Curtis Woodhouse receives apology from Twitter troll on TV

Woodhouse meets Twitter troll on TV
© Martin Rickett / PA Photos
Curtis Woodhouse meets up with his Twitter troll on live television following his surprise visit to the user's address.

Footballer-turned-boxer Curtis Woodhouse came face-to-face with the man that abused him on Twitter for eight months.

The 32-year-old hunted down James O'Brien's address and called him out to meet him in person, but the Twitter user instead apologised on the social network site for his abusive messages.

Following Woodhouse's visit, which he claimed occurred because he was worried for his family, the pair met on live television during a ITV's Daybreak.

"I was really childish," said O'Brien. "Looking back on it, I realised that I had done a wrong thing. I can only offer my deepest apologies to anyone I ever abused on Twitter. I've let everyone down, friends, family, and I do feel really embarrassed."

Woodhouse drove more than 60 miles to find O'Brien's address.

David Hasselhoff on August 20, 2012
Read Next:
Hasselhoff excited by Six Nations showdown
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account