ABC breakfast host Tony Armstrong addresses rumours that he’ll develop into the subsequent Bachelor
Rumours have been swirling that Tony Armstrong goes to be the subsequent star of The Bachelor.
However on Tuesday, the AFL player-turned-ABC Information Breakfast sports activities presenter denied claims he was going to seem on the courting present.
‘They [producers] might need obtained onto my administration nevertheless it by no means obtained to me,’ Tony instructed the Herald Solar on the 2022 Logie Awards.
ABC breakfast host Tony Armstrong has addressed rumours he’ll develop into the subsequent Bachelor
‘I get anxiousness simply strolling down right here [the Logies red carpet] so I can not think about courting on TV.’
Tony has for a number of months been one of many bookies’ favourites at hand out roses as the subsequent Bachelor.
Hypothesis went into overdrive when the TV host introduced he was taking time without work work for an unspecified venture in Might.
The AFL player-turned-ABC Information Breakfast sports activities presenter denied claims he was going to seem on the courting present
Whereas he did not reveal his plans for the break, his co-anchor Rowland made a telling comment about Armstrong’s thoughts being elsewhere throughout his final day at work.
‘We have given Tony a break from presenting his last sports activities report as a result of your thoughts is beginning to flip… elsewhere as you end your shift right now,’ he mentioned.
Selecting his phrases rigorously, Armstrong replied: ‘It is, er… I am, er, taking a number of weeks off the Information Brekky sofa. The good Catherine Murphy can be filling in for me.’
‘I get anxiousness simply strolling down right here [the Logies red carpet] so I can not think about courting on TV,’ he mentioned
The ABC has a protracted historical past of sharing expertise with Channel 10, with the likes of Todd Sampson and Waleed Aly making packages for each networks.
Armstrong can be no stranger to the business broadcaster, having appeared on present affairs present The Venture a number of instances prior to now.
Followers and commentators, together with gossip columnist Richard Reid, have lengthy mentioned the charismatic ex-footy participant can be good for the position.
Casting for The Bachelor’s tenth season started in January, with ‘single men and women between the ages of 21 and 50’ invited to use.
Tony has for a number of months been one of many bookies’ favourites at hand out roses as the subsequent Bachelor