Today, the entertainment journalist, Richard "Dickie" Wilkins, sent the fans into a frenzy after posing in a rather uncomfortable image with Lily Allen after his informal interview.
The personality of Channel Nine shared a photograph of him engaging in a contactless embrace with the 33-year-old singer on Instagram on Tuesday.
In the image, Richard is seen raising his hand on the shoulder of the British singer, which caused that the fanatics indicated the strange movement.
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& # 39; That's not creepy at all! & # 39; Fans get into a frenzy over Richard Wilkins (right) uncomfortable & hand poking & # 39; while posing for a photo with Lily Allen (left) after her segment of Today
& # 39; Good flight hand! & # 39; a fan commented jokingly.
Even Richards' socialite son, Christian, got involved in the conversation and called the hug "spooky."
& # 39; That flying hand is not creepy TO ALL RIGHTS (now)! & # 39; Christian wrote.
& # 39; Good flight hand! & # 39; Richard's rather uncomfortable move caused fans to take Instagram on Tuesday
& # 39; That flying hand is not creepy TO ALL RIGHTS (now)! & # 39; Even Richards' socialite son, Christian, got involved in the conversation and called the hug "chilling"
& # 39; Your hand on the back of your shoulder shows what gentleman you are Richard & # 39 ;: Meanwhile, a user believed that the gesture was an honorable act
"I was probably thinking … should I … should not … I'll go halfway and suspend the flight"? One fan wrote in response to Christian's comment.
Meanwhile, a user believed the gesture was an honorable act, and shared: "Your hand on the back of your shoulder shows that you are a gentleman, Richard."
The fans continued speculating in joke about the clumsy gesture of the high profile presenters.
"The old arm without touching the trick," wrote one user.
While another fan wrote: "It does not look like a real hand".
"The old arm without touching the trick": the fans continued speculating in joke about the clumsy gesture of the high profile presenters.
Meanwhile, Lily has been a fixture in the headlines for the past week, after admitting she had sex with escorts during the breakup of her marriage to Sam Cooper.
However, Richard seemed to avoid talking about this part of Lily's life on Wednesday morning during her prerecorded interview on the Channel Nine show, instead of asking about "safer" topics. like motherhood and his musical career.
While Lily briefly referred to her divorce from Sam, Lily's experience with the companions during the brief television breakfast interview was not mentioned.
Too shy, Dickie? On Wednesday morning, Richard Wilkins (right) of Today appeared to avoid questions about the experience (left) of Lily Allen with female companions … while his rivals Sunrise and The Project addressed the issue directly
Lily shares two daughters, Marnie Rose, five and Ethel, six, with her ex-husband, whom she divorced in 2016.
When asked about how motherhood affected her life, Lily admitted that she "changed everything," but joked that the collapse of her marriage has facilitated the care of children.
& # 39; Divorce is very useful because we share custody. We do a week and a week off, "explained Lily.
Creation of headlines: Lily admitted that she hired female escorts after the failure of her marriage with Sam Cooper (pictured in 2011)
The Sorry hitmaker added that the experience was "difficult", however, saying: "My parents divorced when I was 4. Really, I really did not want that to be what happened in my life."
The Today interview was remarkably "softer" compared to his conversation with Sunrise the same morning, in which Samantha Armytage asked directly about the reports.
In The Project, on Tuesday night, Lily also did not stay out of the issue and explained that she used same-sex encounters as "a way out".
"It was more over a period of time that I felt incredibly alone and almost unconscious," Lily said on the Network Ten show.
"I was looking for something, looking for a way out. It's not really a salacious sex story, it's more about hotel rooms and being alone and being far away from my children and my husband."
Also touching the topic: on Tuesday night, The Project, the star of Hard Out Here also did not avoid the subject, and explained that he used the encounters between people of the same sex as "a way out & # 39 ;.