Julian Assange: From Jason Bourne to L Ron Hubbard
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is transforming from Jason Bourne into L. Ron Hubbard, former supporter Jemima Khan has said. By Hayley Dixon
5:02PM GMT 06 Feb 2013
... The socialite attended court in December 2010 and, despite not knowing Assange, offered £20,000 to ensure his freedom.
When Assange jumped bail to seek asylum the security money paid by Khan and other celebrity backers, including John Pilger and Ken Loach, was forfeited to the court.
She now describes her “journey” with Assange as one from “admiration to demoralisation” ...
Khan maintained that there were still questions to be asked over Sweden’s handling of the investigation, but echoed calls she has made previously for Assange to answer the charges. She noted that while she does not regret putting up money, she did to ensure his bail, not so he could hide from the allegations ...