& # 39; I had to get an Uber this morning! & # 39; Karl Stefanovic jokes about his infamous Ubergate scandal on 2GB radio – before asking the censor to & # 39; dump the & & # 39;
Karl Stefanovic was embroiled in the & # 39; Ubergate & # 39; scandal last year, when his private conversation with his brother Peter was leaked to the press.
But the deplorable saga has not discouraged the former Today show host from using the ride sharing service.
While appearing on 2 GB Steve Price Show on Tuesday Karl made the light on Ubergate when he remembered his trip to work that morning with the app.
& # 39; I had to get an Uber this morning! & # 39; Karl Stefanovic joked on Tuesday about his infamous Ubergate scandal on the 2 GB radio
& # 39; I recently bought an ute, a HiLux, but it just isn't there yet, and I had to make an Uber work this morning & # 39 ;, he said.
Karl then complained about his journey and added: & # 39; It took about 65 minutes because the driver unfortunately did not know where she was going. & # 39;
& # 39; Were you calling? & # 39; his co-host asked boldly, to which Karl replied: & I see where you are taking this. Can I get one of those dump buttons? & # 39;
He continued: & # 39; used to be on the phone I was actually talking to my brother (Peter), who is in good health with Sky News. & # 39;
Busted: The Ubergate scandal unfolded in March last year, when New Idea magazine obtained a transcription of a private conversation between Peter (left) and Karl Stefanovic (right), in which the brothers frankly discussed their Channel Nine colleagues & # 39; s
The Ubergate scandal unfolded last March, when New Idea magazine obtained a transcript of a private conversation between Peter and Karl Stefanovic, in which the brothers frankly discussed their Channel Nine colleagues & # 39; s.
The conversation was conducted by an Uber driver who listened while his passenger, Peter, spoke loudly to Karl on the loudspeaker.
Reflecting on the May scandal, Peter spoke about his feelings of shame and embarrassment in an interview with the Herald Sun.
& # 39; I was ashamed, I was all ashamed of it because I had problems with my network … I had problems with my wife (Sylvia Jeffreys) and brother (Karl); and I have taken that very hard, & he said.
Furthermore: Peter started his new role at Sky News on July 1, after Nine decided not to renew his contract the previous December
Karl hosted Channel Nine & # 39; s Today show for 13 years between 2005 and 2018, while Peter was an anchor in Weekend Today between 2016 and 2018.
Although Karl is still employed by Channel Nine, he has been remarkably absent from programming in recent months.
Meanwhile, Peter started his new role at Sky News on July 1, after Nine decided not to renew his contract the previous December.
Coming soon! Between 2005 and 2018, Karl hosted Channel Nine & # 39; s Today show for 13 years. After not being on television for six months, he will soon be returning with This Time Next Year
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