1. Karl and Peter Stefanovic’s ‘carefully worded’ apology is a “pre-emptive strike before the atom bomb hits.”
It’s believed that tabloid publication New Idea has purchased the Uber tapes for $50,000 and will be publishing a very detailed exposé tomorrow, Despite this, they’re claiming that it will be based off written notes because such covert recordings are illegal.
Addressing the Georgie Gardner issue directly, Karl told The Sunday Telegraph that it was a definite miscommunication.
“For the record, Georgie Gardner is killing it. She’s the best thing to happen to the show in years,” he said.
“She’s hungry, she’s working hard and making the show better every day.
“I love working with her. Anyone says differently, they don’t know.”
The younger Stefanovic brother is remorseful too and said that he’s apologised to the affected people directly.
“I have spoken directly to the people involved and have offered my sincerest apologies as I have been raised to do: Do something wrong, apologise and try to move on.
“I did a silly thing and feel awful for any embarrassment I’ve brought to my colleagues, who I deeply respect.”
Journalist Peter Ford, who broke the story, referred to the apology as, a “pre-emptive strike before the atom bomb hits.”
The brothers also addressed the fact that they’ve invested in hands-free ear pieces and are now both firmly taxi people only, but more on that below…