Candice Warner wants to put Sonny Bill Williams scandal behind her

Rebekah Scanlan
Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

Candice Warner has apologised to former NRL star Sonny Bill Williams and his family, saying she wants nothing more than to move on from their 2007 ‘toilet tryst’ scandal.

The infamous incident was brought back to light in the wake of her husband David Warner’s ball-tampering scandal, which saw their history dredged up in the media.

As Candice, 33, left South Africa earlier this year alongside her disgraced cricket player hubby, she was taunted by fans for the sexual encounter that happened 11 years ago.

Candice Warner was taunted by fans when she and hubby David arrived in Sydney following the Cricket Australia ball-tampering scandal. Source: Getty

“I finally received a weak apology from Cricket South Africa [for the fan taunts]. I realised they’re the ones to feel ashamed, not me,’ she told Australian Women’s Weekly.

‘I’d like to extend that apology to Sonny Bill. He’s a husband and father, so imagine how his wife would feel and his kids,” she added.

Candice, seen here just weeks before the scandal erupted, has apologised to Sonny for their past being dredged up. Source: Getty

The mum-of-two also revealed that she’d paid the “ultimate price” after she suffered a “heartbreaking” miscarriage in the aftermath of the incident, which involved David along with captain Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft embroiled in a ball-tampering scandal.

Back in 2007, the ironwoman was caught on camera in a men’s toilet with the then rugby league superstar Sonny Bill Williams. 

Sonny is now married with two kids and Candice said she realises it couldn’t have been easy for them. Source: Instagram/SonnyBillWilliams
She also revealed she suffered a miscarriage in the aftermath of the incident, calling it the “ultimate price”. Source: Getty

Despite both moving on and marrying other people, their steamy liaison has gone on to haunt them both.

Sonny, who is now married to Alana Raffie and has two kids, hasn’t commented on the fact their decade-old fling resurfaced recently. 


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