Tom Gleeson pours fuel on feud with Kerri-Anne Kennerley
ABC comedian Tom Gleeson has reignited his feud with Studio 10’s Kerri-Anne Kennerley a year after she called him a “wimp” for not showing up to his scheduled Studio 10 interview after his Gold Logie win.
Gleeson, 45, jokingly compared the 66-year-old to a “hungry python” while hosting his game show The Hard Quiz on Wednesday night.
He fired questions at contestant Darren and footage of a snake flashed up on the screen as Gleeson asked Darren as to how snakes digest food.
“The left and right side of a python's lower jaw can move independently, allowing them to drag food down their throats through a process known as the what walk?” Tom asked.
Darren struggled to answer, and Gleeson took advantage of the awkward silence.
“It's like watching Kerri-Anne eat dinner!” he exclaimed, much to the delight of his fans.
Kerri-Anne has been vocal about her disapproval of Gleeson’s joke campaign, after he joked it was a “victory for quiet Australians”.
She was putting mock quotations marks around words as she blasted Gleeson for not showing up to the interview.
“He has turned into 'Gold Logie winner Tom'. 'Wimp Tom'. You're supposed to be here!” Kerri-Anne exclaimed during the Studio 10 broadcast
“You’ve turned into a winner now. And now you're a wimp, you're far too good for us little people, Tom,” she added.
“I'm so disappointed. You wanted a hard chat? I could give you a hard chat,” she joked, making a reference to the popular ABC quiz show.
This article originally appeared on Over60.