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Entertainment The Project’s Meshel Laurie slams Barry Hall's foul on-air comment and claims 'jokes like that' are 'ok in his circles'

17:31  01 july  2018
17:31  01 july  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Triple M sacks former star over vile on-air comment

  Triple M sacks former star over vile on-air comment Former Sydney Swans forward Barry Hall has been given his marching orders following a crude comment during Triple M's AFL pre-game show. Former Sydney Swans star Barry Hall has been sacked by Triple M over a crude comment made during the radio station's Friday night broadcast.

The Project ’ s Meshel Laurie slams Barry Hall ' s foul on- air comment and claims ' jokes like that ' are ' ok in his circles '. Comedian Meshel Laurie has slammed Barry Hall for his vulgar on- air comment. Laurie accused Hall of laughing at rape survivors because it's 'obviously OK '.

The Project ’ s Meshel Laurie slams Barry Hall ' s foul on- air comment and claims ' jokes like that ' are ' ok in his circles '. has slammed Barry Halll for making his vulgar on- air comment because in his circles it's 'obviously OK to 'tell jokes like that '. Hall was sacked from Triple M for his inappropriate

a man and a woman standing on a beach: Australian television presenter and comedian Meshel Laurie has slammed Barry Hall, pictured right, with his girlfriend Lauren Brant and baby boy Miller© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Australian television presenter and comedian Meshel Laurie has slammed Barry Hall, pictured right, with his girlfriend Lauren Brant and baby boy Miller Meshel Laurie has slammed Barry Hall for his vulgar on-air comment and accused him of laughing at rape survivors.

Hall was sacked from Triple M for his inappropriate remark referring to a technique known as a 'sweep', which Erinn Montagna, wife of St Kilda great Leigh Montagna, underwent before giving birth.

'The doctor was a good looking rooster and around 40 years of age. He did a sweep with his fingers and licked his fingers afterwards,' he said on Friday.

Comment: 'Barry Hall: If you say disgusting things on air, what do you say in private?'

  Comment: 'Barry Hall: If you say disgusting things on air, what do you say in private?' The AFL star has been fired for his 'joke'Most of us also applaud Triple M for taking immediate action.

The Project ’ s Meshel Laurie slams Barry Hall ' s foul on- air comment and claims ' jokes like that ' are ' ok in his circles '. Hall has even dragged in his own partner , former Hi - 5 band member, Lauren Brant , into the furore. LISTEN: Barry Hall ' s vulgar comments about panelist' s wife giving

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Laurie, in an open letter posted on Instagram and Facebook, accused Hall of laughing at rape survivors about their assaults.

'Here's the trouble with making a rape joke on the radio during the footy...you were in people's homes in their cars, in their workplaces, in their safe places,' she said.

'Some of those people were rape survivors and you laughed at them about their rapes.'

The comedian and Channel 10 panellist on 'The Project' said she believes he made the joke, not because he's a bad person, but because of his surroundings.

Hall's emotional plea following crude remarks

  Hall's emotional plea following crude remarks Sacked AFL commentator Barry Hall has broken his silence following the crude comments during Triple M's Friday night football coverage last night.Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, Hall said he hoped that Australians would forgive him for his vulgar remarks made during last night’s AFL pre-game show.

On Barry Hall comments that led to his sacking by Triple M: shocked Barry Hall situation is just a public example of a man making a rape joke with no idea why he shouldn’t. — Meshel Laurie (@ Meshel _ Laurie ) June 30, 2018. Could B a landmark moment for the safety of Australian women. — Meshel Laurie (@ Meshel _ Laurie ) June 30, 2018. Hall ’ s broadcasting future remains uncertain.

Comedian and television presenter Meshel Laurie has slammed Barry Halll for making his vulgar on- air comment because in his circles it’ s ‘obviously OK to ‘tell jokes like that ’. Read More…

'You did it because in your circles it's obviously ok to tell jokes like that,' she said.

a person posing for the camera: Laurie (pictured), in an open letter posted on Instagram and Facebook, accused Hall of laughing at rape survivors about their rapes.© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Laurie (pictured), in an open letter posted on Instagram and Facebook, accused Hall of laughing at rape survivors about their rapes.

She said she was 'really sorry' Hall had to find out in such a publicly humiliating way that rape jokes matter, but said she hopes he will help 'spread the word'.

'Maybe some of your friends are rape survivors. Did you know male rape survivors are more likely to self-harm than to ever tell anyone about their rape?

