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Will Dwyer speaks out about Farmer Wants a Wife pregnancy

<p><span>A farmer from the hit show <em>Farmer Wants a Wife</em> has responded to major claims from contestant Hayley Love who alleged he is the father of her unborn child.</span><br /><br /><span>The harsh criticisms clearly don’t seem to phase Will Dwyer, who paired with Jaimee on the show, but struck up a secret relationship with Hayley after filming ended.</span><br /><br /><span>Will declined to comment on her public announcements, but took to Instagram to post a graphic that read: “A WOLF DOES NOT CONCERN HIMSELF WITH THE OPINIONS OF SHEEP”.</span></p> <p><br /><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7842749/will-dwyer-hayley-love-3.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/c9a65a4a09bf4dd6b8017897dd53efc4" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><em>Will chose Jaimee on Farmer Wants a Wife. Image: Supplied</em></p> <p><span>Hayley was originally paired with Farmer Matt Trewin on the show, and came forward to allege she and Will connected after the finale episode in December, and before the reunion episode that was taped in January.</span><br /><br /><span>Hayley alleges they split in April after she told Will she was pregnant.</span><br /><br /><span>In a statement, she revealed she had “decided to keep the baby, because I have enough love for this child with or without a biological father. I will be enough for him or her.”</span><br /><br /><span>In a follow-up statement posted to social media, Hayley admitted she had been “absolutely terrified” to come forward and share her story.</span></p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7842750/will-dwyer-hayley-love-4.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/ac984a25d9264646bbd3a3f8ca94489c" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><em>Hayley at her first ultrasound. Image: Instagram</em></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><span>After weeks of blind items about a “<em>Farmer Wants a Wife</em> pregnancy scandal”, the story hit FWAW fans like a bomb yesterday.</span><br /><br /><span>“I started my relationship with Farmer Will in December, before the reunion episode was filmed a few weeks later in January,” Hayley wrote in her statement on Thursday.</span><br /><br /><span>“He told me he wasn’t with Jaimee, and Jaimee was in contact with me before the reunion,” she added.</span><br /><br /><span>“We’d started chatting online. (Then) I visited him at his house in Longwood and when our sexual relationship started, he told me he had feelings for me and I had feelings for him.</span></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7842748/will-dwyer-hayley-love-2.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/61fbd80a1e084d3e9534683d7a6483a4" /><br /><br /><span>“From there, I saw him as often as I could, staying at his house for a few days at a time.”</span><br /><br /><span>It is understood Farmer Will and Jaimee will still appear together in the reunion episode.</span><br /><br /><span>The reunion will air on Seven on August 11.</span></p>

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Ian Thorpe gets his Olympic report card

<p><span>Ian Thorpe has proven he doesn’t need to be in the pool at the Olympics to be a star.</span><br /><br /><span>Twenty-one years after first winning gold at the Sydney Olympic Games, Thorpe has given his expert commentary for Channel 7 during the Tokyo games – and fans are absolutely loving it.</span><br /><br /><span>From winning gold medals to predicting the future, Ian Thorpe has proved he can do it all at the Olympics.</span><br /><br /><span>Twenty-one years after first winning gold at the Sydney Games, Thorpedo is playing a starring role in Tokyo – but in a very different capacity.</span><br /><br /><span>The Australian swimming legend is giving his expert analysis for Channel 7.</span></p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7842727/ian-thorpe-2.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/60b14eeb144d4ffcb3369202de846398" /></p> <p><em><span>Thorpe always believed Titmus was going to bring it home late. Image: Supplied. </span></em><br /><br /><span>Through the swimming legend’s insight, he predicted what Katie Ledecky’s final time would be and got within a second of the stopwatch.</span><br /><br /><span>Thorpe went at it again during Aussie superstar Ariarne Titmus’ second blockbuster showdown of the Games with Ledecky in the 200m freestyle final on Tuesday.</span><br /><br /><span>“I think Ariarne has Ledecky covered in this race,” Thorpe said.</span><br /><br /><span>“She can transition a lot better into different speeds. So she’ll build up her speed, whereas Katie Ledecky seems to get stuck in one gear.</span><br /><br /><span>“She has a consistency that comes with that speed, but she can’t increase it in any way — it doesn’t develop.</span><br /><br /><span>“Whereas when you saw Ariarne come over the top of Ledecky in the 400m freestyle final, she was gradually increasing that speed and there was a 0.4 second difference in their last 50m.”</span><br /><br /><span>Thorpe was right again, proving his expertise is on point.</span><br /><br /><span>Ledecky went hard and Titmus was trailing the whole way up until the final lap.</span><br /><br /><span>The 20-year-old from Tasmania eventually overtook her biggest rival in the final 25m to win gold medal No. 2.</span><br /><br /><span>Thorpe took time to point out Titmus’ turning ability, and said she was accelerating into the wall and springing off of it better than Ledecky was.</span><br /><br /><span>The Aussie finally took the lead for the first time at the final turn.</span><br /><br /><span>His fellow Channel 7 commentator Leisel Jones, who has competed in four Olympics, praised Thorpe when Japan’s Ohashi Yui won the 200m women’s individual medley.</span><br /><br /><span>“I’m going to say Thorpey called that before we started,” Jones said during Seven’s broadcast.</span><br /><br /><span>“He said, ‘Watch for Ohashi Yui to go for the double’.”</span><br /><br /><span>“After seeing that 400 IM, this was the clear frontrunner in this race,” Thorpe said when explaining why he tipped Ohashi to win again.</span><br /><br /><span>Aussie watchers have praised the Olympic swimmer for his brilliant commentary, with one saying: “He is amazing, I love listening to him.</span><br /><br /><span>Another wrote: “Ian Thorpe owns commentary. He regularly calls the winner 50m out.”</span></p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">Love <a href="https://twitter.com/IanThorpe?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@IanThorpe</a> commentary for the swimming.</p> — Eric (@bananman1234) <a href="https://twitter.com/bananman1234/status/1420593762816847872?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 29, 2021</a></blockquote> <p><br /><span>A third person added: “How wonderful Ian Thorpe’s commentary. He is so informative, speaks so calmly.”</span></p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">And how wonderful is Ian Thorpe’s commentary.He is so informative,speaks so calmly.Great👏</p> — Lynette (@lynettekc) <a href="https://twitter.com/lynettekc/status/1420566887612616704?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 29, 2021</a></blockquote> <p><a rel="noopener" href="https://twitter.com/lynettekc/status/1420566887612616704?s=21" target="_blank">https://twitter.com/lynettekc/status/1420566887612616704?s=21</a><span></span></p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">Ian Thorpe is the Ricky Ponting of swimming commentary.</p> — justin1flynn 🐯🏆🏆🏆 (@justin1flynn) <a href="https://twitter.com/justin1flynn/status/1420558861140852741?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 29, 2021</a></blockquote> <p> </p>

