Imagine Fred Goodwin or any number of failed capitalists gave an interview in an attempt to rehabilitate their reputation, then refused to acknowledge that they played any part in their own downfall - or even that there had been a downfall - and blamed everyone else and various unnamed conspiracies for it.
Do you think we'd welcome them back with open arms, and perhaps even let them loose on the same world again? Of course not.
So why does Camila Batmanghelidjh - despite clear evidence of her incompetence, financial mismanagement, manipulation and egomania, costing donors and taxpayers tens of millions of pounds on failed vanity projects and leading to the biggest charity crash of our time - think she can simply wander back into public consciousness and be taken seriously?
This is the ultimate car crash interview and, in any sane world, should spell the end for Batmanghelidjh. Brought down, again, by the cult of her own personality.
As a trustee of two charities and with friends and colleagues working across numerous others, I know exactly the type of scrutiny and distrust she has brought to the entire sector. Even organisations with outstanding governance, delivering amazing results for some of the most vulnerable members of society, have been tarnished by the Kids Company scandal.
While the Metropolitan Police found insufficient evidence to bring any criminal charges, there was ample evidence of chaos and excess at the charity.
Envelopes stuffed with cash were handed to troubled children. Youngsters were given £150 trainers while others were flown first class to America. Some £50,000 alone was allegedly spent on taxis at the charity’s Christmas party.
Kids Company rented a £4,000-a-month Grade II-listed art-deco mansion in North London, in which a member of the finance department and one of Ms Batmanghelidjh’s PAs lived. Ms Batmanghelidjh swam in its indoor pool.
Critics claim Kids Company became the UK’s most fashionable good cause, causing money to be thrown around like confetti.
I'm not one for unnecessary apologies, but it's important that anyone looking to come back after an almighty crash shows humility and proves they've learned lessons.
Simply blaming everyone else and coming out with the same old bluster and bull just doesn't cut it - and kills credibility forever.
But, of course, Ms Batmanghelidjh won't see it that way.
Because she's always right and everyone else is wrong - or out to get her.
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