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Fans rally behind Sam Armytage after Kochie and Natalie’s Kyle and Jackie O interview

Fans rally behind Sam Armytage after Kochie and Natalie’s Kyle and Jackie O interview

Dawn viewers have sided with former host Sam Armytage after co-anchors David ‘Kochie’ Koch and Natalie Barr revealed they weren’t invited to her farewell celebration on March 11.

Fans informed Kochie and Natalie to ‘recover from it’ after they revealed on The Kyle and Jackie O Present this week they weren’t even informed about Sam’s send-off at Catalina Restaurant in Sydney’s Rose Bay.

‘She invited who she needed. Who would invite you two? Recover from it,’ one in every of Sam’s supporters wrote on Fb.

In her corner: Sunrise viewers have sided with former host Sam Armytage after co-anchors David Koch and Natalie Barr revealed they weren't invited to her farewell party on March 11

In her nook: Dawn viewers have sided with former host Sam Armytage after co-anchors David Koch and Natalie Barr revealed they weren’t invited to her farewell celebration on March 11

‘Get a life off TV,’ one other fan wrote. 

A 3rd remarked: ‘Who cares. Sam can be having fun with life now. Beautiful woman.’ 

Nevertheless, a number of viewers mentioned Sam ought to have prolonged an invitation to her former Dawn colleagues.

'She invited who she wanted': Fans told Kochie (right) and Natalie (left) to 'get over it' after they revealed on The Kyle and Jackie O Show this week they weren't even told about Sam's send-off

‘She invited who she needed’: Fans informed Kochie (proper) and Natalie (left) to ‘recover from it’ after they revealed on The Kyle and Jackie O Present this week they weren’t even informed about Sam’s send-off

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'She invited who she wanted... who would invite you two... get over it,' one fan scathingly wrote on Facebook. 'That was very ungracious of Sam. She should have invited them out of courtesy,' one follower remarked

‘She invited who she needed… who would invite you two… recover from it,’ one fan scathingly wrote on Fb. ‘That was very ungracious of Sam. She ought to have invited them out of courtesy,’ one follower remarked

‘That was very ungracious of Sam. She ought to have invited them out of courtesy,’ one fan mentioned.   

Kochie and Natalie weren’t invited to Sam’s farewell celebration, which occurred after her final day on Dawn on March 11.

The pair have been grilled about Sam’s departure on The Kyle and Jackie O Present on Thursday, and Kochie, 65, admitted that he and Natalie, 53, weren’t even informed in regards to the shindig at Catalina.

Whereas they did not attend, a number of Channel Seven identities have been there, together with The Morning Present presenter Kylie Gillies.

‘Why did not you two go to Sam’s farewell celebration?’ radio host Kyle Sandilands requested. ‘All of the photographers have been there, however I did not see you there.’

Saying goodbye: While they didn't attend, several Channel Seven identities were there, including The Morning Show presenter Kylie Gillies

Saying goodbye: Whereas they did not attend, a number of Channel Seven identities have been there, together with The Morning Present presenter Kylie Gillies

Kochie then let slip they hadn’t been invited.

‘We did not learn about it and we had a postponed Christmas celebration the subsequent day,’ he mentioned, noting that the Dawn workforce is strict about occasions due to their early begins.  

Natalie added: ‘And we had been having champagne within the workplace for some time.’

The pair additionally strongly denied rumours Sam had been pressured to depart Seven’s top-rating breakfast present. 

Kochie denied Sam had been pushed out, saying she ‘simply needed a change of life’ after marrying Bowral businessman Richard Lavender.

Denying it: The pair also strongly denied rumours Sam had been forced to leave Seven's top-rating breakfast show

Denying it: The pair additionally strongly denied rumours Sam had been pressured to depart Seven’s top-rating breakfast present

‘No, no, Sam simply needed a change of life, she received married,’ he mentioned. 

Natalie and Kochie weren’t the one Dawn stars absent from Sam’s send-off, as newsreader Edwina Bartholomew and weatherman Sam Mac additionally did not attend.

The Sydney Morning Herald reported on March 8 that Sam and Kochie’s skilled relationship had hit an ‘all-time low’ within the months earlier than her resignation.

Community sources claimed they barely spoke off digital camera, and the dynamic between them had turn into ‘untenable’ by early 2021. 

New life: Kochie denied Sam had been pushed out, saying she 'just wanted a change of life' after marrying Bowral businessman Richard Lavender

New life: Kochie denied Sam had been pushed out, saying she ‘simply needed a change of life’ after marrying Bowral businessman Richard Lavender

No-show: Natalie and Kochie weren't the only Sunrise stars absent from Sam's send-off, as newsreader Edwina Bartholomew and weatherman Sam Mac also didn't attend

No-show: Natalie and Kochie weren’t the one Dawn stars absent from Sam’s send-off, as newsreader Edwina Bartholomew and weatherman Sam Mac additionally did not attend

Sam’s farewell dinner got here simply hours after she used her final day on Dawn to assault the media for treating her ‘unfairly’ throughout her eight-year tenure.

‘I do wish to say that I by no means absolutely understood a few of the scrutiny and the snarkiness and the bullying from some features of the media,’ she mentioned on March 11.

‘However at present we transfer on from that, as a result of there’s a new chapter beginning and it has been overwhelmingly a very good expertise in my life.’ 

Tension? The Sydney Morning Herald reported on March 8 that Sam and Kochie's professional relationship had hit an 'all-time low' in the months before her resignation

Stress? The Sydney Morning Herald reported on March 8 that Sam and Kochie’s skilled relationship had hit an ‘all-time low’ within the months earlier than her resignation

Sam arrived for her Dawn send-off holding arms along with her husband, Richard.

She later embraced the present’s govt producer, Michael Pell, in a uncommon show of unity after months of rumours they’d fallen out.

Sam had introduced her resignation a number of days earlier, on March 8. 

Weeks earlier, she’d informed the Information Corp-owned Stellar journal the TV trade was full of ‘sociopaths and narcissists’.

Her remarks significantly upset her colleagues and executives at Seven, and have been described by some insiders as tantamount to ‘profession suicide’.

Making headlines: Weeks earlier, she'd told the News Corp-owned Stellar magazine the TV industry was filled with 'sociopaths and narcissists'. Her remarks greatly upset her colleagues and executives at Seven, and were described by some insiders as tantamount to 'career suicide'

Making headlines: Weeks earlier, she’d informed the Information Corp-owned Stellar journal the TV trade was full of ‘sociopaths and narcissists’. Her remarks significantly upset her colleagues and executives at Seven, and have been described by some insiders as tantamount to ‘profession suicide’

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