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How you can watch the Olympics in Australia

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Arriving a year late and without spectators, the Tokyo Olympics are about to start.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Games are due to run until August 8, depending on how Japan fares with its current resurgence in COVID-19 cases.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here’s what you need to know about how and when to watch the Games.</span></p> <p><strong>Where can I watch the Olympics in Australia?</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Tokyo Olympics will be broadcast on free-to-air TV on Channel 7, 7TWO, and 7mate.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">7Plus will also be streaming the games 24/7, meaning viewers can catch on anything they have missed during the day.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Hobart and Canberra (AEST) are ahead of Tokyo (JST) by one hour, meaning Aussies won’t need to stay up late to watch most events.</span></p> <p><strong>What time is the opening ceremony?</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics starts at 9pm AEST on Friday, July 23, and will run for about four hours.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Due to a resurgence in COVID-19 cases in Japan, there will be no fans in the stadium, with only 10,000 diplomats, foreign dignitaries, Olympics sponsors, and members of the International Olympic Committee in attendance.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The theme of the opening ceremony is “united by emotion”.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Olympic flag-bearers for Australia are basketball champion Patty Mills, who is the first Indigenous man to do so, and Cate Campbell, the first female swimmer to do so too.</span></p> <p><strong>When is the closing ceremony?</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The closing ceremony is due to be held at 9pm AEST on Sunday, August 8, and is expected to run for about three hours.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Just like the opening ceremony, Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium will be empty of fans.</span></p> <p><strong>What sports will be in the Olympics?</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">33 sports will be featured at the Tokyo Olympics across 339 events, including four new sports: karate, surfing, skateboarding and sport climbing.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Baseball and softball will also be included once again, after being dropped following the 2008 Beijing Games.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Australians will be competing in all 33 sports at the Games.</span></p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Image: Tokyo 2020 / Instagram</span></em></p>

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Steve Price slams Scott Morrison: “Where the hell is the PM?”

<p><span>Millions of Australians are in lockdown and currently battling the Delta variant of COVID-19, but Prime Minister Scott Morrison is nowhere to be seen.</span><em><br /><br />The Project</em><span> host Steve Price has taken aim at the Australian leader, asking during Tuesday’s night's episode: “Where the hell is the Prime Minister?”</span><br /><br /><span>“He’s got half his country locked down and we haven’t heard from him for a week.”</span><br /><br /><span>Peter Helliar replied, saying: “He’s gone missing a few times recently.”</span></p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7842574/daily-3.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/9488bd20f24d40589ee68b7693dcc130" /></p> <p><em>Image: Supplied</em><br /><br /><span>Steve responded: “Gone missing? This is the biggest pandemic crisis in the country and the PM is locked up in The Lodge in Canberra and he’s not talking to anyone."</span><br /><br /><span>The heated criticism of the PM follows after a segment on </span><em>The Project</em><span> about the outbreak across Australia of the Delta variant of Covid-19, was aired.</span><br /><br /><span>South Australia was plunged into a seven-day state lockdown on Tuesday, after five cases of the fast-moving variant were recorded.</span><br /><br /><span>Victoria is beginning its sixth day of stay-home orders, which will continue until at least 11:59 pm on July 27.</span><br /><br /><span>In NSW, The central-west NSW town of Orange and its surrounds has been placed into lockdown after a delivery driver was exposed to the virus.</span></p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7842576/daily-6.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/5257ec7b3b42469b857d1e89247acfb0" /></p> <p><em>Image: Getty</em><br /><br /><span>Sydney’s Covid-19 outbreak has grown by 78 new local cases on Wednesday, and more severe hospitalisations.</span><br /><br /><span>Scott Morrison returned to Canberra for 14 days of restrictions after being granted an exemption to travel from Sydney.</span><br /><br /><span>He will undertake daily COVID-19 tests and be required to wear a mask.</span><br /><br /><span>His movements will also be restricted to The Lodge and specific areas within Parliament House, including his office and cabinet rooms.</span></p>

