Nigella Lawson's Ex Walks Back Drug-Use Comment

Charles Saatchi called an email where he accused his ex of being "off your head on drugs" a mistake.
3:00 | 12/02/13

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We continue with the latest on the explosive testimony of nigella lawson's ex-husband. He had allege her using drugs. Now h she changing his story in her turn on the witness stand is soon. Lama hasan has the latest. Reporter: Good morning to you. A billionaire backtrack. Millionaire mogul charles sachi saying he hasn't seen any evidence of her taking drugs. Excuse me. Guys, come on. . Reporter: His friday testimony coming as a shock after a judge previously read aloud an e-mail he sent to nigella accusing her of being hi-gella. He called the e-mail a mistake on the stand. I was just being nasty. This is not a pleasant e-mail. But I was very, very upset. Her two former assistants are on trial for embezzling more than $1 million from the couple. The sisters have pled not guilty, saying nigella allowed the spending. I like the aum people with a food. Reporter: But their trial is unveiling new details about the couple's crumbled relationship. Been very quiet about the issues that have transpired so far. Allegations of drug use and abuse against her. At some point, she has to talk and people have to make that decision. Do I believe her? Reporter: In his emotionally charged testimony, he revealed, I adore nigella now. I adore nigella and am absolutely heart broken to have lost her. He says he was trying to get her attention. I was not gripping, strangling, or throttling her. I was holding her head by the neck to make her focus. Can we be clear? As for his relationship with nigella now, he says she told him, I'm happy because I don't feel as though I have to ask for a pass to do what I want any longer. All eyes will be on nigella this wednesday, when she's expected to testify, battling to clear her name and tell her side of the story. She'll return to abc in the new year as a judge of "the taste."

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