$150,000 Facebook post that destroyed a former deputy principal's life

By Emma Partridge
Updated August 8 2016 - 8:39am, first published 8:00am
Judge Judith Gibson awarded a man $150,000 after his life fell apart following a slanderous Facebook post.  Photo: Peter Rae
Judge Judith Gibson awarded a man $150,000 after his life fell apart following a slanderous Facebook post. Photo: Peter Rae

Before the Facebook post, former deputy principal Kenneth Rothe, 74, enjoyed his life running two small seaside motels with his wife and caring for his grandchildren.

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