The court also heard Ms Abbotts had been "hassled" online and in person by a "female stalker".
Jurors were shown CCTV images of him kissing her on the head while they stood in one of the aisles. In a statement read to the court, her father Michael Abbotts said he was "never fully aware" of what she did for a living.
She led a lavish lifestyle partying with "posh", escorts devonport friends in London, drank a lot and took cocaine. He last heard from her when she texted him to say "love you" shortly after midnight on 25 May. He claims the pair had a drug and drink-fuelled night together, after which he woke to find her dead.
Ms Abbotts, who was born in Stoyrbridge, in the West Midlands, and lived in London, had been hit 13 times on the back of the head and was also possibly strangled. The trial continues.
Escoets Naseem, who denies murder, was naked on a sofa pretending to be unconscious, Lewes Crown Court was told. She had been house-sitting at the flat in Highams Hill, Gossops Green, for a friend.