The shiny steak knives and fake diamond jewels around the corridors of home shopping channel TVSN's studios in suburban Frenchs Forest are not the only thing to get pulses racing in recent days. News that former Danoz Direct and TVSN television "star" salesman, handsome Roberto de Heredia, had been arrested in Britain after allegedly faking his own death and skipping the country after trying to blow up a Penthouse Pet in , was enough to take the steam out of a thousand Miracle Mops. Last Sunday he was refused bail at Parramatta Court after 17 years on the run following his extradition from Britain where authorities at Gatwick Airport discovered he was using fake travel documents to leave his Spanish hideout. But it was those who remembered him simply as Robert Heredia in Sydney back in the early s who have been filling in the blanks this week. Television personality Cecelia Martine nee Yates has a daughter with Heredia. Heredia left a trail of broken hearts in Sydney, not least the queen of infomercials Rozz Switzer, who he dated for several years before fleeing the country. He also embarked on a romance with another famous Australian face from the 90s, television personality Cecelia Yates, famous for her "wing-tipped pads" commercials, who lived in Spain with Heredia for several years and had a daughter with him. PS understands the relationship ended many years ago and Yates, who now goes by the name of Cecelia Martine and continues to spruik face creams on YouTube, has moved on with another man in her life.
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Tom Switzer born  is the Executive Director of the Centre for Independent Studies ,  a Sydney-based independent policy research think tank. Switzer attended St Aloysius' College in Kirribilli , where he was an Australian schools track and field champion in , and was trained by Australian Olympic coach Jackie Byrnes. In , he was senior adviser to federal Liberal Party Leader Brendan Nelson until the leadership spill that resulted in Nelson's defeat by Malcolm Turnbull. In , after Nelson resigned from Parliament, Switzer was a candidate to replace him in the by-election and received endorsements from John Howard , Tony Abbott and Peter Costello. Switzer was defeated in the fifth round, with Paul Fletcher selected as eventual candidate.
Former TVSN host Roberto de Heredia stands accused of sending a parcel bomb in to a Penthouse model that resulted in permanent and life-changing injuries to his former friend Brett Boyd. And after originally supporting year-old Roberto, Rozz changed her statement in March, saying she that was frightened of her former flame when she gave the original one in September The blonde star — a familiar face across Australian TV screens — now believes that her ex was involved in the attempted murder, and had gone out for hours before the explosion on that fateful night. Pleading not guilty to causing grievous bodily harm with intent to murder, Roberto is alleged to have sent the parcel bomb to Simone Cheung, a former model and the girlfriend of Brett.