In an interview aired last night in Western Australia, 6PR radio host Howard Sattler asked the Prime Minister if her hairdresser boyfriend was gay.
Sattler phrased the question as a chance to dispel rumours, though Julia Gillard shut him down.
“Howard let me just bring you back to earth, you and I have just talked about me and Tim living at the lodge, we live there together as a couple, you know that,” she said.
Gillard said it was absurd, though Sattler kept at it.
“But you hear it – he must be gay, he’s a hairdresser,’’ Sattler said. ‘‘It’s not me saying it.’’
‘‘Oh Howard don’t be ridiculous, of course not.’’
Now he’s been suspended from broadcasting pending an internal review.
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Here’s the video, via Channel Ten:
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