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Blanche d’Alpuget and Sue Pieters-Hawke’s airport scuffle

Blanche d'Alpuget and Sue Pieters-Hawke's airport scuffle

The airport scuffle between the wife of former Australian prime minister Bob Hawke, Blanche d’Alpuget and his daughter, Sue Pieters-Hawke was reportedly over d’Alpuget’s biography of Bob.

The Australian Federal Police were called to the Qantas chairman’s lounge at Brisbane Airport after witnesses reported seeing one of the women slap the other, the Daily Telegraph reported.

The pair is reportedly feuding over d’Alpuget’s biography of Bob, Hawke: The Prime Minister, which Pieters-Hawke says portrays her family and mother Hazel Hawke inaccurately.

Pieters-Hawke is also releasing a biography of her mother, Hazel: A Biography, in November this year.

Pieters-Hawke released a statement about the scuffle. She said she will not discuss the matter further but said she did not touch her stepmother in any way and that she called the police to the lounge.

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