Late nights appeal to Eddie
GET set for a full force diva turn from My Kitchen Rules favourite — but fear not, his TV stardom has not gone to his head.
Rather, he has been cast as an “arrogant French chef” in the film The BBQ, which starts filming in the north-east Victorian town of Mitta this week.
No stranger to a headline, Manu mused about his 2016 ice cream drama last week.
He fronted a campaign for Magnum ice creams which encouraged pleasure seekers to take a bite, and the saucy ad was investigated by the Advertising Standards Board.
Manu said he had been the victim of a viewer who interpreted the ad the wrong way.
“It was not controversial. Someone made it controversial,” he said.
“The ad itself was about an ice cream and someone had a dirty mind.’’
has flagged interest in hosting a late-night talk show.
McGuire hosts Millionaire Host Seat for Channel 9 and is involved with Fox Footy, but is keen on a chat show.
“I do an early-morning show every morning for three hours on Triple M’s Hot Breakfast, so that in many ways sates that part of what I love to do, which is entertain and interview,’’ he said.
“Eventually, if talk and variety shows come into play it would be an obvious place that would be a good area to play in again.” has honoured her mother, as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month begins. Peacock spoke of “the pain, the torture, the nightmare” of the disease at the Teal Ribbon Lunch at Crown.
“I am the daughter of a most wonderful mother, a most wonderful grandmother, whose life was taken by this vicious, shocking and devastating cancer,’’ she said.
The cancer’s “brutal” statistics “do not help you stay positive”, she said.