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The Project reunion: Hamish comes home!

<p><span>Hamish Macdonald will return to <em>The Project</em> after 18 months as the host of <em>Q+A.</em></span><br /><br /><span>The 40-year-old revealed that he would be returning to Channel 10 just 48 hours after he announced his exit from the iconic ABC current affairs program on Monday.</span><br /><br /><span>Hamish joined <em>Q+A</em> in February last year following the departure of the founding presenter, Tony Jones, who spent 12 years there.</span><br /><br /><span>Hamish will reunite with Lisa Wilkinson as co-host of <em>The Sunday Project.</em></span></p> <p><img style="width: 0px; height: 0px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7842591/scott-morrison-3.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/0a825038d88e48188b8c127941f58c76" /><br /><br /><span>"I am over the moon to be returning to 10 and thrilled about the opportunity to make great local and international content with this dynamic group of producers and presenters," Hamish said in a statement from Channel 10.</span><br /><br /><span>"It is also a total joy to be heading back to the desk with Lisa, Tommy [Little] and the people I love so much," he added.</span><br /><br /><span>Hamish previously worked for Network 10 between 2010 and 2013.</span><br /><br /><span>He rejoined in 2017 as a regular host of The Sunday Project.</span><br /><br /><span>In a statement about his leaving <em>Q+A</em> on Monday, he hinted at an “exciting new opportunity.”</span><br /><br /><span>He also indicated that he would be “working more” with the ABC “in the future”.</span></p>

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Kylie Gillies snuck onto The Chase set to surprise Larry Emdur

<div class="body_text redactor-styles redactor-in"> <p>As<span> </span><em>The Chase</em><span> </span>prepares to welcome new host Larry Emdur next week, Emdur's<span> </span><em>The Morning Show</em><span> </span>co-host Kylie Gillies decided to sneak in and surprise him on set.</p> <p>Unfortunately, Emdur busted Gillies trying to "break in".</p> <p>"No, no! Your face is up at the security desk, you're not allowed in here," Emdur joked.</p> <p>He then filled Gillies in on the excitement of working<span> </span><em>The Morning Show</em><span> </span>and coming to<span> </span><em>The Chase</em><span> </span>to work with his "nighttime friends".</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/kyliegillies?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@kyliegillies</a> wanted to see what her Morning Show co-host <a href="https://twitter.com/larryemdur?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@larryemdur</a> is up to on the set of <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/thechaseaustralia?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#thechaseaustralia</a> so she did some snooping around! <a href="https://t.co/2zDTSlqpFb">pic.twitter.com/2zDTSlqpFb</a></p> — The Morning Show (@morningshowon7) <a href="https://twitter.com/morningshowon7/status/1417665927366078464?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 21, 2021</a></blockquote> <p>"Look, it's such an exciting and big show, the contestants are great and The Chasers are unbelievable," he said excitedly.</p> <p>The Chasers are known as The Supernerd, Goliath, The Shark and The Governess.</p> <p>The Governess is the most feared and successful Chaser, as she has an 80 per cent win rate against the contestants and has only lost 48 shows out of 219.</p> <p>The segment rolls on, introducing The Chasers and goes onto feature Emdur putting Gillies' knowledge to the test with a "The Chase" style of questioning.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">The Chase or charades?!? <br />See how <a href="https://twitter.com/kyliegillies?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@kyliegillies</a> fared when she faced some tough questions from <a href="https://twitter.com/larryemdur?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@larryemdur</a> on the set of <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/thechaseaustralia?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#thechaseaustralia</a> 🏃 <a href="https://t.co/0RSjZGdWV1">pic.twitter.com/0RSjZGdWV1</a></p> — The Morning Show (@morningshowon7) <a href="https://twitter.com/morningshowon7/status/1417681396286386179?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 21, 2021</a></blockquote> <p>The pair joked amongst each other as they pretended Gillies was a new contestant on the show.</p> <p>"Now, Kylie, do you get to see the show much at all?" Emdur asked.</p> <p>"Uh, yes, yes I do, actually. I watch every night as I'm preparing a very nutritious meal for my family, Gillies joked.</p> <p>"How do you go when you watch it at home?" Emdur asked again.</p> <p>"I usually answer... probably about... I don't want to exaggerate, but probably 94 to 97 per cent of the questions correctly," Gillies confidently answered.</p> <p>"Did you know that 87 per cent of the people that come on the show say "I don't want to exaggerate" just before they exaggerate?" Emdur joked.</p> <p>The pair continued on talking when Emdur finally asked if Gillies worked in television.</p> <p>"Now, you said you worked in television, is that right?" Emdur asked.</p> <p>"Yes I do, it's called the Morning Show," Gillies joked.</p> <p>"Oh right, so you do that on your own?" Emdur joked back.</p> <p>"Um, no, you used to work on it," Gillies laughed.</p> </div>

