The Art of the Australian Insult


Acting dumb turns out to be a stupid move
August 18, 2008, 4:22 am
Filed under: Sport, The Media | Tags: , ,

“Her gaffes include asking if the 48kg weightlifting category referred to the athletes or their barbells, wondering why the term “chink in the armour” might go down badly in Beijing and questioning what happened if it rained during the 800m track event.”

Seven’s instructions to Sonia Kruger to “act dumb” during the Olympics may be backfiring on the network, as viewers appear to have been alienated. Serves the network right.

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