Sam Newman: Will he really be off-the-leash?
Ahead of the premiere of the revamped Footy Show, Sam Newman revealed to Neil Mitchell what viewers can expect tonight.
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That sook in the last episode:
“It had nothing to do with Eddie,” Sam said.
“It was just a silent protest about where the world is heading.”
Donning a dress to send up the AFL sex scandal
Sam said he wouldn’t be dressing in drag tonight.
“No because it’s not topical any more, I thought it was very appropriate for the week that it happened.”
His ‘hero’ Donald Trump
“Donald Trump is the greatest thing that’s ever happened to America.”
Political correctness in footy
“It’s become a political cauldron to promote every cause, people want to go to the footy to get away from all that.”
“He’ll always be a Brownlow medallist”
“He did nothing wrong, he’s a very good man, he’s very competent with what he does.”
The alleged spat over who sits in which seat
“I think she (Bec Maddern) was a bit unhappy about sitting too close to me.”
Street Talk coming back to the show
“Oh no that’s another casualty of the politically correct age we live in.”