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What really happens when the axe falls in the showbiz world? Some of the biggest names in the Australian TV and radio reveal the true tales of how they discovered how they were getting the boot, how they took the news and how they bounced back.

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From the time he first appeared as a writer for the D-Generation, Mick Molloy has been a staple of Australian comedy. He opens up about his many hits, as well as a few misses. And the time tried to get James Packer to enter the Australian Grand Prix with him. Get background stories, pics and more at: https://www.heraldsun.com.au/entertainment/confidential See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
From the start of her career reporting sport for Network 10, Brigitte Duclos blazed a trail for women in the newsroom. It was her time on Triple M, Mix and Gold 104 however that made her a star. She sits down to talk about being dumped from her radio show, her time in the TV spotlight and her post lockdown plans.Go to heraldsun.com.au for background articles and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
He once ruled the airwaves, and was offered Melbourne's first million-dollar FM contract. But Steve Bedwell was ultimately let go before he could say goodbye to his loyal audience. He talks frankly about his time on the air, as well as his life as a bestselling author, standup comedian, his love of the St Kilda footy club and his battle with bipolar disorder.   Need to talk to someone? Don't go it alone. Please reach out for help. Lifeline: 13 11 14 or lifeline.org.au Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636 or beyondblue.org.au Beyond Blue's coronavirus support service: 1800 512 348 or coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800 or kidshelpline.com.au Headspace: 1800 650 890 or headspace.org.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Helen Kapalos is a veteran TV journalist and newsreader. She was a co-anchor for Network 10 with Mal Waldon, but was sacked when the newsroom moved to a solo presenter. She talks about her time in front of the camera, her move into documentary production and her stint as the Victorian multicultural commissioner. Get background stories and much more at: https://www.heraldsun.com.au/entertainment See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Since being let go from a New Zealand paper 58 years ago, Derryn Hinch has been Sacked 16 times. But in between, he's been a top-rating host on TV and radio, won a spot in the senate and undergone life-saving transplant surgery. He sits down to talk about his many  remarkable careers. Get more to the story at https://www.heraldsun.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Virtually from the moment he appeared on Australian television, the former footy ace has been a compelling and controversial figure. And he's seen great highs and great lows on and off the screen. As a long-time panelist for the hit program The Footy Show, Newman garnered both praise and criticism. Now he sits down with Jackie Epstein and Nui Te Koha to talk about life, love and having no regrets. To read articles about the stories and guests from SACKED: Showbiz, see galleries and interactive content take out a subscription at heraldsun.com.au today See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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What really happens when the axe falls in the showbiz world? Some of the biggest names in the Australian TV and radio reveal the true tales of how they discovered how they were getting the boot, how they took the news and how they bounced back. To read articles about the stories and guests from SACKED: Showbiz, see galleries and interactive content take out a subscription at heraldsun.com.au today See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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