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Sunrise: David Koch, Natalie Barr weren’t invited to Sam Armytage’s farewell

Dawn: David Koch, Natalie Barr weren’t invited to Sam Armytage’s farewell

Dawn hosts David ‘Kochie’ Koch and Natalie Barr weren’t invited to former anchor Sam Armytage’s farewell occasion, which befell after her final day on March 11.

The pair had been grilled about Sam’s departure on The Kyle and Jackie O Present on Thursday, and Kochie, 65, admitted in a roundabout method that he and Natalie, 53, weren’t even instructed in regards to the dinner at Catalina Restaurant in Sydney’s Rose Bay.

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

Not on the guest list! Sunrise hosts David 'Kochie' Koch and Natalie Barr were not invited to former anchor Sam Armytage's farewell party, which took place after her last day on March 11

Not on the visitor listing! Dawn hosts David ‘Kochie’ Koch and Natalie Barr weren’t invited to former anchor Sam Armytage’s farewell occasion, which befell after her final day on March 11 

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

Kochie then let slip they hadn’t been invited.

‘We did not find out about it and we had a postponed Christmas occasion the following day,’ he mentioned, noting that the Dawn crew is strict about occasions due to their early begins.

Out of the loop: The pair were grilled about Sam's departure on The Kyle and Jackie O Show on Thursday, and Kochie, 65, admitted in a roundabout way that he and Natalie, 53, weren't even told about the dinner at Catalina Restaurant in Sydney's Rose Bay. Sam is pictured arriving for her farewell dinner with her husband, Richard Lavender, on March 11

Out of the loop: The pair had been grilled about Sam’s departure on The Kyle and Jackie O Present on Thursday, and Kochie, 65, admitted in a roundabout method that he and Natalie, 53, weren’t even instructed in regards to the dinner at Catalina Restaurant in Sydney’s Rose Bay. Sam is pictured arriving for her farewell dinner along with her husband, Richard Lavender, on March 11

Not told: 'We didn't know about it and we had a postponed Christmas party the next day,' Kochie said. Pictured (left to right): Natalie Barr, Sam Armytage, David Koch and Mark Beretta

Not instructed: ‘We did not find out about it and we had a postponed Christmas occasion the following day,’ Kochie mentioned. Pictured (left to proper): Natalie Barr, Sam Armytage, David Koch and Mark Beretta 

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

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

Kyle requested them: ‘So, what’s it like over there, what actually occurred with Sam?

‘Did you [want] her out or what occurred there? You should have thought, “Okay, you have had sufficient.”‘ 

'Did you want her out?' Kochie and Natalie strongly denied rumours Sam had been forced to leave Seven's breakfast TV show. 'No, no, Sam just wanted a change of life,' Kochie said

‘Did you need her out?’ Kochie and Natalie strongly denied rumours Sam had been compelled to depart Seven’s breakfast TV present. ‘No, no, Sam simply needed a change of life,’ Kochie mentioned

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

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

He additionally revealed it had been an open secret for months that Sam was contemplating leaving Dawn and shifting to nation New South Wales.

'No, no, Sam just wanted a change of life, she got married,' Kochie said

‘No, no, Sam simply needed a change of life, she obtained married,’ Kochie 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 change into ‘untenable’ by early 2021.

Noticeably absent: Natalie and Kochie weren't the only Sunrise stars absent from Sam's send-off, as newsreader Edwina Bartholomew (left) and weatherman Sam Mac also didn't attend

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

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

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

‘However right now 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.’ 

Former co-stars: Samantha is pictured with Sunrise weatherman Sam Mac

Former co-stars: Samantha is pictured with Dawn weatherman Sam Mac

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

She later embraced the present’s government 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. 

Familiar face: Among those at the exclusive luncheon was Samantha's husband of almost three months, Richard Lavender, who she arrived with hand-in-hand. The Morning Show's Kylie Gillies was also in attendance, along with Sunrise's executive producer, Michael Pell

Acquainted face: Amongst these on the unique luncheon was Samantha’s husband of just about three months, Richard Lavender, who she arrived with hand-in-hand. The Morning Present’s Kylie Gillies was additionally in attendance, together with Dawn’s government producer, Michael Pell

Saying goodbye: Sam and Michael Pell are pictured together at the bash

Saying goodbye: Sam and Michael Pell are pictured collectively on the bash

Close: Sam and Kylie had a good laugh as they enjoyed a drink at the bash

Shut: Sam and Kylie had a very good giggle as they loved a drink on the bash

‘I need to step out of this public world for some time and take a while and calm issues down, take pleasure in a little bit of gradual residing, and spend a while with my valuable household, my husband and [dog] Banjo,’ she instructed viewers. 

Weeks earlier, she had the Information Corp-owned Stellar journal that the TV trade was stuffed with ‘sociopaths and narcissists’.

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

Moving on: Sam's last day on Sunrise was on Thursday, March 11, but she had announced she as leaving Sunrise days earlier, on Monday, March 8

Shifting on: Sam’s final day on Dawn was on Thursday, March 11, however she had introduced she as leaving Dawn days earlier, on Monday, March 8

‘There’s loads about tv that is all about you and that is an terrible method to dwell your life. TV is not a spot that is essentially very wholesome,’ she mentioned.

‘It is stuffed with sociopaths and narcissists. It may be a harmful setting, let me inform you.’ 

She additionally claimed single, childless girls in tv had been handled in another way and given extra work in contrast to their married counterparts. 

Gone: Sam, who joined Sunrise in 2013, spoke about the toxic environment of the TV industry in an article for the News Corp-owned Stellar magazine last month. Her inflammatory remarks greatly upset her colleagues and executives at Seven, and were described by some insiders as tantamount to 'career suicide'

Gone: Sam, who joined Dawn in 2013, spoke in regards to the poisonous setting of the TV trade in an article for the Information Corp-owned Stellar journal final month. Her inflammatory remarks vastly upset her colleagues and executives at Seven, and had been described by some insiders as tantamount to ‘profession suicide’

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