The woman at the centre of the Michael Clarke alleged cheating scandal has made a stunning appearance at the Australian Open.
Stepping out as a guest of Piper Heidsieck, P.E. Nation designer Pip Edwards turned heads on Saturday ahead of the women’s final, while also speaking candidly about the dramatic events in Noosa.
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Edwards also addressed one infuriating headline.
“It is definitely not my circus and I would like to say the carnival is over,” Edwards said at Rod Laver Arena.
“The carnival is over and, to be honest, the focus for me is on the global expansion of P.E. Nation.
“The carnival is done.”
The video of Clarke fighting with his girlfriend Jade Yarbrough went viral.
In the video Yarbrough lashes at Clarke and accuses him of cheating on her with Edwards. Edwards and Clarke were previously in a relationship.
After the scandal made headlines, photos emerged of Edwards at the pool, and some media outlets published them with a headline, “revenge body”.
“I have had this body for a very long time,” Edwards said.
“I work on my body. It is part of my mental health. It is part of my stability. It is part of how I conquer my day. I live and breathe what I do. I thought that (headline) was a very interesting take.
“As a woman in business, as a single mother, as someone who has worked very hard her whole life, the aesthetics of me are literally the cherry on top. It is the iceberg underneath that is what I am doing.
“First and foremost I am a mother and a businesswoman, I just come with a body.
“It is not out of revenge, it is not out of anything other than being healthy, fit and active.”
Edwards said she loved “fitness” and fashion and was now just focusing on her business, P.E. Nation, which she started in 2015 with co-founder Claire Tregoning.
“We have just opened an office in LA and we have a big push in the UK,” she said.
“I am a time-poor mum that juggles a lot and I wanted to wear something that that got me from A – Z during the day, that is functional and fashionable.
“It was a solution to my lifestyle and clearly it resonated with other women.”