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Friendlyjordies producer charged with stalking John Barilaro

A 21-year-old producer for YouTube comedian Friendlyjordies has been charged with allegedly stalking and intimidating the New South Wales deputy premier, John Barilaro. Acting on a complaint from Barilaro, detectives from NSW police’s fixated persons unit arrested Kristo Langker at his family home in Dulwich Hill on 4 June and charged him with two offences of “stalk or intimidate intending to cause fear of physical or mental harm”.
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YouTube comedian Friendlyjordies sued for defamation by NSW deputy premier John Barilaro

The New South Wales deputy premier, John Barilaro, is suing the YouTube comedian Jordan Shanks for defamation. In a statement of claim lodged in the federal court on Thursday, lawyers for Barilaro say Shanks, a former male model who uses the nom de plume Friendlyjordies in his popular YouTube videos, defamed the deputy premier in a series of “vile and racist” videos that had brought him into “public disrepute, odium, ridicule and contempt”.
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The mayor of Blue Mountains council has contradicted the New South Wales deputy premier John Barilaro’s claim that it did not receive money from a $177m bushfire recovery fund because its application did not meet the grant’s conditions, saying the projects were “shovel ready”. Appearing before a parliamentary inquiry into...