Is Kerri-Anne Kennerley about to get the sack from Ten after controversial comments?

Insiders claim that it might be the end of KAK.
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She’s no stranger to controversy, but Ten insiders claim that Kerri-Anne Kennerley might have gone too far this time with her comments about running over climate change protesters.

A source told New Idea: “KAK won’t be back on Studio Ten after today’s incident. Sarah Harris has all the power and made the final call.”

WATCH: KAK’s controversial comments about protesters on Studio 10

It comes after KAK suggested motorists should “use [Extinction Rebellion protesters] as a speed bump” after they disrupted traffic and services across the country.

KAK making the comments about protesters on Ten
KAK making the comments about protesters on Ten (Credit: Ten)

“Personally, I would leave them all super glued to wherever they do it,” she said.

“The guy hanging from the Story Bridge. Why send emergency services? Leave him there until he gets himself out. No emergency services should help them, nobody should do anything, and you just put little witches hats around them, or use them as a speed bump.”

Possible seeing the err in her ways, in particular after the Yumi Stynes controversy in January, she followed it up with: “Oh, we’re going to get into trouble! Is that wrong?”

“Put them in jail, forget to feed them. Some of the aged care homes around Australia, that would really sort them out,” she also said.

“Sarah Harris has all the power and made the final call,” the insider said. (Credit: Ten)

Appearing on Ben Fordham’s 2GB show, KAK stood by her comments.

“I don’t want to incite violence but I am not sorry I said it … I won’t apologise for how I feel,” she said.

She claimed that Ten did not ask her to make an apology, but they did contact her to read her the statement that they issued to media shortly after the show.

“You do get savaged but I am one of the lucky ones because I don’t read Twitter, Facebook [I don’t have] social media,” she said.

It’s just as well, as the response to KAK on Twitter was cutthroat.

In January, KAK was labelled a racist by Studio 10 panellist Yumi Stynes for her comments regarding Australia Day. 

The vetern TV host started the segment by calling out the protesters, saying: “OK, the 5,000 people who went through the streets making their points known, saying how inappropriate the day is… has any single one of those people been out to the Outback, where children, babies, five-year-olds, are being raped?”

Yumi called out KAK’s comment, saying: “That is not even faintly true, Kerri-Anne.

“You’re sounding quite racist right now.”

Kerri-Anne Kennerley has been asked for comment.

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