ABC Information Breakfast Tony Armstrong was lacking in motion for a number of hours after profitable a Silver Logie at Sunday night time’s TV Week Logie Awards.
The 32-year-old spent all night time partying and failed to indicate up for work on Monday after scooping the Graham Kennedy Logie Award for Most Fashionable New Expertise.
ABC Queensland reporter Michael Rennie was tasked with monitoring down Tony on the Gold Coast and ultimately found him simply earlier than 7am.
‘I am searching for him, looking for him. Have not been capable of finding him but,’ Michael informed viewers whereas standing in entrance of Tony’s resort.
‘We’re trying across the resort the place he is staying. No signal of him but. Been on the telephone a number of occasions. No reply! However I am positive we’re getting nearer to monitoring Tony down. I believe we’d discover him by the top of this hour, hopefully,’ he added.
After looking for Tony for hours, Michael was ultimately in a position to monitor him down enjoyable exterior with celeb gardener Costa Georgiadis.
On Monday morning, ABC Information Breakfast captured the second Tony Armstrong (proper) was found after he went lacking following Sunday night time’s TV Week Logie Awards. He was discovered by ABC reporter Michael Rennie (left)
‘I discovered him, he is over right here!’ Michael declared, striding in direction of Tony and giving him a handshake.
Tony regarded reasonably exhausted after an extended night time of partying, sporting a scruffy hairdo, reddened eyes and a hoarse voice.
The star sported a inexperienced hoodie and clutched his Logie statuette.
‘Lots of people have been after a fast rise this morning however I could not fairly rise up within the 7 o’clock hour. However [I] managed to quickly rise within the 8:00 and right here we’re,’ he smiled
‘Hey guys, I am unable to hear you again within the studio however thanks a lot for all of the help that you simply gave me alongside the best way,’ Tony informed the cameras.
He went on to confess he was feeling fairly dusty and had struggled to rise up within the morning.
‘Lots of people have been after a fast rise this morning however I could not fairly rise up within the 7 o’clock hour. However [I] managed to quickly rise within the 8:00 and right here we’re,’ he smiled.
It got here after Tony hit again at on-line trolls who slammed him for delivering a Welcome to Nation on the Logies
When requested to share any gossip from the Logies, he merely replied: Oh, simply had a few chats with a few folks.’
‘And positively not feeling in any respect below the climate,’ he added sarcastically.
It got here after Tony hit again at on-line trolls who slammed him for delivering a Welcome to Nation on the Logies.
Armstrong went on to win the Graham Kennedy Award for Most Fashionable New Expertise
Tony star acknowledged the standard homeowners of the land whereas presenting with 2022 Australian of the Yr Dylan Alcott on the pink carpet occasion on Sunday night time.
His speech rapidly drew backlash with social media customers accusing the proud Barranbinya man of ‘going woke’ and ‘advantage signalling’.
‘Acknowledgement of nation is advantage signalling that does nothing to additional the wellbeing of indigenous folks in Australia,’ one individual wrote on Twitter. ‘Specifically to a room of coke sniffing elites. It is time we drop this nonsense.’
Tony is pictured with Rove McManus (left) and Dylan Alcott (proper) throughout the Logie Awards ceremony on Sunday night time
Armstrong returned fireplace and shut down his haters with a blunt and apt response.
‘Shut up bro,’ he wrote. ‘I am a blackfulla and I’m obligation certain to respect the land I am on.’
His remark sparked an outpouring of help from followers who swooped in to defend him and commend the previous AFL participant for delivering the Welcome to Nation.
‘Dont let him shake you you’re in the beginning of the highest of your recreation continue to grow previous this level lot higher issues to do together with your superior vitality up and past,’ one wrote.
One other added: ‘It is his award, He received it. He can say no matter he desires. Do not prefer it? You win an award. You may say no matter you need. Easy actually.’
His speech rapidly drew backlash with social media customers accusing the proud Barranbinya man of ‘going woke ‘ and ‘advantage signalling’
Armstrong went on to win the Graham Kennedy Award for Most Fashionable New Expertise.
He made an emotional acceptance speech thanking his mom for her unflagging help all through his profession.
‘The previous cheese, my mum, she is a celebrity, has completed every little thing for me and has been a celebrity and I might not be up right here with out her so a giant because of her and please give her a clap, she’s going to find it irresistible again residence,’ he stated.
The TV Week Logies Awards ended with a bang, with the Gold Logie Award for Most Fashionable Character on Australian Tv going to comic Hamish Blake, who gave a transferring speech as he accepted the coveted statuette for the second time.
Armstrong made an emotional acceptance speech thanking his mom for her unflagging help all through his profession