Lisa Wilkinson is pictured giving her Logies speech on Sunday night, where she thanked Brittany Higgins for sharing her story of an alleged sexual assault

Ch 10 WAR over Lisa Wilkinson, ex-colleague slams ‘big head’, Sandra Sully ‘likes’ critical tweet #Logies2022 #Logies

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Longtime Channel 10 colleagues of Lisa Wilkinson have turned on The Mission presenter – one unleashing on her over her ‘large head’ – because the fallout from her now-infamous Logies speech boils over on the TV community. 

Wilkinson’s victory speech about Brittany Higgins led ACT Chief Justice Lucy McCallum to delay the trial of the staffer’s accused rapist, Bruce Lehrmann, for a number of months by way of ‘gritted enamel’. 

That led former long-time Channel 10 climate presenter Tim Bailey to tear into the controversial broadcaster in a brutal tweet final evening, calling her a ‘large head’ and telling her to tug her head in.   

‘Hey Lisa, pull ya head in,’ Bailey mentioned in a now-deleted message. ‘I do know this is likely to be troublesome, as a result of it’s a very large head. However please attempt.’ He added, ‘#LisaWilkinson #Logies2022 #carparkthief’.

Legendary Ten information anchor Sandra Sully additionally appreciated a tweet from showbusiness reporter Peter Ford blasting Wilkinson’s speech. That message mentioned: ‘Such severe penalties from Lisa Wilkinson … if solely she’d caught to mad tales just like the paparazzi who stalked her in Chapel St.’

Regardless of the uproar, there have been indicators Wilkinson was in denial over the results of her actions, with the host liking a tweet from a punter which mentioned Wilkinson’s feedback had ‘nothing to do with the accused. If the courts do not recognise the distinction, they’re a part of the issue.’ 

Lisa Wilkinson is pictured giving her Logies speech on Sunday night, where she thanked Brittany Higgins for sharing her story of an alleged sexual assault

Lisa Wilkinson is pictured giving her Logies speech on Sunday evening, the place she thanked Brittany Higgins for sharing her story of an alleged sexual assault

Former Channel 10 weather presenter Tim Bailey called Lisa Wilkinson a 'big head' in a now deleted tweet

Former Channel 10 climate presenter Tim Bailey known as Lisa Wilkinson a ‘large head’ in a now deleted tweet

Tim Bailey is pictured on November 9, 2017 in Sydney. In a now deleted Twitter post, he told former Channel 10 colleague Lisa Wilkinson to 'pull ya head in'

Tim Bailey is pictured on November 9, 2017 in Sydney. In a now deleted Twitter publish, he instructed former Channel 10 colleague Lisa Wilkinson to ‘pull ya head in’

Nevertheless insiders on the troubled community say workers are internally drawing up battle strains over Wilkinson with many overtly vocal about their frustration over her now-infamous speech on Sunday night. 

Individually, Dawn presenter Natalie Barr expressed disbelief on Dawn on Wednesday morning – saying the Seven Community at all times runs tales by their legal professionals earlier than going to air. 

‘, we’ve got our personal legal professionals, we regularly seek the advice of them earlier than we put a narrative to air, would this have been the case the place Channel 10’s legal professionals ought to have stepped in and lawyered this speech?’   

Higgins’ accused rapist Bruce Lehrmann was granted a short lived keep within the ACT Supreme Courtroom on Monday, after his lawyer mentioned a jury trial can be ‘untenable’ following the reporting of Wilkinson’s speech. 

Chief Justice McCallum instructed the ACT Supreme Courtroom that latest media publicity had prejudged Lehrmann’s proper to a good trial.

‘The case has accordingly attracted a stage of consideration within the media … that whereas not unprecedented, is actually excessive,’ she mentioned on Tuesday.

‘In depth media reporting of alleged legal conduct will not be mischievous in itself.

‘What’s a possible mischief is media reporting of such points in such a approach … it impacts the legal case.’ 

Justice McCallum says whereas jurors might be given instructions to mitigate prejudice, this case was completely different with Wilkinson being a key witness.

Natalie Barr (pictured left with her Sunrise colleague David Koch) had a go at Lisa Wilkinson and rival network Channel 10 on Wednesday morning

Natalie Barr (pictured left together with her Dawn colleague David Koch) had a go at Lisa Wilkinson and rival community Channel 10 on Wednesday morning

No date has been set for the trial, however the choose mentioned she needs the trial to be held this 12 months, with an October itemizing in all probability offering sufficient time for publicity to dissipate.

Earlier, Justice McCallum slammed Ms Wilkinson’s speech, saying the road between an allegation and the discovering of guilt was ‘utterly obliterated’ by her Logies speech. 

