’ a third wrote.
St Kevin’s principal Deborah Barker has written to parents telling them she has been in contact with Mr Robinson and admires his courage for speaking out.
‘On Wednesday night I became aware of social media posts by a former student,’ she wrote.
‘I immediately took steps to reach out to James because I genuinely want to listen to, and fully understand, his heartfelt concerns and his personal journey.
Old boy: Smith attended Xavier, which is Melbourne’s top Catholic boys’ school.
‘Most importantly I want James to know that we care for him and acknowledge his courage for speaking out.
‘James and I have already been in communication and we plan to meet shortly.
‘I would also like to acknowledge and thank the many current and former students who posted strong messages of support to James.
‘Your support is vital and I am sure this means a lot to James at this critical time,’ she said.
Ms Barker said there is much ‘goodness’ in the college but ‘we still have much to do’.
‘It has become clear in my first year, of the importance of listening deeply as we strive to deliver a safe and inclusive environment for all of our students in partnership with their families,’ she said.
Issues with sexism and misogyny at the $19,000-a-year school first surfaced in October 2019 after footage of students singing an offensive chant on a tram began circulating online.
Former principal Stephen Russell resigned in 2020 after a string of scandals, with Ms Barker – the school’s first female principal’ stepping in to lead the school at the beginning of this year.
Collingwood player Jordan De Goey prepares for a night out in New York. He was later arrested and charged after allegedly groping a woman at a nightclub
In July this year, an independent review into culture at the school found sexism and misogyny are ‘still clearly an issue’.
Meanwhile, De Goey’s career is hanging in the balance after he and his tattoo artist mate Luke Dyso allegedly touched a woman in a trendy nightclub then bashed her male friend on a Halloween-themed night out on Saturday.
The Collingwood forward has strenuously denies all allegations and plans to defend the charges.
The 25-year-old, who was in America for a six-week training session, will likely have to remain in the US until December 8 to appear in court.
Collingwood Magpies will reserve the right to terminate De Goey’s playing contract should he be convicted.