"It would have probably have felt worse if I was by myself, but the fact I was with one of the publicists with Ten who had no idea and who was just aghast by the situation —especially [as I was] about to go and do a national radio show, it was a bit of a shock," Preston revealed.
Following the news that they would not return next season, Matt took to his Facebook account with a lengthy post writing: "We were really keen to continue but we were unable to agree to all terms for the new contract."
The Sydney Morning Herald claims that the trio - each on salaries in excess of $1 million - walked after 10 refused to up their pay by more than 40 per cent.
Scandal has rocked George after the Fair Work Commission fined him $200,000 for underpaying 515 staff to the tune of $7.83million between 2011 and 2017.
Staff have been repaid but the scandal lingers with George not only out of his WA tourism gig, but now out of TV as well.
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