Nigella Lawson Speaks Out About Fraud Trial

"The Taste" judge addresses putting her private life on display in recent fraud trial.
3:00 | 01/02/14

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and ludo. Nigella, you had quite a year. The trial against your two former assistants just wrapped up a few short weeks ago. And it was on public display. You went through a lot. And the focus turned sharply on you at times. This was a criminal lawsuit against them. But at times, did you feel like you on trial? Well, I did. But it's one of the monsters of the english legal system that you're not allowed any counsel if you're a witness. Maybe it will change. Maybe that's good. What were the moments like on the witness stand for you? You know, I can't remember exactly because you're so focused on answering the questions to the best of your ability, that actually, you don't have the normal awareness of yourself. Maybe that's a good thing. It's a good thing. My only desire was to protect my children as much as possible, which -- even I couldn't do. But that's what I wanted to do. And actually, you know, since then, I've eaten a lot of chocolate, had a good christmas. And I'm into the new year. Speaking of that. You have the very private moments that you didn't want the world to know. To have them on public display. How do can you handle that with your children and your family? You went through something this summer, as well, with your public divorce. How do you protect your children? I don't know. To be honest, to have not only your private life, but distortions of your private life on display is appalling. There's people going through worse. And to dwell on it would be self-pity. I don't want to do that. That was 2013. And there's pie. Forget chocolate. Lemon meringue pie is what we

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