'It feels wrong and self-indulgent in these times': Grant Denyer has called for this year's Logie Awards to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Pictured on July 1, 2018

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‘It feels unsuitable and self-indulgent in these occasions’: Grant Denyer requires the Logie Awards to be CANCELLED due to the coronavirus pandemic

Grant Denyer has known as for this 12 months’s Logie Awards to be postponed as a result of coronavirus pandemic.

The ceremony is normally held on the Gold Coast in late June or early July, by which era COVID-19 will most probably nonetheless be a public well being concern. 

The Dancing with the Stars host stated that going forward with the TV trade’s evening of nights can be ‘self-indulgent’ and pointless. 

'It feels wrong and self-indulgent in these times': Grant Denyer has called for this year's Logie Awards to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Pictured on July 1, 2018

‘It feels unsuitable and self-indulgent in these occasions’: Grant Denyer has known as for this 12 months’s Logie Awards to be postponed as a result of coronavirus pandemic. Pictured on July 1, 2018

‘It feels unsuitable and self-indulgent in these occasions for the trade to pat itself on the again,’ he informed the Herald Solar on Wednesday.

‘I hope they pause the occasion, both delay it in a significant manner, or put it off for a 12 months. Nonetheless, as Amanda Keller’s marketing campaign supervisor, I actually need to see it return in some unspecified time in the future.’

This 12 months’s occasion is scheduled for June 28, and organisers are but to make a proper announcement as as to if it can go forward.

Grant, 42, famously took residence the Gold Logie in 2018.

Having his say: The Dancing with the Stars host said that going ahead with the TV industry's night of nights would be 'self-indulgent' and unnecessary

Having his say: The Dancing with the Stars host stated that going forward with the TV trade’s evening of nights can be ‘self-indulgent’ and pointless

It comes after viewers blasted DWTS final week after the contestants ignored social distancing restrictions designed to restrict the unfold of coronavirus. 

Whereas this system is now not being filmed in entrance of a reside viewers, the present’s format forces its rivals to bodily work together with their dance companions.

‘@DancingOn10, I did not realise that being a celeb was an antidote for the coronavirus,’ one particular person tweeted. 

Quality time: When father-of-two Grant is not in Melbourne hosting DWTS, he is practising social distancing with his family at their rural property outside of Bathurst, NSW

High quality time: When father-of-two Grant shouldn’t be in Melbourne internet hosting DWTS, he’s practising social distancing together with his household at their rural property outdoors of Bathurst, NSW

Channel 10 is now planning to wrap up the competitors this Sunday, per week sooner than scheduled, as a security measure for the forged and crew. 

When father-of-two Grant shouldn’t be in Melbourne internet hosting DWTS, he’s practising social distancing together with his household at their rural property outdoors of Bathurst, NSW.

As of Friday morning, there are 2,996 confirmed circumstances of coronavirus in Australia, together with 13 deaths. 

Pandemic: As of Friday morning, there are 2,996 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Australia, including 13 deaths

Pandemic: As of Friday morning, there are 2,996 confirmed circumstances of coronavirus in Australia, together with 13 deaths