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Byron Baes star Jade Kevin Foster pleads guilty to being a public nuisance

Drunk Byron Baes star tackled to the ground by security and kicked out of a pub while screaming ‘I have 1.2 million followers on Instagram’ – as he pleads guilty to being a public nuisance

A Byron Bay influencer has plead guilty to public nuisance after scuffling with a security guard while getting kicked out of The Clock Hotel in Surfer’s Paradise on September 16 for being intoxicated. 

Byron Baes star Jade Kevin Foster was heard screaming ‘I have 1.2 million followers on Instagram’ and calling security ‘c**ts’ as he was tackled to the ground and restrained at the Gold Coast pub.

Sporting a purple tracksuit, he screamed: ”I’m a gay man, I’m going to f**k your lives’. 

Byron Baes star has plead guilty to public nuisance after scuffling with a security guard while getting kicked out of The Clock Hotel in Surfer’s Paradise on September 16 for being intoxicated 

‘I have 1.2 million followers on Instagram, you’re going to lose your jobs – see my outfit, it’s worth more than your houses c**t … this will look good on Instagram!’ he was heard ranting. 

Southport Magistrates Court heard the Netflix star had previously issued an infringement notice for a similar offence and fined $827.     

Foster’s solicitor Brooke Winter said her client admitted his behaviour was ‘disgusting’ and alcohol consumption and mental health issues were affecting him on the night in question.

Foster was heard screaming 'I have 1.2 million followers on Instagram' and calling security 'c**ts' as he was tackled to the ground and restrained at the Gold Coast pub

Foster was heard screaming ‘I have 1.2 million followers on Instagram’ and calling security ‘c**ts’ as he was tackled to the ground and restrained at the Gold Coast pub 

‘He sent an email to our office in which he said “I’m embarrassed and disgusted in the behaviour I displayed and vow to never let this happen again”,’ Mr Winter said, according to The Daily Telegraph.

‘He’s on a four-year work contract and he knows his actions could have that all taken away.’

Winter pleaded with the court that the influencer, who makes enough money from his social media posts and contracts with Netflix and Warner Bros., is involved with charity and recently won an award from the Australian LGBTQI Forum.

Southport Magistrates Court heard the Netflix star had previously issued an infringement notice for a similar offence and fined $827.

Southport Magistrates Court heard the Netflix star had previously issued an infringement notice for a similar offence and fined $827. 

However, Magistrate Michelle Dooley branded Foster’s behaviour as ‘not acceptable’.

‘It’s up to you to know what your alcohol consumption should be,’ she told Foster.

‘Everything else that you may have in your life becomes tarnished if you behave in this way in public – it took a lot of people trouble and effort to contain you.’

He was fined $1400 but spared him a conviction.

Foster found viral fame after being pictured with Kim Kardashian in 2014.

Foster's solicitor Brooke Winter said her client admitted his behaviour was 'disgusting' and alcohol consumption and mental health issues were affecting him on the night in question

Foster’s solicitor Brooke Winter said her client admitted his behaviour was ‘disgusting’ and alcohol consumption and mental health issues were affecting him on the night in question 

He went on to star in Netflix’s Byron Baes and billed himself as ‘Australia’s biggest male influencer’ on the reality series.

But social media talent agent and his fellow co-star Alex Reid accused Foster of buying followers after allegedly discovering that 451,000 of his fans were from Turkey alone. 

Foster recently hit back at claims he bought Instagram followers after the authenticity of his 1.2 million-strong following was called into question on the Netflix show. 

The insights page confirmed the majority of Jade’s followers are actually from Australia, New Zealand, the UK and USA.

This is strong evidence that his following is in fact genuine, and runs contrary to Alex’s claim that most of his followers hail from Turkey.

Foster found viral fame after being pictured with Kim Kardashian in 2014. He went on to star in Netflix's Byron Baes and billed himself as 'Australia's biggest male influencer' on the reality series

Foster found viral fame after being pictured with Kim Kardashian in 2014. He went on to star in Netflix’s Byron Baes and billed himself as ‘Australia’s biggest male influencer’ on the reality series

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