Appearing on radio show Jonesy and Amanda for the first time since the 2019 Logies, Keller said there were elements she thought crossed the line.
Gleeson, comedian and host of Hard Quiz, ran a campaign in order to win, which took aim at his fellow nominees. Keller was one of them.
Watch Tom Gleeson’s Logies speech. Post continues below.
“I like Tom,” she said. “We saw him at the airport, no problem with Tom. But [his speech] gave everyone permission to say, ‘yeah you’re all up yourselves, and this is all a big joke’. And it wasn’t a joke to me,” she told her co-host Brendan Jones.
“I don’t know why in television we’re embarrassed to be proud of our work. The tourism industry has awards, the restaurant industry has awards… He got to a point where he said, ‘Sucko for wanting this, you know it’s all a dumb joke’ — and that’s what made me feel bad, because to the other nominees, it wasn’t.
“I don’t think we should be embarrassed for being worthy,” Keller added.