TV presenter says she was 'fired' after making x-rated onesie joke 1 week ago

TV presenter says she was 'fired' after making x-rated onesie joke

'This was one of my favourite firings'

A TV presenter has claimed she was 'fired' for a controversial joke about turkeys and onesies.

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Australian comedian Nikki Osborne was appearing on Channel 9's Today Extra with co-hosts David Campbell and Sonia Kruger, discussing whether men are bothered by what their partners wear to bed.

As part of the conversation, the hosts mentioned a study that suggested men prefer women in comfy clothing. Campbell noted how this sort of attire can be best to "cuddle" in before asking: "Where can that cuddle lead to?"

Osborne was then asked for her thoughts on the matter.

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Her response?

"Well, my husband always says you don’t look at a turkey when you’re stuffing it. So that's his opinion."

Cue stunned silence in the studio, before Campbell asks her what she means by that, to which Osborne replies: "I won't explain it."

Moving the conversation along, she continues: "But, I'm with you Jackie, I think too many hipsters are being interviewed regarding this because I just don't think that's true at all.

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"I think most men would prefer women in their lingerie then their jimmy jams or their onesies.

"I mean let's face it, onesies are a logistical nightmare if you're trying to enter into a jiggery-pokery because it's like, 'Oh, give me five minutes'."

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The co-host then jokes that he's "not even looking forward to Thanksgiving anymore," with the other saying: "There goes that turkey sandwich I was going to have for lunch."

Osborne shared the bizarre clip on Instagram with the caption: "This was one of my favourite firings. #fyp #controversy #turkeystuffing"

She didn't clarify when the clip was from, and actually said it was "old." But she did say that she was "fired" by Channel 9.

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