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Roxy Jacenko: A second man is fined $1,600 for 2019 graffiti attack

A second man is fined $1,600 for spraying obscene graffiti on Roxy Jacenko’s office in 2019… after socialite Anthony Hess was ordered to pay $2,400


A second man has been fined for scrawling obscene graffiti about Roxy Jacenko on the Sydney publicist’s office more than two years ago.

The seven-metre phrase ‘Roxy is a c**t’ was sprayed outside Ms Jacenko’s Sweaty Betty agency in Paddington as well as a nearby skip bin in April 2019.

Anthony Hess had initially denied the matter, only for footage to emerge during unrelated police investigations into the second man in 2020.

A second man has been fined for scrawling obscene graffiti about Roxy Jacenko (pictured with her husband Oliver Curtis) on the Sydney publicist’s office more than two years ago 

He was fined $2,400 in June for two counts of aggravated intentional and non-consensual marking of a premises.

The second man, who has not named for legal reasons, was fined $1,600 after changing his pleas to guilty on Friday.

Bryan Wrench said his client wasn’t involved in the animosity between Jacenko and Hess and had wanted the c-word to be crook, not c**t.

The seven-metre phrase 'Roxy is a c**t' was sprayed outside Ms Jacenko's Sweaty Betty agency in Paddington as well as a nearby skip bin in April 2019

The seven-metre phrase ‘Roxy is a c**t’ was sprayed outside Ms Jacenko’s Sweaty Betty agency in Paddington as well as a nearby skip bin in April 2019 

‘He does not know who Roxy is. It’s regrettable he got involved in the whole situation,’ Mr Wrench told Downing Centre Local Court.

The man also pleaded guilty to offences related to 1.62 grams of methamphetamine found on him in December and a positive roadside drug test in January. He was fined $600 and disqualified from driving for six months.

Currently in a NSW drug rehabilitation facility, he had himself been the victim of a series of hostile and threatening messages, abuse and graffiti attacks in the past year, Mr Wrench said.

Anthony Hess (pictured) was fined $2,400 in June for two counts of aggravated intentional and non-consensual marking of a premises

Anthony Hess (pictured) was fined $2,400 in June for two counts of aggravated intentional and non-consensual marking of a premises

Before the GoPro footage emerged, Jacenko unsuccessfully sought a restraining order against Hess.

In June, she celebrated the court fining Hess as ‘we have set the record straight about this incident, proving beyond reasonable doubt’ Hess did it.

‘Thank you to the team at Surry Hills [Police] who were so incredible to deal with and believed every single bit if [sic] evidence I took to them as well as my genuine fear for not only my safety but that of my kids,’ she wrote on Instagram.

The second man, who has not named for legal reasons, was fined $1,600 after changing his pleas to guilty on Friday. Pictured: an example of the graffiti from April 2019

The second man, who has not named for legal reasons, was fined $1,600 after changing his pleas to guilty on Friday. Pictured: an example of the graffiti from April 2019

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