Paul Kent pleads not guilty to third domestic violence charge

NRL 360 host to now fight three domestic violence-related offences in court next month.

NRL 360 host Paul Kent has been charged with a third domestic violence offence, of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, according to The Age.

In May he pleaded not guilty to two domestic violence-related offences after a 33-year-old woman alleged she had been choked.

At the time NSW Police said a third charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm was expected to be laid.

Police were called to a home in Lilyfield in May and arrested Kent and a 33-year-old woman -the woman was released without charge.

He is preparing to fight the charges and has pleaded not guilty to all three counts.

In May he told press, he was “embarrassed” about the charges , saying, “It’s just the rugby league soap opera, it’s the way it rolls.

“It’s my day in the storyline right now and that’s fine, people are entitled to their opinions.”

He added, “I don’t think my career is over,” he said.

He was  temporarily stood down from his roles as host of FOX Sports show NRL 360 and as senior writer for The Daily Telegraph, and will face a hearing at Downing Centre Local Court next month.

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