The Lad, an Australian professional boxer, has become something of a celebrity after being trapped inside a hotel in Brazil for six days.
A man in Brazil’s south-west state of Minas Gerais found Lad sitting on the floor, naked, with a plastic bag over his head and a dead rat dangling from his mouth.
Lad’s owner, Sergio de Castro, has spoken out about his ordeal, calling the incident “a travesty” and saying Lad had no choice but to stay in a filthy room.
Ladder videoThe video of the incident was released by the Brazilian authorities and shows Lad and the rat hanging from his neck.
Lade Castro says he had no idea the rat was his and he was “saddened” when the rat went missing.
The rat was found in the hotel room on Monday, after the man’s partner and his brother discovered the rat on Lad’s nightstand.
He has described the ordeal as a nightmare.
“I have been trapped for six nights in this filthy room and I don’t know where the rats came from or why they are hanging on my neck,” he said.
Lade said Lad’s owner had told him the rat had been dead for a long time, and that he had tried to get rid of it, but was not able to.”
It’s not good to live like that.”
Lade said Lad’s owner had told him the rat had been dead for a long time, and that he had tried to get rid of it, but was not able to.
The owner, however, said Lad had kept the rat and would “never let it out of my sight”.
Lade, who was previously described as an “unfathomable monster” by the Australian Boxing Board of Control, has said he had been in constant fear for his life.
“The rat has been here for a year, we haven’t even seen him,” he told the BBC.
“He’s been living with me for six years and he has never touched me.”
“I’ve had a few nightmares about it but nothing serious.”
Ladder” was released on Thursday, which has now sold more than 15,000 copies.”
A spokesperson for the Australian Sports Council said Lad was a “popular figure” in Brazil.””
Ladder is very much alive, he is in demand and he’s got fans around the world.”
A spokesperson for the Australian Sports Council said Lad was a “popular figure” in Brazil.
“He is an extremely popular athlete and a well-known face in the sport of boxing in Brazil,” the spokesperson said.
“Many of his fans have travelled to Brazil to see him fight.”
His presence in the country is vital to the country’s sporting life.