Tom Gleeson pours fuel on feud with Kerri-Anne Kennerley
Gleeson, 45, jokingly compared the 66-year-old to a “hungry python” while hosting his game show The Hard Quiz on Wednesday night.
He fired questions at contestant Darren and footage of a snake flashed up on the screen as Gleeson asked Darren as to how snakes digest food.
“The left and right side of a python's lower jaw can move independently, allowing them to drag food down their throats through a process known as the what walk?” Tom asked.
Darren struggled to answer, and Gleeson took advantage of the awkward silence.
“It's like watching Kerri-Anne eat dinner!” he exclaimed, much to the delight of his fans.
Kerri-Anne has been vocal about her disapproval of Gleeson’s joke campaign, after he joked it was a “victory for quiet Australians”.
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She was putting mock quotations marks around words as she blasted Gleeson for not showing up to the interview.
“He has turned into 'Gold Logie winner Tom'. 'Wimp Tom'. You're supposed to be here!” Kerri-Anne exclaimed during the Studio 10 broadcast
“You’ve turned into a winner now. And now you're a wimp, you're far too good for us little people, Tom,” she added.
“I'm so disappointed. You wanted a hard chat? I could give you a hard chat,” she joked, making a reference to the popular ABC quiz show.
Despite co-hosts Sarah Harris and Joe Hildebrand saying he could still show up, Kerri-Anne started back up again.
“No, he's too good for us. I know the ABC type. He's now so far 'there' where he wants to be,” Kerri-Anne raged.
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