Sandy Hook conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is “truly mentally ill” and a hazard to society, his ex-wife insisted in a brand new interview.
Kelly Jones, 54, gave the damning verdict in an interview with Inside Edition simply forward of her ex being ordered to pay out $4.1 million for repeatedly calling the 2012 college slaughter in Newton, Connecticut, a hoax.
“Alex is truly mentally ill. To me, he should be protected from himself and others,” she stated of the 48-year-old Infowars host, whom she was married to for eight years.
“He doesn’t have any moral compass. He lives in his own universe, and he is a very — in my opinion — delusional man.”
The ex, who has had her personal authorized battles with Jones over youngster custody, smiled when she mentioned the bombshell second her ex was told in court that his attorneys had by accident forwarded his cellphone information, instructed they proved he’d lied on oath in court docket.
“I think we definitely saw him getting caught committing aggravated perjury,” Kelly Jones stated with an enormous smile.
“I think you saw somebody really having what we call in Texas a ‘Come to Jesus moment,’” she stated with a chuckle.
“I think that the cats out of the bag, and a lot of people are gonna be interested in that information,” she stated of her conspiracy theorist ex’s telephone information.
Kelly Jones additionally scornfully dismissed her ex’s declare forward of his expensive court docket loss that he was bankrupt.
“I know that he’s hidden money,” Kelly Jones instructed Inside Edition. “I think he’s got a lot of buckets under a lot of shelves.”
Jones was ordered to pay $4.1 million to Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, whose son Jesse Lewis was among the 20 kids and 6 educators who have been slaughtered in Sandy Hook. He lastly admitted in court docket that the mass taking pictures was “100% real.”
The dad and mom had sought at the very least $150 million in compensation for defamation and intentional infliction of emotional misery.
In a video posted on his web site Thursday evening, Jones once more referred to as the decreased award a significant victory, whereas different clips pushing his firm’s items nonetheless stated he was a “victim” of “rigged” courts.
“I admitted I was wrong. I admitted it was a mistake. I admitted that I followed disinformation but not on purpose. I apologized to the families. And the jury understood that,” Jones insisted.
“What I did to those families was wrong. But I didn’t do it on purpose,” he stated, promising that he was going to “work on trying to make restitution.”
It doubtless gained’t be the final judgment towards Jones over his claims that the assault was staged by disaster actors in a plot to extend gun controls.
A Connecticut decide has dominated towards him in an analogous lawsuit introduced by different victims’ households and an FBI agent who labored on the case. He additionally faces one other trial in Austin.
With Post wires