Andrew Lovett has had a number of changes taking place over the years leading up to now. Recently, he pleaded guilty to 24 charges made against him and will be facing eight months in prison.
Andrew Lovett jailed for 8 months
The former partner of Andrew Lovett endured a lot of pain and has been relieved to be done with the traumatic chapter in her life. According to ABC News, the police officer met Andrew on Tinder and her life has changed ever since.
While this may be the first time someone hears of his domestic abuse, Andrew Lovett had dealt with a rape charge against him in 2008. He has been acquitted of this charge but it has cost him his career with the Saints.
In two of the domestic abuse charges, Andrew Lovett actually went as far as choking his partner until she was unconscious. Another incident reported that she was punched by him and kicked while she was in the shower.
Upon regaining consciousness, the woman grabbed a knife in fear of her life and stormed off with her car. On some nights, she would actually fall asleep in her car or at the homes of family members or friends.
Domestic abuse date back to 2020 until 2021
As reported by The Age, these assaults or attacks date back to 2020 until December of 2021. The assault has been repeatedly done during this time.
In court, the victim expressed her feelings about the emotional scars that Andrew Lovett has left on her. Not only does she suffer emotionally, but she also had to cover up her physical scars with makeup when she had to go into the office.
“The rage in his eyes will haunt me forever. I am so grateful I am alive — this cycle of family violence had to end.”
Right now, Andrew Lovett is reportedly working as a construction worker since his AFL career has come to an end for him. He currently has four children and is allegedly changing the ways in which he did before.
The defense counsel relayed that he is no longer indulging in alcohol and also no longer indulging in drugs. In court, the judge relayed that Andrew Lovett needs to get mental health help as well.