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Tracy Grimshaw’s unlikely mask hack is catching on

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Tracy Grimshaw has found a unique solution to the fogging up of glasses while wearing a mask which has started to catch on.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Current Affair</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> anchor has taken to Instagram to share a photo of her hack.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“Glasses fog up if they’re not sitting actually ON the mask, but then they slip down. So I solved the slipping-down issue,” she wrote in the caption of her photo.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The solution: a piece of sticky tape with one end looped around the frame of her glasses, the other stuck to her forehead.</span></p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/CRfui2IDGt7/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="13"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CRfui2IDGt7/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Tracy Grimshaw (@_tracy_grimshaw)</a></p> </div> </blockquote> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“Couldn’t figure out why the whole office is laughing at my latest mask/glasses hack, so I took a selfie. Okay now I get it,” Grimshaw wrote.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“It’s not a fashion show people!!!”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Despite others laughing at her solution, fellow Nine journalist Steve Marshall has been snapped using her technique.</span></p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/CRfw_vsDy5q/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="13"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CRfw_vsDy5q/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Tracy Grimshaw (@_tracy_grimshaw)</a></p> </div> </blockquote> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“I’m an influencer!! @stevemarshall9 has jumped on board,” she wrote alongside a photo of Marshall’s attempt.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Grimshaw’s solution is just one of the many that have been tried over the last 18 months as glasses-wearers have tried preventing the fogginess caused by air escaping from the top of their masks.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Other suggestions have included creating a barrier between the wearer’s breath and the glasses by placing a folded tissue across the nose under the mask, as well as misting the lenses with a mix of baby shampoo and water.</span></p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Image: Tracy Grimshaw / Instagram</span></em></p>

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Huge change coming to Neighbours after 36 years

<p><span>Channel 10 has announced after 36 years of <em>Neighbours</em>, the network will be reducing the amount of episodes that air.</span><br /><br /><span>TV Tonight revealed that the popular soap opera will be cut back to four nights per week, meaning there will be no more episodes on Friday nights.</span><br /><br /><span>Channel 10 said in a statement: “From July 26, <em>Neighbours</em> will air four nights a week, from Monday to Thursday at 6:30 pm on 10 Peach.</span><br /><br /><span>“On Fridays, viewers can laugh along with their favourite Friends at 6:30pm.”</span></p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 284.1357537490134px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7842498/neighbours-1.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/8e22b9be763f480db103e9a7511be7d1" /><br /><br /><span><em>TV Tonight</em> has reported that decision had nothing to do with “changes in the Australian drama quotas nor to budgets”.</span><br /><br /><span>The new schedule has been finalised so the Australian episodes line up better with the UK release of the TV series.</span><br /><br /><span>British TV network Channel 5 began airing just two episodes of <em>Neighbours</em> a week in 2020, due to the pandemic.</span><br /><br /><span>This led to spoilers being leaked online as Australian viewers were so far ahead.</span><br /><br /><span>It remains unclear whether <em>Neighbours</em> will return to five episodes a week anytime soon but TV Tonight has reported that the production company will continue to film six episodes a week in Melbourne.</span></p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7842500/neighbours.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/fe38b52213854d9c89a263d727e68f5f" /><br /><br /><span><em>Neighbours</em> was one of the first TV shows in the world to resume filming after the COVID-19 pandemic saw a global shutdown of productions.</span><br /><br /><span>The show began filming again in April of last year with strict social distancing rules being put in place.</span><br /><br /><span>“There will be no more than 100 people a day in any area, we'll implement the four-square-metre rule and the one-and-a-half-metre social distancing rule,” Chris Oliver-Taylor, the chief executive of Fremantle Australia, said at the time.</span><br /><br /><span>“We've got a nurse on set, different catering for everyone, males will have no make-up, women's [make-up] will not be touched up, there are no intimate scenes.</span><br /><br /><span>“We're going to assume if someone does get sick we don't need to shut the entire shoot - we just close that group and carry on.”</span></p> <p><em>Images: Supplied</em></p>

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Meghan Markle reveals exciting new Netflix series

