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Well, as I just said to you, I felt it was important to be honest and not to have a wrong version, a twisted version appear in the papers which was that she was my girlfriend who had been dumped when she got pregnant, which was simply not the case, or that it was a planned pregnancy that I then ran away from. So I was protecting her reputation as a -- I didn't want her to appear to be a jilted girlfriend. I was protecting mine -- I didn't want it to seem that I was a monster who ran away from my girlfriend. It's true I've been given a hard time for using those words because -- which is ironic, seeing as it's actually the truth, but that doesn't seem to be very popular.

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