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Australia Inside Phoebe Burgess' lavish life as her split from Sam gets messier

05:21  10 october  2020
05:21  10 october  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

NRL star Sam Burgess rejects allegations in a newspaper report

  NRL star Sam Burgess rejects allegations in a newspaper report The explosive claims about the 31-year-old former Rabbitohs player were published on Thursday night by The Australian. The article included text messages Burgess' ex-wife Phoebe allegedly sent to Hollywood actor Russell Crowe, who owns the NRL club. Staff members at South Sydney Rabbitohs have also been accused of covering up Burgess' alleged indiscretions. The lawyer acting for Burgess, Mark O'Brien, strongly denied all allegations. 1/3 SLIDES © Provided by Daily Mail NRL star Sam Burgess has rejected serious allegations about his marriage.

Since splitting from the Rabbitohs captain-turned-assistant coach in October last year, Phoebe has fashioned herself into one of Australia's most glamorous Lavish life : Her marriage to retired NRL star Sam Burgess may be in tatters, but that hasn't stopped Phoebe Burgess (née Hooke) from living the

NRL WAG Phoebe Burgess and partner Sam first public outing at the races in a video posted to her Instagram story.

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Her marriage to retired NRL star Sam Burgess may be in tatters, but that hasn't stopped Phoebe Burgess (née Hooke) from living the WAG lifestyle.

Since splitting from the Rabbitohs captain-turned-assistant coach in October last year, Phoebe has fashioned herself into one of Australia's most glamorous single mothers.

The former journalist, 31, who reportedly walked away with 70 per cent of the marital wealth after divorcing Sam, currently lives at her parents' Southern Highlands estate with her daughter, Poppy, three, and son, Billy, one.

Rabbits in the spotlight as Burgess allegations go public

  Rabbits in the spotlight as Burgess allegations go public Attention is set to turn to just what South Sydney knew about the alleged actions of their former star forward, who is now the subject of a criminal investigation.A few months ago, he stopped working for Fox Sports amid rumours about his lifestyle and joined Souths players and coaches in their biosecurity bubble. Burgess had been given a chance to straighten himself out, appointed to the coaching team and mentored by one of the game's most respected figures, Wayne Bennett. He looks so fit that there has been speculation about a playing comeback.

'It all went to s**t': Sam and Phoebe Burgess ' split was 'pretty messy ', according to insiders . On Thursday, Sam disabled comments on some of his Instagram photos where he was pictured with Phoebe due to trolling. It comes after Daily Mail Australia revealed that Phoebe had unfollowed her

Phoebe Burgess looks stunning in a polkadot frock at Derby Day as she ditches her ring in first public appearance following messy split with NRL star Phoebe Burgess made her trimphant return to the spotlight at Saturday's Derby Day in Melbourne following her latest split from NRL star husband Sam .

a woman sitting on a bed: Lavish life: Her marriage to retired NRL star Sam Burgess may be in tatters, but that hasn't stopped Phoebe Burgess (née Hooke) from living the WAG lifestyle © Provided by Daily Mail Lavish life: Her marriage to retired NRL star Sam Burgess may be in tatters, but that hasn't stopped Phoebe Burgess (née Hooke) from living the WAG lifestyle

There, the single mother has access to sprawling, well-manicured gardens, ornate dining rooms, five bedrooms, three bathrooms and a state-of-the-art stable complex.

As part of the divorce settlement, Phoebe has also taken ownership of a white SDVA Range Rover, which is valued at $100,000.

Sam's F45 gym in Bowral was also put into Phoebe's name following their divorce.

Sam Burgess and woman posing for a photo: Living it up! Since splitting from the Rabbitohs captain-turned-assistant coach in October last year, Phoebe has fashioned herself into one of Australia's most glamorous single mothers. Pictured: Sam and Phoebe in happier times © Provided by Daily Mail Living it up! Since splitting from the Rabbitohs captain-turned-assistant coach in October last year, Phoebe has fashioned herself into one of Australia's most glamorous single mothers. Pictured: Sam and Phoebe in happier times

Phoebe, who has more than 81,000 followers on Instagram, typically spends her days uploading sponsored posts for fashion and beauty brands.

