'Some people in the entertainment industry probably think I started the coronavirus': Last years Gold Logie winner Tom Gleeson (pictured)  joked to Stellar this week about the awards ceremony being cancelled after his controversial win

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‘Some individuals within the leisure trade in all probability assume I began the coronavirus!’ Final years Gold Logie winner Tom Gleeson jokes concerning the awards ceremony being cancelled after his controversial win

Final years Gold Logie winner Tom Glesson has spoken out about this yr’s awards ceremony being cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The 45-year-old joked with Stellar journal this week that he was accountable for the awards not going forward this yr.

‘Some individuals within the leisure trade in all probability assume I began the coronavirus intentionally so there could be no Logies,’ he mentioned.

'Some people in the entertainment industry probably think I started the coronavirus': Last years Gold Logie winner Tom Gleeson (pictured)  joked to Stellar this week about the awards ceremony being cancelled after his controversial win

‘Some individuals within the leisure trade in all probability assume I began the coronavirus’: Final years Gold Logie winner Tom Gleeson (pictured)  joked to Stellar this week concerning the awards ceremony being cancelled after his controversial win

‘I used to be making an attempt to be upbeat about the entire thing earlier than it was cancelled. I feel in these powerful instances positivity is briefly provide,’ he continued.

 The comic sparked controversy in June, final yr he received drunk and advised the entire tv trade to ‘lighten the f**okay up’. 

Along with his nationwide comedy tour being cancelled, the funnyman can subsequent be seen in a stand-up comedy sequence to air on Amazon Prime from April 10.

Scandal: The comedian sparked controversy in June, last year he got drunk and told the whole television industry to 'lighten the f**k up'

Scandal: The comic sparked controversy in June, final yr he received drunk and advised the entire tv trade to ‘lighten the f**okay up’

‘Comedy is escapism and this comedy particular is ideal timing,’ he mentioned.

The sequence may even star a few of Australia’s greatest liked comics together with Judith Lucy and  The Challenge’s Tommy Little.

The Logies ceremony was deliberate to happen on the Gold Coast on Sunday, June 28, earlier than being cancelled.

Not on: The 2020 TV Week Logie Awards ceremony will not go ahead on Sunday, June 28 as planned due to the coronavirus pandemic. Pictured are Gold Logie nominees (L-R) Tom Gleeson, Sam Mac, Eve Morey, Amanda Keller, Rodger Corser and Costa Georgiadis at 2019's event

Not on: The 2020 TV Week Logie Awards ceremony won’t go forward on Sunday, June 28 as deliberate because of the coronavirus pandemic. Pictured are Gold Logie nominees (L-R) Tom Gleeson, Sam Mac, Eve Morey, Amanda Keller, Rodger Corser and Costa Georgiadis at 2019’s occasion 

Nonetheless, the voting will go on, with on-line ballots for fashionable classes slated to start in Could and it seems that various preparations will probably be made to provide winners their awards.

An announcement launched final week by Fiona Connolly, Group Writer at Bauer Media mentioned: ‘We are going to proceed with our nominations announcement and on-line voting marketing campaign and are working with our companions on a TV broadcast various and can advise of these particulars when we’ve them.’ 

The Amazon Unique stand-up comedy specials will probably be launched each week from April 10 on Amazon Prime Video. 

Read more: In this week's Stellar Magazine

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