September 29, 2010 in news
I’m sure you’ve heard by now that Sarah Murdoch, host of Australia’s Next Top Model, accidentally said the wrong model’s name when she was reading out the winner last night. Oops!
It would be so easy to insert a blonde/model/yo-mama joke in here but the look of absolute devastation and embarrassment on her face make me just want to give her a hug and tell her it’ll all be fine.
And apparently it will be fine – ANTM gets a whole lot of extra publicity (prompting some to suggest it was a publicity stunt), Harper’s Bazaar has decided to print both girls’ covers for their November issue, and Foxtel is said to be compensating runner-up Kelsey by awarding her $25,000 and a trip to New York to make up for the error.
It makes me feel a wee bit sick when I watch it but if you want to experience the awkward moment for yourself, you can watch it below (apologies for the poor quality).
So, congratulations to Kelsey. I mean Amanda. Congratulations Amanda!