Less than a story tip but a story confirmation from a
guest at Mary’s wedding. Butler was drunk and was propositioning his young
female dinner companions. Whether this was the catalyst for Lennon sacking him,
it can’t have helped, and other guests must have noticed his behaviour.


Down at the Toro, Latho said that fat jaffa in Tasmania also told
him that Butler tried to root the Queen, crack it onto Mary’s
mum-in-law at the Royal wedding reception. What a root rat.
I suppose they had to get rid of Butler in Tasmania but we’re going to
ask him to be Patron of our Rugby Club – we love him, he’s another

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