Eggheads Regular CJ De Mooi Says He Once Killed A Man

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Well, that’s not a headline I thought I’d be writing today.

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Apparently, CJ de Mooi from popular BBC quiz show Eggheads has revealed how he once killed a man by punching him and throwing him into a canal.

According to The Mirror, the quiz-player, known for his tantrums on the show, made the shocking admission in his autobiography.

In his book, de Mooi says: “I was in a phone box and this old guy, obviously a massive drug user, came up behind me with a knife in his hand.”

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“He told me to turn around, open my bag and give him whatever was inside. I punched him so hard in the face, knocked the knife out of his hand and threw him in the canal. I fully suspect I killed him. I’ve no idea what happened to him.”

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At the time, CJ, now 45, was sleeping rough in Amsterdam and was forced into prostitution to get by. He spent years on the streets, before being spotted by a model scout in Germany. Five years later he had made it onto the small screen in Britain.

Referring to the pain of writing his autobiography, CJ said: “A lot of it made me very upset and angry. But it’s a different part of my life. I live in the present and I’m at peace.”


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