To the despair of her brother Peter and daughter Vanessa, who both loathed Hayden, she allowed herself to be belittled for years.
‘I simply didn’t think my ideas or feelings were as important or credible as his,’ she confessed later.
The Panthers promptly charged a car to her Visa card — then lost both the car and the card.
One of them skipped town after she’d stumped up $50,000 bail money.
After deciding to leave Vadim, she’d cast around for a worthy cause.