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Old 7th May 2020, 10:35 PM   #1
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Pete Evans Sacked

Pete Evans, the woo-mongering antivax conspiracy theorist Australian celebrity chef has had his show cancelled.

Channel 7 Has Sacked Notorious Dickhead Pete Evans From His $800k A Year Job

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Channel 7 has reportedly parted ways with celebrity chef and “alternative health” advocate, Pete Evans, which seems like a good idea imho.

Pete Evans has appeared on all 11 seasons of My Kitchen Rules since 2010, and according to this article, is rumoured to have been on an $800,000 contract.

TV Blackbox claimed “the separation was an amicable decision” and that Evans will now focus on his ‘alternative lifestyle’ empire. It’s understood that Channel 7 will not be proceeding with future series of My Kitchen Rules.
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Old 8th May 2020, 04:46 AM   #2
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This has been going on for 11 years? It sounds like the only reason it stopped, was because the ratings had dropped.

That is of course a good thing too.

Has he always been the same?
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Old 8th May 2020, 06:58 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by steenkh View Post
This has been going on for 11 years? It sounds like the only reason it stopped, was because the ratings had dropped.
Seven would be contractually required to continue to pay him for the full term of his contract, however his conspiracy activities and TGA fine objectively allowed Seven to sack him for bringing the network into disrepute, thus saving Seven money.
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Old 8th May 2020, 08:03 PM   #4
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I have never watched that show on principal because of Evans.
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Old 8th May 2020, 08:30 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Matthew Ellard View Post
Seven would be contractually required to continue to pay him for the full term of his contract, however his conspiracy activities and TGA fine objectively allowed Seven to sack him for bringing the network into disrepute, thus saving Seven money.
Ive never watched, but apparently Evans’ host position role on the show was in doubt for the 2020 season
https://www.nowtolove.com.au/reality...es-fired-58458
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Old 8th May 2020, 09:21 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by EHocking View Post
Ive never watched, but apparently Evans’ host position role on the show was in doubt for the 2020 season
On a side issue, Seven announced to advertisers, in late 2019, that it is bringing back "Big Brother" in 2020. Now think about that. How popular would a show about a group of annoying young people, confined to one house be, when in 2020 real Australians are bored with being confined to their own houses during the lockdown? You can see why Seven is in financial trouble.
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After about season 2 it was transformed from a reasonably interesting amateur cooking contest into a dreadful reality TV style badly contrived cat-fight. And promoted as such. It ceased to be interesting at all at that point and we stopped watching. So we have missed all of Evan's complete and utter inanity including his "paleo" phase. He was in trouble previously when he, much like Trump did with bleach, advocated giving dangerous foods to babies and toddlers. How he and the show survived until now is a complete mystery.
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Old 9th May 2020, 04:50 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by Matthew Ellard View Post
On a side issue, Seven announced to advertisers, in late 2019, that it is bringing back "Big Brother" in 2020. Now think about that. How popular would a show about a group of annoying young people, confined to one house be, when in 2020 real Australians are bored with being confined to their own houses during the lockdown? You can see why Seven is in financial trouble.
I hate to say this, but I hope it works. One of my sons' partner is in a marketing managerial position for Seven, having worked with other networks. She thinks the network will get through and that their advertising base will not badly erode.

I think the three commercial networks (7,9,10) and two public (ABC, SBS) has worked well for a long time. There is pressure on all broadcasters, but I think these five networks will survive.
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Old 9th May 2020, 08:28 PM   #9
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I hate to say this, but I hope it works. One of my sons' partner is in a marketing managerial position for Seven, having worked with other networks. She thinks the network will get through and that their advertising base will not badly erode.
Kerry Stokes was smart twenty five years ago. After Better Homes & Gardens:TV show became a hit he bought Murdoch Magazines and obtained the right to publish BH&G: Magazine. He could cross promote and reduce his anticipated profit from TV and magazine, as combined they brought in more profit. Stokes then licensed out Better Homes & Gardens : Live ( basically a large home show) and could further cross promote and reap combined profits.

Tim Worner, the last CEO, then lost all these advantages as he was too busy having an affair. Last week Seven had to sell off Pacific Magazines (including BH&G: Magazine) to remain liquid and had already lost BH&G:Live as his in-house event team were useless. It is a disaster.

Meanwhile Nine has fully acquired Fairfax newspapers & magazines and Macquarie Radio Network, so they can cross promote in ways that Seven can no longer do.

It takes years to build a great media business grouping and only one year for an idiot to destroy it.
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I posted this in another thread, having completely forgotten that I had started this one.

Pete Evans continues to not shut the hell up.

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Celebrity chef Pete Evans has launched another bizarre rant on social media, claiming “mainstream media” manipulated his personal image and posting tributes to US President Donald Trump.

Evans’ Instagram profile pivoted from cauliflower and bacon fritters to conspiracies on Monday with the chef asking fans if they “trust the experts”.

