In a move that has shocked Australia, Lisa Wilkinson - beloved TV host of the Today Show - announced that she would be abruptly leaving the Channel Nine network in favour of Channel Ten.
After walking away from failed contract negotiations with Channel 9's Today show, Channel 10 were quick to announce they had successfully signed Wilkinson to host The Project.
The Nine pay offer was reportedly up to $200,000 short of Stefanovic’s salary.
Now, the veteran journalist and popular host is set to become the highest paid woman on Australian television, with a salary reported to be in the $2 million range.
Social media users had plenty to say about the hosts abrupt move.