“My actions should be held to a higher standard,” the former WTMJ-TV (Channel 4) reporter said.
“I’m asking for the trust of the viewers” and, as a steward of the public trust, “I was a poor steward that night.”
Koebel said his “three-day drinking binge leading up to the arrest” was sparked by two interviews his former wife, HLN anchor Christi Paul, did about her recently-published book, Love Doesn’t Have to Hurt. The book is her account of what she says was an emotionally abusive marriage to Koebel. Read more