Sam Burgess' mum and brother emerge after tense crunch talks

  Sam Burgess' mum and brother emerge after tense crunch talks The 31-year-old stood down from his coaching role at the South Sydney Rabbitohs on Friday after the damning claims were published in The Australian. The NRL and NSW Police have both launched investigations into the allegations. Burgess' mother Julie and brother Luke met with the former NRL star in Coogee, the city's eastern suburbs, on Saturday. They were joined by lawyer Bryan Wrench. The footballer's mother, who relocated to Australia to be with her English-born sons, wore a large grey hoodie over black leggings.

Phoebe Burgess (pictured with her daughter Poppy, two, and son Billy, one) has shared her tips for 'fresh new mums' amid her messy split with NRL star Sam . It's over: Her post comes after she split from her husband Sam (pictured) and re-located to the rural town of Bowral where she is living at her

Phoebe Burgess was all smiles as she strolled the streets of Double Bay in Sydney's eastern suburbs on Tuesday afternoon with her mother Sarah and EXCLUSIVE: Phoebe Burgess appears relaxed and happy with a ring STILL on her wedding finger as she 's seen for the first time since shock split

She makes up to $1,300 per sponsored post, according to a website that estimates influencers' earnings based on their followers and engagement levels.

This means she could potentially be earning $9,100 per week, if she shares a branded post every day.

a young boy standing next to a tree: Lap of luxury: The former journalist, 31, who reportedly walked away with 70 per cent of the marital wealth after divorcing Sam, currently lives at her parents' Southern Highlands estate with her daughter, Poppy, three, and son, Billy, one (pictured) © Provided by Daily Mail Lap of luxury: The former journalist, 31, who reportedly walked away with 70 per cent of the marital wealth after divorcing Sam, currently lives at her parents' Southern Highlands estate with her daughter, Poppy, three, and son, Billy, one (pictured) a dog that is standing in the grass: Paradise: The estate's manicured grounds are an ideal backdrop for Phoebe's Instagram snaps © Provided by Daily Mail Paradise: The estate's manicured grounds are an ideal backdrop for Phoebe's Instagram snaps

Over the past few weeks, she has shared a slew of posts promoting brands including Nespresso, Ostelin vitamins, Johnsons & Johnsons Baby, L'Occitane and Specsavers.

She often promotes designers such as Zimmermann, Aje, Camilla and Marc, Bassike and Carolina Herrera.

Sam Burgess' ex-teammate who could be the key witness in police probe

  Sam Burgess' ex-teammate who could be the key witness in police probe Jason Clark, a former South Sydney Rabbitohs teammate of Burgess', is expected to be a key witness in a police probe into accusation Sam Burgess' marriage to ex-wife Phoebe.Jason Clark, a former South Sydney Rabbitohs teammate of Burgess', could be a key witness in the police investigation into accusation about the superstar forward's marriage and supposed excessive partying ways.

Phoebe Burgess , 30, appears to have finally confirmed that she's reconciled with NRL star husband Sam , after Phoebe Burgess appears to have finally confirmed her worst kept secret - that she's back together She gazes adoringly at Rabbitohs player Sam , as they sit at a table at a lavish restaurant.

She's reportedly split from her husband Sam for the second time in a year after they rekindled their marriage. But on Monday, Phoebe Burgess appeared to be in high spirits as she spent time with her daughter Poppy, two, and son Billy, one, following the rumoured separation.

Even in her ostensibly non-sponsored posts, Phoebe makes sure to tag the outfits she is wearing.

Perhaps her greatest extravagance is her handbag collection.

a man holding a baby in a park: Equine enthusiasts: Phoebe's horse-loving family owns a state-of-the-art stable complex © Provided by Daily Mail Equine enthusiasts: Phoebe's horse-loving family owns a state-of-the-art stable complex a man standing in front of a car: Nice wheels! As part of the divorce settlement, Phoebe has taken ownership of a white SDVA Range Rover (pictured), which is valued at $100,000 © Provided by Daily Mail Nice wheels! As part of the divorce settlement, Phoebe has taken ownership of a white SDVA Range Rover (pictured), which is valued at $100,000

She reportedly owns a Balenciaga handbag worth $2,200, a $3,500 Dior tote, a $7,000 denim Chanel handbag and a $2,000 Loewe tote.

Sam and Phoebe split in October 2019, after four tumultuous years of marriage.

They had initially separated in December 2018 - shortly after the birth of their son, Billy - but reconciled in April, only to end things for good six months later.

On Friday October 2, Sam formally stood down from his coaching role at the South Sydney Rabbitohs after claims about his marriage and wild lifestyle were published in The Australian.