'Why do you think that is? It's because they spend their entire lives hearing jokes about rape. At school, at work, at footy, at the pub. How could they ever tell anyone what happened to them?

a man and a woman posing for a picture: Hall was sacked from Triple M for his inappropriate comments made about Erinn Montagna, pictured left with her husband, St Kilda great Leigh Montagna© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Hall was sacked from Triple M for his inappropriate comments made about Erinn Montagna, pictured left with her husband, St Kilda great Leigh Montagna

On Saturday, Hall apologised for what he said was a 'silly thing to say' and emphasized that he has nothing but respect for women.

'Have you read my statement?' Barry Hall death stares a reporter before giving a paid speech at a country footy club – just hours after being sacked over his filthy comments on live radio

  'Have you read my statement?' Barry Hall death stares a reporter before giving a paid speech at a country footy club – just hours after being sacked over his filthy comments on live radio Barry Hall has refused to repeat an apology for vulgar comments he made on live radio when confronted outside a South Australian country football club where he was giving a paid speech. Just hours after his sacking from radio station Triple M over the comments, Hall appeared at the Eudunda Robertstown Football Club in South Australia to give a speech to about 100 people. Hall earlier broke his silence and apologised for the the vile comments he made on live radio about his fellow panellist's heavily pregnant wife.

Barry Hall , who was sacked from his radio commentary gig on Friday night after making a joke “You did it because in your circles it’ s obviously ok to tell jokes like that .” “The fact is , there have Why do you think that is ? It’ s because they spend their entire lives hearing jokes about rape. Hall has since issued an apology for his remark, telling The Sunday Telegraph that the joke was “not a

AFL legend Barry Hall joins the Suns team. Barry Hall at his press conference. . response to AFL star Barry Hall ’ s “inappropriate” comment on live radio — but a shock counter- claim argues the — Meshel Laurie (@ Meshel _ Laurie ) June 30, 2018. Offered to prerecord chat with Barry for use on — Meshel Laurie (@ Meshel _ Laurie ) June 30, 2018. I really hope Barry Hall can find his way to an

'It is not a reflection of who I am or what my views are. I am a proud father and dedicated partner and have nothing but respect for women,' Hall told The Sunday Telegraph.

'I apologise to the Montagna family for any upset I have caused them and wish them all the best with the exciting arrival of their baby.

a couple of people posing for the camera: Hall met his partner while starring on the 2015 series of I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Hall met his partner while starring on the 2015 series of I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here

WHAT DID HALL SAY?

Montagna was asked by a panellist about his wife's 'sweep' procedure, a technique used by medical professionals to try to induce labour.

Leigh Montagna: 'The obstetrician just has a little feel and makes sure she's starting to dilate and puts a couple of fingers up. It's a procedure before birth.'

Barry Hall: 'Joey was a bit disturbed. The doctor was a good looking rooster and around 40 years of age. He did a sweep with his fingers and licked his fingers afterwards. That's disturbing stuff.'

'I also want to thank those for their support and am disappointed that I have been stood down because of this incident.'

'He has an absolute heart of gold': Hi-5 singer Lauren Brant DEFENDS partner Barry Hall's vulgar remarks about a footy star's pregnant wife and claims it was simply 'a throwaway comment'

  'He has an absolute heart of gold': Hi-5 singer Lauren Brant DEFENDS partner Barry Hall's vulgar remarks about a footy star's pregnant wife and claims it was simply 'a throwaway comment' Barry Hall's girlfriend Lauren Brant has come out and defended the former footy player after he made vulgar comments about another player's pregnant wife on live radio. Lauren Brant, former star of children's television show Hi-5, defended her partner saying, 'I want people to know that Barry has an absolute heart of gold.''He is the most adoring partner, loving and proud father, and would never want to offend any person, especially women. I say that as an empowered female myself,' Ms Brant told The Herald Sun.

The Project ’ s Meshel Laurie slams Barry Hall ' s foul on- air comment and claims ' jokes like that ' are ' ok in his circles '. has slammed Barry Halll for making his vulgar on- air comment because in his circles it's 'obviously OK to 'tell jokes like that '. Hall was sacked from Triple M for his inappropriate

The former Sydney Swans Premiership player said he hopes the football community and the wider public can forgive him.

a person posing for the camera: Hall was sacked for comments made to St Kilda great Leigh Montagna about his wife Erinn (pictured)© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Hall was sacked for comments made to St Kilda great Leigh Montagna about his wife Erinn (pictured) His partner and mother of his young child, former Hi-5 star Lauren Brant, was swamped with hateful messages on Instagram following Hall's comments.

But the messages did not stop her speaking out in defence of her boyfriend, saying he has an 'absolute heart of gold'.

Hall made his first public appearance since the comments at the Eudunda Robertson Football Club in South Australia on Saturday night.

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