Thousands of Australians have called for Lisa Wilkinson to be sacked as the fallout from her controversial Logies speech escalates.
The Project co-host is under heavy fire after she mentioned alleged rape victim Brittany Higgins in her speech moments after winning the Outstanding News Coverage Logie award for her one-of-one interview with the former ministerial staffer in 2021.
The acceptance speech has forced the rape trial which was due to start next week to be rescheduled until October and could result in Wilkinson being charged with contempt of court.
There are growing calls for the media veteran to be shown the door by Network 10, adding to the pile-on from current and former colleagues, rivals and public commentators calling for Wilkinson to be axed.
Viewers have also jumped on the bandwagon calling for her to be sacked or at least taken off-air until an outcome in the rape trial is reached.
The fallout from Lisa Wilkinson’s Logies award acceptance speech continues with…