Sam and Phoebe's split started with a 'shoosh' at their WEDDING

  Sam and Phoebe's split started with a 'shoosh' at their WEDDING While there were smiles on the faces of the bride and groom as they walked up the aisle hand-in-hand, within hours guests would be wondering if things would last. Corporate high-flyer Mitch Hooke and his wife Sarah had opened the gates of the family farm up to Australia's elite - business leaders, politicians and socialites - their kind of people.Also now among them were rugby league players and friends of their new in-laws, the blue collar Burgess clan raised in a rough part of North England.

Over: Sam and Phoebe Burgess have reportedly broken up again, just months after they rekindled their marriage following a brief split last December, a report has In July, Phoebe opened up about reconciling with Sam further while adjusting to life as a mother-of-two in a candid chat with Mamamia.

Sam Burgess ' mother made a telling change to her Facebook profile last week. Julie took down a The Burgess family matriarch made her feelings on son Sam 's split from wife Phoebe clear just Kristin Cavallari shows off her toned abs in a spotted sports bra as she gets in an early morning

The NRL and NSW Police have both launched investigations into the allegations.

The lawyer acting for Sam Burgess, Mark O'Brien, has strongly denied all allegations.

'The allegations are false and constitute an indefensible defamation against my client,' Mr O'Brien said.

a woman wearing sunglasses posing for the camera: Expensive taste: Phoebe often promotes designers such as Zimmermann, Aje, Camilla and Marc, Bassike and Carolina Herrera © Provided by Daily Mail Expensive taste: Phoebe often promotes designers such as Zimmermann, Aje, Camilla and Marc, Bassike and Carolina Herrera

The article included text messages Phoebe allegedly sent to Hollywood star Russell Crowe, who part-owns the Rabbitohs NRL club, in November 2018.

Rabbitohs staff members have also been accused of covering up Sam's alleged indiscretions. It is not alleged that Russell was involved in any cover-up.

'I thought we had the world at our feet together,' Phoebe allegedly wrote to the actor. 'He might need a good friend because he is just not our Sam.'

a girl sitting on a bed: Old world charm! Phoebe uses her parents' elegant home as a backdrop for her glamorous Instagram photo shoots © Provided by Daily Mail Old world charm! Phoebe uses her parents' elegant home as a backdrop for her glamorous Instagram photo shoots

The article also included text messages Sam allegedly sent to Phoebe, after her initial conversation with the club owner came to light.

'Phoebe why did you message RC saying everything,' Sam allegedly wrote. 'What are you trying to solve here?'

In the wake of the initial article, more bombshell claims about the 31-year-old footballer have come to light.

Sam Burgess to coach South Sydney's youth despite serious allegations

  Sam Burgess to coach South Sydney's youth despite serious allegations South Sydney Rabbitohs chief executive Blake Solly said in a video question-and-answer session with fans plans were still going ahead for Burgess, 31, to coach the club's under-19s squad.An article in The Australian newspaper last week contained bombshell accusations about his behaviour towards his ex-wife Phoebe and claims of excessive partying.

Sam Burgess and woman posing for a picture: Explosive claims: On Friday, Sam stood down from his coaching role at the South Sydney Rabbitohs after claims about his marriage and wild lifestyle were published in The Australian © Provided by Daily Mail Explosive claims: On Friday, Sam stood down from his coaching role at the South Sydney Rabbitohs after claims about his marriage and wild lifestyle were published in The Australian

Sam was staying with his brother Luke at The Establishment, in Sydney's CBD, on November 5, 2018, following a farewell BBQ for Souths player Jason Clark, The Daily Telegraph reported.

Phoebe was reportedly at home while her husband continued to stretch the festivities over a day.

According to the report, Sam returned home when his mother Julie - known to NRL fans as 'Mrs B' - descended on the swanky hotel in the early hours of the evening.

Sam Burgess posing for the camera: Denial: The lawyer acting for Burgess, Mark O'Brien, has strongly denied all allegations © Provided by Daily Mail Denial: The lawyer acting for Burgess, Mark O'Brien, has strongly denied all allegations

Julie allegedly asked hotel staff for the number of her son's hotel room and after an hour of convincing, she moved Sam and Luke into a car.

'Julie virtually had to drag Sam and Luke to her car by their ears, but somehow she got them out of that room and into her car,' a source claimed.

