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Roxy Jacenko appeared dejected after learning that her husband Oliver Curtis would be staying behind bars for Christmas, as she shared a candid shot of her daughter doing professional makeup on her last day of school.

The husband of PR investment banker Maven was convicted of insider trading and jailed for a minimum of one year in late June, but has appealed to have the conviction overturned.

The 31-year-old was hoping to be released just in time to spend Christmas with his family, but on Friday he was told the appeal was dismissed and he would stay in Cooma prison for another six months.

Ms Jacekno made no comment on the call as she drove to work on Friday and appeared despondent upon entering the elevator.

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Roxy Jacenko appeared dejected after learning her husband Oliver Curtis would be staying behind bars for Christmas

Curtis' daughter Pixie had her last day of kindergarten on Friday and a photo uploaded to her Instagram page of the little girl in a makeup chair

Curtis’ daughter Pixie had her last day of kindergarten on Friday and a photo uploaded to her Instagram page of the little girl in a makeup chair

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Jailed investment banker Oliver Curtis (pictured with daughter Pixie and son Hunter) has lost the appeal against his insider trading conviction and will remain behind bars for Christmas

Curtis (seen in court with his wife Roxy Jacenko) appealed his plot to commit an insider trading conviction to the Criminal Appeal Court

Curtis (seen in court with his wife Roxy Jacenko) appealed his plot to commit an insider trading conviction to the Criminal Appeal Court

Curtis’ legal team had said the jury’s verdict was “unreasonable or could not be supported by evidence.”

But, the Court of Criminal Appeal ruled that the jury was “satisfied beyond a reasonable doubt that the accused was guilty” and that “the appeal should be dismissed”.

Sweaty Betty’s boss Ms Jacenko had told the couple’s children Pixie, four, and Hunter, two, that their father was in China and would be home for Christmas.

But in reality, Curtis is serving a sentence in Cooma Prison, an hour south of Canberra, and works as a prison clerk.

Ms Jacenko was not in court when Curtis lost the appeal against her conviction shortly after 10 a.m. on Friday.

The former Celebrity Apprentice candidate has flown in a private jet to visit her husband at least once since the trial.

On Friday morning, she posted a selfie on her Instagram page, captioned with One Love Heart, and then shared a photo of her daughter Pixie dressing in a makeup chair.

Holly Asser stands between the waiting paparazzi and Ms Jacenko in an elevator on Friday

Holly Asser stands between the waiting paparazzi and Ms Jacenko in an elevator on Friday

Mrs Jacenko will have to tell her two children that their father will not be home for Christmas

Mrs Jacenko will have to tell her two children that their father will not be home for Christmas

Happy times: Curtis is seen with his young family in a candid family photo

Happy times: Curtis is seen with his young family in a candid family photo

Roxy Jacenko posted a selfie on her Instagram page on Friday morning, captioned with a single love heart

Roxy Jacenko posted a selfie on her Instagram page on Friday morning, captioned with one love heart

Ms Jacenko described Curtis as the

Ms Jacenko described Curtis as the ‘primary caretaker’ of their two children in a letter to the Supreme Court earlier this year

Ms Jacenko has also supported her husband in his daily struggles behind bars, investing $ 100 per week in his purchase of essentials like a doona to deal with the region’s cool alpine climate.

But Ms Jacenko did not attend Curtis’ appeal hearing in October, unlike her father Nick and mother Angela.

Upon sentencing in June, Judge Lucy McCallum said Curtis “did not take responsibility for his offense.”

He and his former best friend John Hartman made a net profit of $ 1.43 million from their alleged deal.

Justice McCallum said that although Curtis knew what he was doing was “very wrong”, he used the alleged deal to “fund a grossly extravagant lifestyle.”

A jury found him guilty of one count of conspiracy to commit insider trading.

Curtis’ attorney Bret Walker SC told the Court of Criminal Appeal in October that the Curtis and Hartman deal did not meet the definition of insider trading.

Prosecutors argued that their agreement was very clear and that it was not necessary to prove that an offense had been committed for a jury to find Curtis guilty of conspiracy.

The decision will be heard on December 16.

An attorney for Mr Curtis said he would not comment.

And after?  Curtis was taken in handcuffs earlier this year

And after? Curtis was taken in handcuffs earlier this year

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