<p><span>Meghan Markle has announced her “first ever” multimillion-dollar production deal with Netflix.</span><br /><br /><span>The Duchess of Sussex, 39, revealed in a statement that her production house, Archewell Productions, is creating an animated series called <em>Pearl</em> (working title).</span><br /><br /><span>The mother-of-two explained that the story will follow Pearl, a 12-year-old girl who goes on an exciting adventure to find inspiration from influential women throughout history.</span><br /><br /><span>“Like many girls her age, our heroine Pearl is on a journey of self-discovery as she tries to overcome life’s daily challenges,” Meghan said.</span><br /><br /><span>“I’m thrilled that Archewell Productions, partnered with the powerhouse platform of Netflix, and these incredible producers, will together bring you this new animated series, which celebrates extraordinary women throughout history.</span><br /><br /><span>“David Furnish and I have been eager to bring this special series to light, and I am delighted we are able to announce it today.”</span><br /><br /><span>Meghan serves as an executive producer alongside David Furnish, Carolyn Soper, Liz Garbus, Dan Cogan and Amanda Rynda.</span><br /><br /><span>Meghan and Prince Harry announced together in August that their first production for Netflix would be an Invictus Games documentary, Heart of Invictus.</span><br /><br /><span>Harry founded the event for wounded and sick veterans in 2014.</span><br /><br /><span>The athletes would be followed from around the world in the lead-up to the 2022 games.</span><br /><br /><span>Meghan and Harry signed a rumoured $130 million deal with Netflix and a $30 million contract with Spotify in 2020, after stepping back from their senior royal roles and moving to California.</span></p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/CPyWWHenBm3/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="13"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CPyWWHenBm3/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Meghan Markle 🔵 (@meghanmarkle_official)</a></p> </div> </blockquote> <p><br /><span>During the couple’s interview with Oprah Winfrey in March, Harry revealed he had to sign the deals as he’d been effectively “cut off” by the royal family when he and Meghan stepped away.</span><br /><br /><span>The 36-year-old said: “We didn’t have a plan.</span><br /><br /><span>“That was suggested by somebody else by the point of where my family literally cut me off financially, and I had to afford security for us.”</span></p>

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The Chase Australia details FINALLY revealed

<p><span>The details surrounding the new series of <em>The Chase Australia</em> have finally been revealed.</span><br /><br /><span>Larry Edmur will be hosting the show of course, <em>The Morning Show’s</em> entertainment reporter Peter Ford told viewers on Tuesday morning.</span><br /><br /><span>The exciting announcement also revealed that the program would debut during the Olympics, on Monday July 26 at 5.30 pm on Channel 7.</span></p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/CPiADtlB3z5/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="13"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CPiADtlB3z5/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by @larryemdur</a></p> </div> </blockquote> <p><br /><span>Larry wasn’t too sure if he should be popping on a pair of Speedos to fit in with the Olympic scene, but thankfully we believe he may just keep them tucked away in his closet.</span><br /><br /><span>The star went on to tell viewers what they can expect from this year’s series.</span><br /><br /><span>“We’re so excited to launch this series seriously, the contestants are fantastic, <em>the Chasers</em> are in such good form, and we’re really excited to have that release date,” he said.</span><br /><br /><span>When Kylie mentioned that the show is set to premiere in two weeks Larry said, “I feel confident that we’ll remind you about that between now and then”.</span></p>

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First look at Sex and the City reboot

<p>Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis have returned for the Sex and the City reboot, And Just Like That.</p> <p>The next chapter of the beloved story of four friends in New York follows “Carrie” (Parker), “Miranda” (Nixon), and “Charlotte” (Davis) as “they navigate the journey from the complicated reality of life and friendship in their 30s to the even more complicated reality of life and friendship in their 50s.”</p> <p>Production has officially begun on the series, with an official photo being released over the weekend.</p> <p>And Just Like That will stream on Binge later this year.</p> <p>The cast includes Sara Ramirez, Chris Noth, Mario Cantone, David Eigenberg, Willie Garson and Evan Handler.</p> <p>Kim Cattrall, who played publicist Samantha Jones, will not be returning.</p> <p>HBO Max chief content officer Casey Bloys told<span> </span><em>TVLine<span> </span></em>back in February the show “is very much a story about women in their 50s, and they are dealing with things that people deal with in their 50s.”</p> <p>He explained to the outlet, “Just as in real life, people come into your life, people leave. Friendships fade, and new friendships start. So I think it is all very indicative of the real stages, the actual stages of life … They’re trying to tell an honest story about being a woman in her 50s in New York. So it should all feel somewhat organic, and the friends that you have when you’re 30, you may not have when you’re 50.”</p> <p>The four women played their respective characters for six seasons and two movies from 1998 until as recently as 2010.</p>

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Peter Helliar walks off The Project

