Sometimes, watching the Gogglebox cast react to a show can far outweigh the experience of actually watching the show in the first place.
And by sometimes, I mean always.
Wednesday night was no exception, with the cast watching the most recent episode of The Real Housewives of Sydney in what can only be described as a state of utter shock.
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These are average (albeit amazing) Australians. In average loungerooms. With average dinners and average levels of drama in their lives. And without warning, they found themselves witnessing a group of grown women descend into a fight, which culminated with Lisa Oldfield telling Krissy Marsh very matter-of-factly, “I try and get to know you and all you do is act like a slut.”
That’s just… not something one woman can say to another. On prime time TV.
The scene, which starts with the women looking at a piece of art, takes a turn when Marsh says she has “goosebumps” in response to her friend’s painting. Then Oldfield, seemingly out of nowhere, says “I get why you have goosebumps, because you’re always talking about like the big cocks you’ve sucked…”
The Gogglebox reactions went something like this: