& # 39; A small kerfuffle! & # 39; ABC journalist Leigh Sales explains the situation after she launched a bowl of blueberry YOGHURT to her
- ABC host Leigh Sales has & # 39; kerfuffle & # 39; trivialized during a keynote address in Perth
- She said she & # 39; very good & # 39; was after she threw a ton of yogurt on her
- Selling is publicly praised for her professionalism and sense of humor
ABC presenter Leigh Sales said they are & # 39; all right & # 39; is after someone has thrown yogurt at her while she discussed the traumatic birth of her second son.
The 7:30 hosted a keynote speech at the State Library of Western Australia, in Perth, when someone threw a bowl of blueberry yogurt at her on Sunday.
A man, 49, has been arrested and charged.
& # 39; Oh darling, I just landed from the Perth-Syd flight to a mess about something less important – thanks for the concern, I'm doing very well! & # 39; Sell tweets later on Sunday.
Veteran ABC journalist Leigh Sales was shocked for a moment after a bowl of yogurt was hurled at her when she talked about her complications during delivery at a public event in Perth on Sunday
The experienced journalist had spoken at Disrupted Festival of Ideas when she was attacked just before the alleged perpetrator was quickly taken away by security.
Mrs. Sales quickly regained her calm and continued her speech, laughing from the incident with a light-hearted joke.
& # 39; That was a waste of perfectly good yogurt, I fear, & # 39; she joked.
& # 39; I'm fine. I am happy to continue. If everyone is fine, I am happy to continue, "she said while the audience laughed and applauded her joke.
The experienced journalist was a keynote speaker at the Disrupted Festival of Ideas in Perth
Fans went to Twitter to praise Sales for her professionalism and how she dealt with the situation.
& # 39; My wife was there today and said you were great. Treated it like a trooper, & tweet a man.
A woman added: & # 39; You were cool and calm. Thank you. You were an important part to make this #DisruptedFestival great. & # 39;
Some saw the funny side.
Another added: & # 39; If life hands you lemons and yogurt. & # 39;
The 7:30 am host later tweeted that the disruption was nothing more than a small mess
A man from West Leederville, 49, was accused of frequent violence and would appear in the Perth Magistrates Court on 27 August.
The alleged yogurt pitcher told it later Seven news he did not go to the event with the intention of attacking Sales.
& # 39; She complained a little about the birth and I thought we wouldn't be here if not everyone gave birth, & # 39; he said.
& # 39; I shouldn't have gone in there. I didn't really want to throw it at her. It was just a matter of cuff. & # 39;
The alleged yogurt thrower (photo) had the name of Sales wrong when he later apologized
He also apologized to Sales, but got her name wrong.
& # 39; Sorry Lisa, & # 39; he said before he was corrected by the reporter.
& # 39; Oh … sorry Leigh and apologies for having your name wrong. & # 39;
Sales was in Perth to discuss her new book Any Ordinary Day and her 25-year journalistic journey and her most memorable stories – from cyclones and political upheavals to sporting scandals and crime.
Sales completed its address at the Disrupted Festival in Perth without further incident
The two-time Walkley Award winner said after the siege of the Lindt café in December 2014, where a shooter held 10 customers and eight employees hostage for 16 hours, she would stay awake at night thinking about the people living their lives lost.
& # 39; I found it hard to think that the questions that this tragedy raises, & # 39; she said.
& # 39; Why she, why not me … it must be my turn at some point … when it is my turn when it happens to me. & # 39;
A man has been accused of frequent violence and will appear in Perth Magistrates Court in August
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