<p>While technical difficulties are usually painful and awkward to watch on live shows, on The Project, it can leave you in stitches.</p> <p>During Tuesday's episode, Peter Helliar did what he's known best for - make people laugh.</p> <p>In a segment about Scott Morrison's recent curry dinner, Peter attempted one of his usual throws to a funny clip.</p> <p>“The PM was accused of staging a curry cook-up after he posted this photo of the ingredients he used to whip up a massaman curry,” said Carrie Bickmore.</p> <p>“But people said there was no way the final dish used all of those ingredients, highlighting a lack of potatoes. A top chef weighed in saying perhaps the potatoes disintegrated.”</p> <p>“I mean it looks delicious, whoever made it,” said Carrie.</p> <p>“I think Michaelia Cash planted the idea quite a while ago actually,” said Pete, waiting for a clip to roll. When it didn’t come, he insisted: “She did!”</p> <p>“I believe you! I believe you, yes!” laughed Carrie Bickmore awkwardly.</p> <p>“It works better when you play the clip!” insisted Waleed Aly, the clip still not playing.</p> <p>After the clip finally played, Carrie moved onto the next segment, however couldn’t finish her sentence because Pete was still laughing.</p> <p>“It’s all right, Pete. It’s all right, mate! Sometimes things don’t roll when you mean them to roll, it’s OK!” laughed Carrie.</p> <p>“Sometimes you need to go home after the show and have a shower, you know, that’s just how it is!” said Kate Langbroek as Pete Helliar walked off the set.</p>

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"Stop It!": Nat Barr shuts down Kyle on live TV

<p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Sunrise </span></em><span style="font-weight: 400;">host Nat Barr told off Kyle Sandilands during his appearance on the breakfast show this morning.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Making a guest appearance on the show to celebrate his radio show with Jackie ‘O’ Henderson claiming the title of Sydney’s number one breakfast show in ratings for the first time, the controversial shock jock got a strong reaction when he started joking about Nat’s husband.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">After chatting about their latest success, Kyle pulled out a copy of Nat Barr’s cover of </span><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Australian Women’s Weekly </span></em><span style="font-weight: 400;">to show her.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“Look what I’m reading Nat,” he said, with Nat replying, “that’s so nice Kyle!”.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Kyle then went on to compliment Nat on her sons.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“These are good looking boys,” he said.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“Just by looking at the photos, I can tell what a great mum you are. Those kids, they look at you with adoring eyes. I admire that.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">After Nat admitted the photoshoot was a bit “scary” as they had never done anything like that before, Kyle asked why her husband wasn’t included.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“Where’s your husband? How come he’s been kept out?” the 50-year-old asked.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“He won’t do anything,” Nat said. “He hates publicity … He’s got his own life and his own job. He’s like, yeah, leave that to you.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nat has been married to her husband, Andrew Thompson, who is an Oscar-nominated film editor, since 1995.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“I think press media should track down what Nat’s husband’s doing,” Kyle quipped. “Let’s do a whole expos</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">é</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> on a day in the life of Nat’s husband.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nat went from laughing as she had throughout the segment, to raising her finger and giving the radio host a strict warning.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“Kyle, I’m going to go all mum on you,” she said. “Stop it.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Earlier in the show, Kyle had explained why he thinks he and Jackie have been performing so well lately.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“We’ve been doing radio a bit different to everyone else,” he said. “Everyone else has the same rule: Speak for three minutes, have a little laugh at the end and play the ad break.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“We’ve changed it. We talk for 20 minutes about something, because you can’t always get a good conversation in in three minutes.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Kyle also mentioned that the breadth of voices on their show helps.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“We don’t just have the man and the girl, we have the full ensemble of all the other cast - the newsreader, all the producers, it’s like an episode of </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Seinfeld</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.”</span></p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Image: Channel 7</span></em></p>

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Tax time tension: Ally and Karl cross swords on set

<p>The <em>Today</em> show's Karl Stefanovic and Allison Langdon had a hilarious moment at the desk during Wednesday morning’s episode.</p> <p>Karl’s unmistakable banter did not falter on Wednesday during a segment on the financial year, when Ally was forced to defend herself after her co-host made an odd accusation.</p> <p>"Tomorrow is the start of the new financial year. We all know what that means: it's tax time," Allison said.</p> <p>However Karl interrupted to say: "Well, Ally hasn't done her taxes for the last 10 years. Just alerting the ATO..."</p> <p>Ally quickly hit back: "That's not true"</p> <p>"I get them in on time every year, Mr Tax Commissioner," she added, before laughing.</p> <p>Karl managed to throw in one more dig before he continued with the segment.</p> <p>"Every decade she's on time," he quipped.</p> <p>The hilarious exchange follows just days after Ally took a swipe at Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews.</p> <p>The politician shared a video about his back injury and returned to work after recovering for months out of office.</p> <p>Mr Andrews explained how he fell over while getting ready for work at a rented holiday home on March 9.</p> <p>Alu said: "We wish him all the very best. I thought the video was a bit of an election pitch to that?"</p> <p>Nine presenter Alicia Loxley and Shadow Minister for Education and Shadow Minister for Women Tanya Plibersek also shared their own opinions.</p> <p>Alicia called the video "cringeworthy" and "stage-managed", but thought the clip could get the Premier back on side with Victorians.</p>

