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Roxy Jacenko reveals daughter Pixie, 7, was bullied at school over father Oliver Curtis’ jailing

‘She was told her dad was a very bad person’: Roxy Jacenko reveals how her daughter Pixie, 7, was bullied at school after dad Oliver Curtis went to jail for insider trading

Roxy Jacenko has opened up about the hardships her daughter Pixie Curtis, seven, experienced after Oliver Curtis was jailed for insider trading in 2016.

Speaking to The Sydney Morning Herald, the glamorous PR mogul revealed that Pixie endured a ‘challenging’ time at school when her father was serving time.

The 38-year-old says:  ‘Parents were clearly speaking about our situation and doing so in front of their children, Pixie’s fellow students, which made her time in school very challenging for her.’

‘She was told her dad was a very bad person’: Roxy Jacenko reveals how her daughter Pixie, 7, (right) was bullied at school after dad Oliver Curtis (left) went to jail for insider trading

Pixie heard all sorts of rumours about her father, the PR mogul went to on reveal to the publication. 

‘One minute she was told her dad broke out of jail, and the next that her dad was a very bad person – not something you want any child to hear, especially when they are so impressionable and it’s their father,’ Roxy said.   

Oliver, 32, was released from prison in June 2017 after serving 12 months of a two-year sentence for conspiracy to commit insider trading.

Difficult: 'One minute she was told her dad broke out of jail, and the next that her dad was a very bad person - not something you want any child to hear,' Roxy Jacenko (left) said 

Difficult: ‘One minute she was told her dad broke out of jail, and the next that her dad was a very bad person – not something you want any child to hear,’ Roxy Jacenko (left) said 

He served his time at Cooma Correctional Centre.  

During his imprisonment, Roxy lied to Pixie and son Hunter, four, telling them that their father was in China on business.

Speaking to Studio 10, Roxy revealed Pixie had been told at school about Oliver’s imprisonment and was ‘upset’. 

Prison: Oliver, 32, was released from prison in June 2017 (pictured) after serving 12 months of a two-year sentence for conspiracy to commit insider trading

Prison: Oliver, 32, was released from prison in June 2017 (pictured) after serving 12 months of a two-year sentence for conspiracy to commit insider trading

Tough times: Speaking to Studio 10, Roxy revealed Pixie had been told at school about Oliver's imprisonment and was 'upset'

Tough times: Speaking to Studio 10, Roxy revealed Pixie had been told at school about Oliver’s imprisonment and was ‘upset’

However, Roxy added that the pair ‘worked through it’ and that Pixie is now enjoying her time at school. 

The mum and daughter have also put Pixie’s experiences of bullying on the page, working on a book together called Penelope’s Playground.

Penelope’s Playground will be available at Booktopia for $19.95 from February 1.

Family issues: During his imprisonment, Roxy lied to Pixie and son Hunter, four (far right) telling them that their father was in China on business

Family issues: During his imprisonment, Roxy lied to Pixie and son Hunter, four (far right) telling them that their father was in China on business

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