Wilkinson gained a Logie for her reporting on Ms Higgins’ declare that she was raped in Parliament Home. 

Bruce Lehrmann, charged with sexual activity with out consent, has pleaded not responsible to assaulting Ms Higgins. 

TV presenter Lisa Wilkinson (left) is pictured with former political staffer Brittany Higgins (right)

TV presenter Lisa Wilkinson (left) is pictured with former political staffer Brittany Higgins (proper) 

‘Your honour, this speech didn’t must be made,’ Lehrmann’s barrister Steve Whybrow mentioned. 

Earlier on Tuesday, Whybrow launched the keep software following Wilkinson’s speech.

Mr Whybrow mentioned a short lived keep – basically, a delay – was the one recourse to permit for a good trial so ‘opposed publicity can dissipate’.

‘It is untenable in my submission for a trial to be held beneath these circumstances presently,’ he mentioned. 

Justice McCallum slammed the media over its reporting of Wilkinson’s speech. 

‘What issues me most about this latest spherical is that the excellence between an allegation and a discovering of guilt has been utterly obliterated …  on Sunday and Monday,’ she mentioned. 

‘The implicit premise of (Wilkinson’s speech) is to have a good time the truthfulness of the story she uncovered.’ 

She added that Ms Higgins’ allegation had been bundled collectively within the minds of the general public with the work of former Australian of the 12 months Grace Tame, regardless of a person having been convicted in Ms Tame’s case. 

‘Grace Tame was speaking about her expertise after the person had been convicted and served a sentence of imprisonment,’ Justice McCallum mentioned.

Bruce Lehrmann (pictured), is charged with sexual intercourse without consent. He has pleaded not guilty to assaulting Brittany Higgins at Parliament House in Canberra

Bruce Lehrmann (pictured), is charged with sexual activity with out consent. He has pleaded not responsible to assaulting Brittany Higgins at Parliament Home in Canberra

‘(Ms Tame’s) essential contribution to the authorized panorama was to say ‘the jury is aware of what he did, the general public is aware of what he did, however I can not discuss it due to the regulation that prohibits me outing myself’.

‘Miss Higgins is handled as being in the identical class. And she or he’s not,’ the choose mentioned.

‘For the time being, she will not be in that class. That is what actually troubles me in regards to the final spherical.’

The Crown had opposed the momentary keep, arguing the applying didn’t define a big sufficient threat to the jury that could not be overcome by orders made by the choose.

Former political staffer Brittany Higgins (pictured front) speaks to the media as she leaves the Commonwealth Parliamentary Offices after meeting with then prime minister Scott Morrison in Sydney on Friday, April 30, 2021

Former political staffer Brittany Higgins (pictured entrance) speaks to the media as she leaves the Commonwealth Parliamentary Places of work after assembly with then prime minister Scott Morrison in Sydney on Friday, April 30, 2021

‘The take a look at most apt … is an actual and substantial threat that regardless of endeavours by the trial choose there will likely be members of the jury that may have prejudged guilt maybe unaware and that can’t be remedied,’ ACT Director of Public Prosecutions Shane Drumgold instructed the courtroom.

‘We settle for there’s a vital change however the software restricted to what it’s restricted to doesn’t give rise to a short lived keep.’

The Supreme Courtroom was instructed Wilkinson can be known as as a witness on the trial.

On Monday, Mr Drumgold mentioned the Logies speech was a ‘regurgitation’ of emotion, making the purpose that Ms Wilkinson had mentioned related issues beforehand.

Justice McCallum mentioned, in abstract, Ms Wilkinson’s speech amounted to saying: ‘Not solely do I consider her, however she’s courageous and extraordinary and she or he’s a very powerful factor that is ever occurred to me and I am happy with bringing ahead her allegation …

Justice Lucy McCallum said the public has conflated the case of Brittany Higgins (right) with the work of former Australian of the Year Grace Tame (left), despite a man having been convicted in Ms Tame's case

Justice Lucy McCallum mentioned the general public has conflated the case of Brittany Higgins (proper) with the work of former Australian of the 12 months Grace Tame (left), regardless of a person having been convicted in Ms Tame’s case

‘We all know that the accused has given a recorded interview by which he denies any sexual exercise occurred,’ she mentioned. 

A earlier keep software was dismissed by Justice McCallum in April, when she mentioned she wasn’t persuaded instructions given to the jury could not alleviate issues of prejudice in opposition to Lehrmann.

Mr Drumgold argued the second software constituted ‘a re-agitation of that order’.

The case was initially resulting from start on June 6 however was delayed till June 27 after Lehrmann’s barrister pulled out days earlier than the trial.