Oscar’s dad finds love again

2017-08-10 16:27
PHOTO: Huisgenoot

PHOTO: Huisgenoot

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“I don’t want to come across like a teenager who’s just found love."

Henke Pistorius (64), father of incarcerated former Paralympian Oscar (30), has confirmed he has a new woman in his life. But he wouldn’t say much more than that.

“Yes, there is someone. But I don’t really want to talk about it,” Henke told YOU on Thursday, joking that he doesn’t want to come across like a newly in love teenager.

Last year YOU’s sister magazine, Huisgenoot, reported on Henke’s relationship with Danette Erasmus, who’s in her forties. They dated for two years.

Henke and Danette met shortly after Oscar first went on trial after his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was gunned down. Henke would often comment with words of love on Danette’s Facebook posts.
But the relationship ended a while ago.

Henke says he and Danette, a brunette florist from Pretoria, are just good friends now. “We’re still good pals.”

As to the identity of his new love, he’s keeping mum . . .

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