TV legend Bert Newton has told media the family still supports Matthew Newton, following another incident in the US.
“We’re getting through it. It’s been going on for a fair while now, but we’re strong people, and we have some good things happening in our lives, too,” he told reporters.
“We’re pretty positive people.
“We would like this to have a happy ending and I’m sure it’s still possible there will be a happy ending.
“We’re doing everything we can to try and help that happy ending.”
Bert Newton said he had not spoken to his son today, but had kept in close contact in recent days.
Dramatic CCTV footage of Matthew Newton engaged with a Miami hotel desk clerk began circulating today and has attracted damning comments in social media.
Patti Newton is currently appearing on Celebrity Apprentice Australia.