Joe Westerman’s wife has said the thought of kissing him makes her want to vomit after seeing footage of him performing a sex act on a woman in an alleyway behind Greggs.
The Castleford Tigers loose forward, 33, has told Lauren Westerman, 33, that ‘words will never ever explain how sorry I am’ for the unsavoury incident with a blonde estate agent after a night out in Pontefract town centre.
Ms Westerman had said she would ‘never be able to get it out of my mind’ after telling friends her marriage is ‘one trillion per cent finished’. She insists Westerman knows ‘there’s no coming back’ from his sex scandal.
She said: ‘Truth is, he only told me because it was on social media. But I’m glad it was found because the thought of kissing him after that just makes me feel sick.’
Lauren has said Westerman sent her a series of grovelling texts to try and save their marriage.
Westerman was caught in a video (pictured) performing a sex act on a woman
Lauren Westerman, 33, pictured at the family home in Castlewood yesterday, said her husband’s actions had caused irreparable harm to her and her children and that their marriage is over
Joe Westerman’s grovelling texts to his wife have emerged
His angry wife said the video has caused irreparable harm to her and their three children, one of whom is 14, but she added she was ‘glad’ she had seen it.
In texts sent to her, Westerman said: ‘I can’t explain what happened cos I physically can’t remember.
‘It’s disgusting and I now have to live with it forever. Losing you and the kids is heart-breaking Lauren, you deserve so much better. You always said alcohol would f*** me up.’
His wife replied that she had warned him about his drinking. He replied: ‘Story of my life. I miss you like crazy. U was perfect.
‘I need you to know I can’t remember anything about that night. I look like a zombie.’
Ms Westerman spent Valentine’s Day alone with their three children, saying she felt ‘so sorry’ for them after they were cruelly sent the video on Snapchat by other children at their school.
The woman in the video is thought to be the wife of one of the rugby league star’s best friends and has now lost her job following the incident, according to Ms Westerman.
Castleford Tigers Rugby League star Joe Westerman (pictured at training on Tuesday) was seen for the first time since the sex tape scandal
She told The Sun: ‘There are absolutely no excuses for what he’s done, not just to me but to our children and wider family.
‘I went on to Twitter and saw it had been deleted and deleted loads of times and then about half an hour later it was posted.
‘I just felt physically sick.’
Ms Westerman said Westerman had confessed to his actions the following day after he had been caught in the video following a day-long drinking session.
He later made a grovelling public apology to his family and friends after the graphic video went viral on Twitter.
Speaking about the woman in the video, Ms Westerman said: ‘It’s the children I feel for. Our children and her children.
‘She’ll never live it down. She’s lost her job and there are memes of her sweeping the internet, her children are going to see that.’
Ms Westerman said she has been left ‘numb’ over the incident.
The pair married in 2014 and have three children together.
It’s believed Westerman has also been shunned by his so-called best friend who he has known for many years.
Ms Westerman said her marriage to the rugby star is over after his actions, saying: ‘The thought of kissing him after that just makes me feel sick’
Ms Westerman pictured yesterday at her home in Castleford after she spent Valentine’s Day alone with her children
Joe Westerman (pictured last month) – who was handed a ‘substantial fine’ by his club said he was ‘incredibly remorseful’ after being caught
The rugby star’s club ordered him to help educate young people on the effects of alcohol and ‘dangers of social media when in the public eye’
Westerman was a member of his pal’s wedding party when he tied the knot more than ten years ago.
A friend told MailOnline: ‘There’s two families whose lives have been shattered by this.
One friend of Lauren’s said: ‘The marriage is over for good and Joe knows that. There is no way Lauren will ever take him back.’
MailOnline revealed this week how Ms Westerman – who married the loose forward in 2014 – hadn’t spoken to her husband since the footage emerged and was focusing on protecting their children.
The primary school teacher said: ‘I just wish it had never happened. My poor children!’
She reportedly told friends: ‘There’s no way you can come back after something so horrific.
‘It is one trillion per cent finished.
The rugby player, who was handed a ‘substantial fine’ by his club, said he was ‘incredibly remorseful’ after being caught out.
The club also ordered the back-rower to help educate young people on the effects of alcohol and ‘dangers of social media when in the public eye’.
Originally from Pontefract, West Yorkshire, Westerman started his career with Castleford Tigers in 2007 after graduating from junior club the Featherstone Lions.
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