In the post, Evans says his “only intention” is to “encourage people to think and feel deeply and freely about the many pillars of health”.
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Pete Evans's books pulled from shelves after he shared symbol associated with neo-Nazis and the Christchurch attacks

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Retail giant Woolworths Group is pulling books by controversial celebrity chef Pete Evans from its shelves after he posted a cartoon featuring a symbol associated with neo-Nazis and the Christchurch mosque attacks on social media.

Evans's publisher Pan Macmillan said it was "finalising its contractual relationship" with him.

The backlash came after Evans posted a cartoon which depicted a "black sun" symbol, used by far right groups including white supremacists in the US and paramilitary units in Ukraine.
Baccarat® Kitchenware has also terminated its license agreement with him.

It's almost like you can't say stupid and dangerous **** any more without consequences.
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Old 20th November 2020, 05:46 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by arthwollipot View Post
Pete Evans's books pulled from shelves after he shared symbol associated with neo-Nazis and the Christchurch attacks

Baccarat® Kitchenware has also terminated its license agreement with him.

It's almost like you can't say stupid and dangerous **** any more without consequences.
It’s “Cancel CultureTM” gone mad.

Or as it should be known “doing something can have consequences culture”
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Old 14th January 2021, 03:56 PM   #13
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Well now this is interesting.

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Controversial celebrity chef Pete Evans seems to be up to something, posting the logo for the Great Australia Party on his Instagram and teasing a big announcement next week.

The former Western Australian One Nation senator Rod Culleton, who created the political party, has been associated with Evans previously appearing on his podcast last year.
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Old 14th January 2021, 06:30 PM   #14
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Wayne Glew, is a bankrupt member of the Great Australian Party.

Inventor to pay $2m damages to investor / (2012)
"The State's top judge has ordered a Geraldton inventor pay more than $2 million in damages to a company that invested in his highly-touted fuel supply system now considered worthless by the Supreme Court. Chief Justice Wayne Martin found Wayne Glew, who claims WA courts and governments are unconstitutional, engaged in "deceptive and misleading conduct" against Frank Jasper Pty Ltd over his fuel vaporiser system."

https://thewest.com.au/news/wa/inven...r-ng-ya-333653

Pete Evans was fined $25K for his fraudulent anti-Covid "Biocharger" device. I imagine this is the connection or that Wayne Glew is simply conning Pete Evans out of his remaining money.
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Old 14th January 2021, 06:40 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Matthew Ellard View Post
On a side issue, Seven announced to advertisers, in late 2019, that it is bringing back "Big Brother" in 2020. Now think about that. How popular would a show about a group of annoying young people, confined to one house be, when in 2020 real Australians are bored with being confined to their own houses during the lockdown? You can see why Seven is in financial trouble.
I've never understood the appeal of shows like Big Brother but the fact is, a lot of people love them.

It's like a show called Gogglebox. This is a program where people switch on their TV to watch other people watching TV. What the fascination is, is beyond me, but the ratings seem to be good enough that it keeps going.

I don't think people being in lockdown will detract from the interest in these types of shows.
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Old 15th January 2021, 10:40 AM   #16
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I've never understood the appeal of shows like Big Brother but the fact is, a lot of people love them.

It's like a show called Gogglebox. This is a program where people switch on their TV to watch other people watching TV. What the fascination is, is beyond me, but the ratings seem to be good enough that it keeps going.

I don't think people being in lockdown will detract from the interest in these types of shows.
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Just looked up Great Australia Party.
Basically sort of an Aussie version of the "Sovereign Citizen" nonsense in the US And Canada..a bunch of loons who deny that the government is legal, and therfore they are not subject to it's laws, right?
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Just looked up Great Australia Party.
Basically sort of an Aussie version of the "Sovereign Citizen" nonsense in the US And Canada..a bunch of loons who deny that the government is legal, and therfore they are not subject to it's laws, right?
Something like that, yeah.
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Just looked up Great Australia Party.
Basically sort of an Aussie version of the "Sovereign Citizen" nonsense in the US And Canada..a bunch of loons who deny that the government is legal, and therfore they are not subject to it's laws, right?
Yes, we have "Sovereign Citizens" in Australia too.

They vacillate between their desire to fight legal battles and their desire to be free from our laws.
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Good old Pete has had his Insta cancelled for peddling dangerous misinformation about covid vaccines.
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Originally Posted by arthwollipot View Post
Good old Pete has had his Insta cancelled for peddling dangerous misinformation about covid vaccines.
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Good old Pete has had his Insta cancelled for peddling dangerous misinformation about covid vaccines.
...and rightly so. Next, hopefully, Craig Kelly and George Christensen, from the Liberal Party (The Australian conservative party, currently in government).
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...and rightly so. Next, hopefully, Craig Kelly and George Christensen, from the Liberal Party (The Australian conservative party, currently in government).
Hopefully. I'm tempted to follow them just so that I can report them.
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Hopefully. I'm tempted to follow them just so that I can report them.
Just keep them in your recent searches.

That's what I did with Trump.
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