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Shattered Broncos prop Payne Haas has broken his silence after his mother was jailed for assaulting casino security guards on the Gold Coast.
Haas, 22 - who this week told Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga he won't be playing in the World Cup for personal reasons - also revealed he hasn't recently spoken to his mother Uiatu 'Joan' Taufua, who will be released on October 1.
'I haven't really been able to speak to her the last couple of weeks,' Haas said.
'All I know is my dad has been able to talk to her and apparently she is in high spirits at the moment.
'Like anyone, if it was their own mother [that went to jail], you would be pretty shattered.
Broncos prop Payne Haas has broken his silence surrounding his mother being jailed earlier this month for assaulting casino security guards
Uiatu 'Joan' Taufua pleaded guilty to the assault charges and will be released from jail on October 1
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