Tensions appear to be running high between former Today co-hosts Lisa Wilkinson (pictured) and Karl Stefanovic following his revealing explosive memoir

Logie Awards 2022: Lisa Wilkinson “was taken away from Karl Stefanovic”

Lisa Wilkinson ‘was pushed away from Karl Stefanovic’ at Logie Awards as organizers made sure they weren’t sitting next to each other

Tensions appear to be running high between former Today co-hosts Lisa Wilkinson and Karl Stefanovic following his explosive reveal memoir.

The breakfast TV colleagues, who had become rivals, had to be seated far from each other at the Logie Award Sunday night reports The Australian.

“Care was taken with the seating arrangement to ensure that Wilkinson was far enough away from Stefanovic,” according to the newspaper’s Media Diary.

The breakfast TV colleagues turned rivals had to be seated far apart at the Logie Awards on Sunday night, reports The Australian.  (Photo: Karl Stefanovic)

Tensions appear to be running high between former Today co-hosts Lisa Wilkinson (left) and Karl Stefanovic (right) following his explosive tell-all memoir. Colleagues turned rivals had to be seated far apart at the Logies on Sunday, reports The Australian

Wilkinson was seated at the Channel 10 table in the second row, while Stefanovic was at the front of the room at the Nine table.

Tensions escalated between the two late last year when Wilkinson released his memoir, It Wasn’t Meant to Be Like This.

His book included a chapter devoted to his dismissal from Channel Nine and his falling out with Stefanovic over a pay dispute.

“Care was taken with the seating arrangement to ensure that Wilkinson was far enough away from Stefanovic,” according to the newspaper’s media report.

Tensions escalated between the pair late last year when Wilkinson released his memoir, It Wasn't Meant to Be Like This

Tensions escalated between the pair late last year when Wilkinson released his memoir, It Wasn’t Meant to Be Like This

She claims her co-host played rival networks Nine and Seven against each other in order to get a better deal for himself, while she was left in the dust.

“Weeks later…the media was inundated with stories of Stefanovic being restless at Today and looking for greener pastures – and more civilized working hours – at Channel Seven,” she wrote. .

Stefanovic soon became the center of a bidding war between Nine and Seven that resulted in him re-signing Nine to a five-year contract worth at least $2 million a year.

Wilkinson quit the Today show in October 2017 after a dispute over the gender pay gap.  Nine was

Wilkinson quit the Today show in October 2017 after a dispute over the gender pay gap. Nine was ‘unable to live up to his expectations’ after demanding a salary equal to that of Stefanovic, according to reports at the time. (Photos together on the Today show)

Wilkinson’s deal was worth much less, around $780,000 a year, and was only for two years.

She was reportedly pushed out by Nine executives in 2017.

In January 2018, she joined Channel 10 in a multi-million dollar deal to host The Sunday Project.

Since joining The Sunday Project, Wilkinson has landed interviews with Kim Kardashian, Kylie Minogue and Bradley Cooper.

Although they work for rival networks, Wilkinson and Stefanovic appeared to be on good terms when they attended an event announcing Logie's nominees on the Gold Coast last month.

Although they work for rival networks, Wilkinson and Stefanovic appeared to be on good terms when they attended an event announcing Logie’s nominees on the Gold Coast last month.

Although they work for rival networks, Wilkinson and Stefanovic appeared to be on good terms when they attended an event announcing the Logie 2022 nominees on the Gold Coast last month.

They looked friendly when they were seen in public together for the first time since her memoir was published.

Talk to The Daily Telegraph at the time, Wilkinson said, “It was nice to see Karl and a reminder for both of us of the many great years we had together.”

Speaking to The Daily Telegraph at the time, Wilkinson said:

Speaking to The Daily Telegraph at the time, Wilkinson said: ‘It was lovely to see Karl and a reminder for both of us of the many great years we’ve had together’

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