Lisa Wilkinson (pictured) was warned four days before the Logies that the speech she planned to give if she won could lead to dangerous territory

Why Lisa Wilkinson DIDN’T think she would give speech at Logies, but knew she was treading in danger #Logies2022 #Logies

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4 days earlier than the Logies, Lisa Wilkinson was pretty positive she would by no means ship her now infamous speech that resulted in a excessive profile rape trial being postponed indefinitely. 

‘I do not assume I’ll get it as a result of it’s managed by a rival community,’ she instructed Shane Drumgold, the ACT’s Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on June 15.

The Challenge host was assembly Mr Drumgold to debate her proof on the upcoming trial of Bruce Lehrmann, who has been charged with the alleged rape of former political staffer Brittany Higgins in Parliament Home in Canberra. 

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

Lisa Wilkinson (pictured) was warned four days before the Logies that the speech she planned to give if she won could lead to dangerous territory

Lisa Wilkinson (pictured) was warned 4 days earlier than the Logies that the speech she deliberate to present if she gained might result in harmful territory

In his notes of the assembly, Mr Drumgold recorded that ‘At conclusion Lisa was requested if she had any questions.’

She instructed him she was nominated for a Logie for her interview on Channel 10 with Brittany Higgins, however did not assume she would win because the awards have been managed by Channel 9.

She did not solely rule out her probability of getting the award, although. ‘I’ve, nevertheless, ready a speech in case,’ she instructed Mr Drumgold. 

Wilkinson then learn the primary line of her speech however was stopped by the DPP who mentioned ‘We aren’t speech editors.

‘We now have no energy to approve or prohibit any public remark that’s the function of the court docket.’

Mr Drumgold did, nevertheless, advise, that Lehrmann’s authorized group ‘can reinstitute a keep utility within the occasion of publicity’ associated to the speech. 

The defence attorneys had made a earlier, unsuccessful, utility for a keep – primarily a postponement of a trial.  

Wilkinson did win the Logie, did give her speech and, two days later, the defence was profitable in in search of a keep. 

Chief Justice Lucy McCallum was scathing in her response to what Wilkinson did, saying the road between an allegation and the discovering of guilt was ‘fully obliterated’ by her Logies speech.

Lisa Wilkinson's (pictured left) Logies speech comments about Brittany Higgins (pictured right) led to the trial of Ms Higgins' alleged rapist being postponed indefinitely

Lisa Wilkinson’s (pictured left) Logies speech feedback about Brittany Higgins (pictured proper) led to the trial of Ms Higgins’ alleged rapist being postponed indefinitely 

Brittany Higgins (right) is pictured with her partner David Sharaz on board an aeroplane

Brittany Higgins (proper) is pictured along with her accomplice David Sharaz on board an aeroplane

‘However that clear and acceptable warning, upon receiving the award, Ms Wilkinson gave a speech during which she overtly referred to and praised the complainant (Ms Higgins) within the current trial. 

‘Unsurprisingly, the award and the content material of the speech have been the topic of additional intensive commentary,’ she mentioned. 

Justice McCallum mentioned Ms Higgins’ case had ‘attracted a stage of consideration within the media … that whereas not unprecedented, is definitely excessive …

‘In depth media reporting of alleged legal conduct just isn’t mischievous in itself.

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

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

The trial of Lehrmann, which was supposed to start out on Monday, has now been postponed indefinitely by Justice McCallum.

She is ready for what defence barrister Steve Whybrow known as ‘opposed publicity (to) dissipate’.

No date has been set for the trial, however Justice McCallum mentioned she needs it to be held this yr, with an October itemizing in all probability offering sufficient time for publicity to in regards to the case to die down. 

Each day Mail Australia has contacted Channel 9 in search of touch upon Wilkinson’s perception that she would not win a Logie ‘as a result of it’s managed by a rival community’.

Regardless of Wilkinson’s remarks, the awards are run by TV Week journal, nevertheless, 9 broadcasts the award present. 

Lisa Wilkinson (right) is pictured with her husband, journalist and author Peter FitzSimons

Lisa Wilkinson (proper) is pictured along with her husband, journalist and writer Peter FitzSimons

Regardless of Wilkinson’s fears that she would miss out on a Logie as a result of Channel 9 runs the awards, she was removed from the one winner not working for 9. 

Man Pearce and Anna Torv gained the most well-liked actor and actress awards for ABC packages Jack Irish and The Newsreader, respectively.

One other ABC character, Tony Armstrong, gained the most well-liked new expertise award.

Lisa Wilkinson is pictured at the Logie Awards on June 19, 2022. The winner's speech she delivered resulted in a rape trial being postponed indefinitely

Lisa Wilkinson is pictured on the Logie Awards on June 19, 2022. The winner’s speech she delivered resulted in a rape trial being postponed indefinitely

Channel Seven’s Dwelling and Away gained the drama award, whereas The Challenge, the present Wilkinson co-hosts of Channel 10, gained the most well-liked panel or present affairs program.

Channel 9 did, nevertheless, take out the highest two awards, the Gold Logie for hottest character and the Bert Newton award for hottest presenter.

Each went to Hamish Blake for Lego Masters Australia.