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Steve Price unleashes on Rebel Wilson

<p>Australian actress Rebel Wilson has been slammed on The Project after she commented on Sydney's current COVID-19 lockdown.</p> <p>She was labelled "smug" and "stupid" by panellist Steve Price.</p> <p>Wilson's comments drew criticism after she posted on Instagram, saying that you "can't keep locking down as a strategy".</p> <p>Her comments were addressed on The Project.</p> <p>“Not sure smug rock throwing from LA is the way to go for Rebel. I don’t think she’s done herself favours there, has she? STUPID opinion,” he said.</p> <p>“I’m a bit sick of people not taking celebrities’ health advice seriously, to be honest,” said panellist Peter Helliar, tongue firmly in cheek. “Next thing, people will be questioning the science behind some of (Gwyneth Paltrow’s) GOOP products.”</p> <p>Host Waleed Aly tried to keep the peace by suggesting that many Australians overseas feel the same way as Wilson.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">The National Cabinet has convened this evening in response to Australia’s worsening Covid outbreak. And as always, the vaccine rollout was top of the agenda. <a href="https://t.co/X6CmWleRnQ">pic.twitter.com/X6CmWleRnQ</a></p> — The Project (@theprojecttv) <a href="https://twitter.com/theprojecttv/status/1409439308558311425?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 28, 2021</a></blockquote> <p> </p> <p>“The one thing I would say is, I know a few Australians who live overseas, and it seems to me most of them feel like that,” he said.</p> <p>“So they think we’re overreacting?” asked Price.</p> <p>“I think unless you’re here … The whole world thinks we’re (overreacting). But they’ve also never been through what we’ve been through. It’s like two different planets," Aly explained.</p> <p>“We look at America and the UK and think, how could you possibly live like that and through that? They do the same with us. I think it’s just one of those situations.”</p> <p>Sydney is currently in a two-week lockdown as cases of the highly contagious Delta COVID variant spread across the city.</p> <p>It's the city's first lockdown in six months.</p>

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Joan Collins shuts down Piers Morgan over Meghan Markle question

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">In a new interview with Piers Morgan, Dame Joan Collins stayed tight-lipped when asked about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry on Morgan’s ITV series “Life Stories”.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“What do you make of what’s going on with the British royal family now, with Meghan, Harry, the feud, with [Prince] William, [Prince] Charles?” Morgan asked.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Dynasty</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> star - who was made a dame in 2014 by the Queen - wasn’t interested in sharing her opinion on the reported feud between Harry, his brother, and their father.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“My lips are sealed on that subject,” she said.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“I just don’t want to go on national TV and say what I think about Meghan and Harry, because look what happened to you.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Morgan seemed to appreciate her response and said: “Exactly - thank you.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The former morning show host’s repeated criticism of Markle following the Sussexes’ interview with Oprah Winfrey saw him walk off the set and quit </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Good Morning Britain</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in April.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Earlier this month, he accused the Duchess of Sussex of telling “downright lies” and called her “Princess Pinocchio” over the weekend.</span></p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Image: news.com.au</span></em></p>

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“Forget about me”: Samantha Armytage tells Natalie Barr to move on

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Samantha Armytage has told Natalie Barr to forget about her and focus on hosting </span><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Sunrise</span></em><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Appearing on KIIS FM’s </span><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Kyle and Jackie O</span></em><span style="font-weight: 400;"> show on Tuesday morning, Armytage was asked how she felt about Barr’s recent interview with </span><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Women’s Weekly</span></em><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Barr addressed her relationship in the interview with the magazine, saying: “We got along very well in the office, for sure. But the truth is we didn’t really see each other outside the office. We had vastly different lives, I guess. We were in different places. She was hanging with her friends, and I was spending time with my family. So, yes, we were in different places.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">When asked about Barr’s interview, Armytage brushed off the question.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“Yeah, well, look, I mean it’s better to be talked about than not, isn’t it, in this life,” she said. “I thought everyone might forget about me when I was having my little TV sabbatical, but it seems they’re not.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">She added: “There’s nothing interesting going on there, honestly. I’m just doing my thing, out in the country.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Following the interview, the discussion escalated on social media.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Kyle and Jackie O</span></em><span style="font-weight: 400;"> Twitter account shared the interview with the caption: “So was there beef on-set between @sam_armytage &amp; @natalie_barr? Let’s ask Sam!”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Armytage responded by sharing the interview to her own Twitter account, adding: “Look.. I’m out. Nat’s wanted the job forever.. &amp; she’s finally got it. She just needs to get on &amp; enjoy it - &amp; forget about me.. (even though I’m unforgettable) #peaceout”.</span></p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">Look.. I’m out.<br />Nat’s wanted the job, forever.. &amp; she’s finally got it.<br />She just needs to get on &amp; enjoy it - &amp; forget about me..(even though I’m unforgettable 😜😂😂😂.) <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/peaceout?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#peaceout</a> <a href="https://t.co/HXU60pBvps">https://t.co/HXU60pBvps</a></p> — Samantha Armytage (@sam_armytage) <a href="https://twitter.com/sam_armytage/status/1406762169543266305?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 20, 2021</a></blockquote> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Her claim that Barr had “wanted the job forever” goes against what Barr has said in previous interviews since she took on the co-host role.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“I’m just not that person [to host],” Barr told Kyle and Jackie O in March. “If Sam had wanted to stay there for another 10 years, that was fine with me.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Barr said it was a pep talk that pushed her to take on the job when it was offered to her.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“He said, ‘If you sit there and say no and you’re listening to someone else do it, you’ll regret it’,” Barr said.</span></p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Image: Samantha Armytage / Instagram</span></em></p>

