Curtis Woodhouse Twitter troll: I've been left looking silly
The troll who mocked Curtis Woodhouse on Twitter has publicly apologised after the Hull boxer turned up on his doorstep.
Keyboard warrior James O'Brien said he had been left "looking silly" by his humiliating climbdown after Woodhouse tracked him down to his home address.
As reported here on Monday, O'Brien, who tweeted as 'The Master', attacked the former Hull City player, of Driffield, over his English light-welterweight title defeat.
He tweeted: "Haha, you lost you silly mug, fight a 10-year-old next time if you want to actually win."
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But Woodhouse offered £1,000 to anyone who could provide him with O'Brien's home address.
He threatened to drive 60 miles to The Master's house in South Yorkshire and later posted a photograph of his street sign.
O'Brien told today's Daily Mirror he was shocked when he realised Woodhouse was coming to confront him.
He said: "I won't be doing it again. I would like to apologise for my actions.
"I’d tell other people to think twice about doing this kind of thing because you never know what the consequences will be."
Former heavyweight champ Lennox Lewis and Hull politician Lord Prescott were among celebrity tweeters who backed Woodhouse's stance.
Woodhouse later tweeted: "He never came out to play so I'm going back home. It was maybe a bit daft what I did today but sometimes enough is enough."
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