South African Sunday Times columnist Jani Allen wrote today, “I have it from a reliable source you are taking acting lessons for your days in court.”
Asked by the London Sunday People to back up the claim, Allen told the newspaper, “I have this information from an extremely reliable source. I have it on very good authority that Oscar is being coached on his court performance by a close actor friend, who is also famous in South Africa.”
The Blade Runner, as the double amputee Olympic runner is known, has openly wept in court and even vomited when evidence photos of Steenkamp were shown.
Pistorius shot and killed his model girlfriend on Valentine’s Day, 2013 and is being tried for murder. He has always maintained he shot her by accident, believing she was an an intruder.
The case is currently on a two-week recess.