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Jessica Rowe's big television comeback

<p>It's been over three years since viewers tuned in to watch Jessica Rowe on our screens, and speculation mounts that she's ready for a comeback.</p> <p>And now, Woman's Day can confirm she's returning to TV on Australia's most popular breakfast show.</p> <p>Last week, the former Studio 10 star was spotted catching up with the executive producer of Sunrise, Michael Pell, and while the pair are close friends, a TV insider insists there was plenty of talk about business too.</p> <p>"He's her number one fan, and what Michael Pell wants, he generally gets. The seed has been planted to get Jess in a role that they are specifically creating for her."</p> <p>"Seven have been eyeing Jess off since she left Ten in 2018, and Michael would be the right person to court her back into the new mix at Seven's Brekky Central," the source tells Woman's Day.</p> <p>Jess quit Studio 10 in March 2018, later admitting that she had been close to breaking point towards the end of her time on the show.</p> <p>The 51-year-old has spoken candidly about her struggles with anxiety and depression in the past, and was looking forward to spending more time with her husband, Peter Overton, and their two daughters, Allegra, 14, and Giselle, 12.</p> <p>Despite the success she garnered from her Crap Housewife blog, Jess recently spoke about getting back in front of the cameras.</p> <p>"What I do miss is having an audience to play up to," says the Beyond Blue ambassador.</p> <p>"Nowadays I find myself doing a song and dance routine for my daughters – not that successfully!"</p> <p>According to an insider, Jess can be a liability given her shaky past with Today, Weekend Sunrise and Studio 10.</p> <p>"She can be polarising, and Seven will only bring her into the Sunrise and The Morning Show mix as a special reporter or presenter around current issues like mental health or parenting," the source tells Woman's Day.</p> <p>"But Jess reads a room better than anyone and she will only return to TV if the job and fit is right."</p> <p>Having walked from a high-profile, high-paying role before, Jess is also unlikely to sign on if there's any drama with her would-be colleagues.</p> <p>Adds the source, "The real issue Seven have is how a huge personality like Jess will be received by the morning teams. Jess is such a passionate person and can appear zany and over the top, while Nat [Barr] and Edwina [Bartholomew] are both very calm and measured."</p> <p>But despite it all, Jess has decades' worth of experience in journalism and TV, which will prove to be worthwhile in the long run.</p> <p>"If Jess comes on board, she can slot in anywhere – newsreading, presenting, even the weather!" says the insider.</p>

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Celebrity Apprentice crowns winner after record-breaking season

<p>The Celebrity Apprentice winner has finally been crowned after a tumultuous season of boardroom dummy spits and off-screen scandals.</p> <p>Ross Noble and Shaynna Blaze were given the final task of planning and hosting a VIP charity event in just two days, with the contestant who raised the most money victorious.</p> <p>And in the end, it was Shaynna who won by a landslide, raising almost half a million dollars for her chosen charity.</p> <p>Comedian Ross thanked former teammate Wippa and comedian Sam Pang for help organising his unique event: “the experience of robbing a bank”, explosives and all, to raise money for the Australian Red Cross.</p> <p>Meanwhile, Shaynna held a charity auction for her anti-domestic violence foundation, Voice of Change, performing a song she had written especially for the occasion in front of glamorous guests including The Block's Scott Cam.</p> <p>When it came to the final boardroom, boss Lord Alan Sugar asked them both why they had chosen their specific charities.</p> <p>Shaynna revealed her passion for giving victims of domestic violence a voice comes after having not been "unscathed" by domestic violence herself.</p> <p>Similarly, having lost his home in a fire, Ross' support for the Australian Red Cross comes from a personal cause too.</p> <p>Ultimately, Shaynna’s charity auction raised the most money, raking in a massive $326,000, while Ross’ bank heist experience made an impressive $83,500.</p> <p>The Block star was named the winner, scoring a further $100,000 for Voice of Change.</p> <p>Over the course of the series, Shaynna managed to raise a total of $475,000, a new record for the Australian Celebrity Apprentice.</p>

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