Lisa Wilkinson says what she really thinks about Karl’s return to Today

Lets just say she was VERY surprised
Loading the player...

There working relationship was famously spikey towards the end of their time together on the Today show, but Lisa Wilkinson is insisting that there were no hard feelings between herself and Karl Stefanovic when she made the move to Channel Ten’s The Project last year.

WATCH: Lisa Wilkinson denies any ‘bad blood’ between her and Karl Stefanovic

Speaking to Hit105’s Stav, Abby and Matt, Lisa, 59, said there was never any tension between the pair and the only reason they rarely saw each other outside of work was because Karl is disorganised.

“Oh god there was no falling out,” she explained.

(Credit: Instagram)

“Karl and I still text each other and we still see each other from time to time, but he is hopeless at catching up.
“He’ll say lets have dinner on Saturday night and then you don’t hear from him again, so Karl I’m still waiting for dinner,” she joked.

The veteran TV journalist also said she was taken aback when it was announced that Karl would be returning to Today next year.

“Look I was surprised because he now knows what it’s like to sleep past that 3am alarm, but he clearly feels like there is some unfinished business so I can’t wish those guys anything but luck,” she said.

“They’ve have obviously had a tough couple of years [and] I wish them well, when you know the pain of that 3am alarm and you are still prepared to do the hard yards I wish them luck.”

Earlier this month it was confirmed that Karl would be returning to Today with Allison Langdon by his side.

(Credit: Instagram)

“I am as shocked about this as everyone else,” he told The Sydney Morning Herald.

“It’s not something I thought would ever come up again. I thought my time was up, but then, when I was sounded out about it, it got me thinking. It’s a big job with enormous pressures and I know only too well some of those pitfalls, but it is also without question the best live TV job in Australia.”

Related stories