& # 39; I'm exhausted of the whole case & # 39 ;: Peter FitzSimons beats Israel Folau for asking for money to pay for his legal defense
- Peter FitzSimons has wiped out Israel Folau to start a GoFundMe appeal
- Folau & # 39; s GoFundMe page raised $ 670,000 in donations in just five days
- Wallabie's star was plundered last month for his homophobic Instagram posts
- Folau is raising money to wage a legal battle against Rugby Australia
- Folau and wife Maria have already spent more than $ 100,000 in legal fees
Peter FitzSimons has blown up the Wallabies star Israel Folau for crowdfunding money to pay his legal fees in his ongoing battle with Rugby Australia.
The former rugby champion said that Folau lost support from Australia when he launched a GoFundMe page to raise $ 3 million.
Mr. FitzSimons said the popular crowdfunding website was for charities, such as expensive medical costs.
From this morning, Folau & # 39; s campaign had reached more than $ 600,000, Liz Ellis said on Nine & # 39; s Sports Sunday.
& # 39; I'm exhausted by the whole thing, & # 39; FitzSimons replied.
& # 39; I'm just saying this, people say Australia was divided and I think there was some truth to it. Folau probably had 30 percent support, I think after this GoFundMe most of Australia & # 39; what, seriously? & # 39; Went.
& # 39; That's not what GoFundMe is for, it's for charities where people need money and they can't support it, so they approach the community and say "listen, I have nothing in my pockets, I have a tumor can you help me? "& # 39;
Former rugby champion Peter FitzSimons (photo) has lashed out at the fired Wallabies star Israel Folau for asking for money for his legal battle against Rugby Australia
Folau, 30, was slammed for using GoFundMe to raise money for his lawyers' fees after starting legal proceedings with the Fair Work Commission against Rugby Australia.
He is seeking damages up to $ 10 million.
But despite the backlash from Rugby Australia, former teammates and the general public, the devout Christian said he was certain of his choices.
& # 39; While the attacks against me have shown that I have a big fight with my hands, I will remain strong & # 39 ;, he said.
& # 39; Your support and my faith in Jesus Christ will give me strength. & # 39;
Folau says that he and his wife Maria (pictured together), an international netball player, have already spent more than $ 100,000 on the treatment of RA & # 39; s internal tribunal trials.
Donations were not delayed after Folau & # 39; s impressive real estate portfolio was released, which is said to be worth $ 6.5 million in New South Wales and Queensland.
Folau says he and his wife Maria, an international netball player, have already spent more than $ 100,000 on handling the internal tribunal trials of RA.
He was fired after coming under fire for posting an image on Instagram claiming that drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolaters would go to hell.
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