NRL CEO Andrew Abdo said the league has launched an investigation into the claims made by The Australian, but they will not take action based off allegations.

'The action we have taken is to initiate the investigation,' he said last Friday.

a man standing in front of a crowd: Texts: The article included texts Phoebe allegedly sent to Hollywood star Russell Crowe (right), who part owns the Rabbitohs NRL club. Rabbitohs staff have also been accused of covering up Sam's alleged indiscretions. It is not alleged that Russell was involved in any cover-up © Provided by Daily Mail Texts: The article included texts Phoebe allegedly sent to Hollywood star Russell Crowe (right), who part owns the Rabbitohs NRL club. Rabbitohs staff have also been accused of covering up Sam's alleged indiscretions. It is not alleged that Russell was involved in any cover-up

'Because these are allegations, we don't have the facts before us, we're not going to be taking any further action until we have the information needed to do that.

WAG Phoebe Burgess comes under fire from fans for keeping surname

  WAG Phoebe Burgess comes under fire from fans for keeping surname Taking to Instagram after a 10-day absence on Sunday, the mother of two thanked her followers for their support - but it didn't take long for the commentary to focus on her choice of surname . © Provided by Daily Mail 'Change your surname': Former NRL WAG Phoebe Burgess has come under fire for keeping her ex-husband Sam's surname following their divorce. Pictured on February 7, 2018, in Sydney 'Finding joy in the little things and my little people,' the former journalist wrote, alongside two photos taken with her children at her parents' estate in Bowral.

'However, I believe that Sam Burgess has stood himself down from South Sydney Rabbitohs duties this weekend. And I also believe that he has stood down from Fox Sports as well.'

Mr Abdo said the claims against Burgess were 'very serious allegations'.

'We will look to work with the club to find out what happened and to get to the bottom of the facts,' he said.

'We will also co-operate with the NSW Police, who have also begun an investigation into the matter. If these allegations are proven, we will take the strongest possible action that we can.'

Sam Burgess holding a football ball: More headlines: In the wake of the initial article, more bombshell claims about the 31-year-old footballer have come to light. One newspaper article alleged that his mother, Julie, dragged him and brother Luke home from a night of partying © Provided by Daily Mail More headlines: In the wake of the initial article, more bombshell claims about the 31-year-old footballer have come to light. One newspaper article alleged that his mother, Julie, dragged him and brother Luke home from a night of partying

NSW Police said they would be conducting their own investigation.

South Sydney released a statement saying the allegations were 'very concerning' and they would be treated with the 'utmost seriousness'.

'There is no place in our society for violence, harassment or abuse against women. If anyone is found guilty of allegations of this nature, the club will take the strongest possible action,' a Rabbitohs spokesperson said.

Sam Burgess et al. sitting at a table: Investigations: NRL CEO Andrew Abdo said the league had launched an investigation into the claims made by The Australian. Meanwhile, South Sydney released a statement saying the allegations were very concerning and they would be treated with the 'utmost seriousness' © Provided by Daily Mail Investigations: NRL CEO Andrew Abdo said the league had launched an investigation into the claims made by The Australian. Meanwhile, South Sydney released a statement saying the allegations were very concerning and they would be treated with the 'utmost seriousness'

Last year, an apprehended violence order against Sam Burgess was taken out by police to protect Phoebe's father, Mitchell Hooke.

The AVO came after an alleged domestic violence incident at Mr Hooke's property in Glenquarry, in the NSW Southern Highlands, on October 19.

Burgess was charged with domestic violence-related intimidation. He has pleaded not guilty. The matter is due in court in November.

a man and woman posing for a picture: AVO matter: Last year, an apprehended violence order against Sam Burgess was taken out by police to protect Phoebe's father Mitchell Hooke (left) © Provided by Daily Mail AVO matter: Last year, an apprehended violence order against Sam Burgess was taken out by police to protect Phoebe's father Mitchell Hooke (left) Read more

Sam Burgess's family continues to rally around him amid crisis .
Sam, 31, has kept a low profile in recent weeks after bombshell allegations about his marriage and partying ways were published in The Australian newspaper. The father-of-two was joined by Luke and his daughter Grace at Air Locker Training in Bondi on Thursday morning, before his brother shared a happy snap to his Instagram afterwards.Sam has been living with Luke, the oldest of the four Burgess brothers, since he and wife Phoebe sold the Maroubra mansion where they lived during their marriage.

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