1. Tony Abbott claims he’s was ‘headbutted’ by a supporter of marriage equality.
Tony Abbott: Former Australian PM says gay marriage campaigner headbutted him https://t.co/rQ5XNE9Txu
— Sky News (@SkyNews) September 21, 2017
Former prime minister Tony Abbott says he’s been headbutted by a same-sex marriage supporter in Hobart.
Mr Abbott said he was walking towards his hotel when he was approached by a man on Thursday afternoon.
“A fellow sung out at me, ‘Hey Tony.’ I turned around. There was a chap wearing a vote Yes badge,” Mr Abbott told 3AW radio, AAP reports.
“He says I want to shake your hand. I went over to shake his hand then he headbutted me. He wasn’t very good at it I’ve got to say, but he did make contact. The only damage was a very, very slightly swollen lip.”