David Penberthy blasts “idiot” fellow FIVEaa host Andrew Reimer
FIVEaa Adelaide Breakfast host David Penberthy has lashed out Andrew Reimer who hosts Weekend Nights, over an interview with controversial right-wing Queensland Senator Fraser Anning.
Senator Anning was in the news this week for using taxpayer money to fund a trip to a rally in Victoria which saw far right and anti-fascist protestors face off at St Kilda beach.
Reimer then aired an interview with the Senator, allowing him to respond to criticism over his decision to attend the rally, and Penberthy took aim at his colleague on Twitter.
Penberthy, who is married to Labor MP Kate Ellis, called Reimer “a weirdo” who is “too stupid” to realise the swastika is a symbol of hatred, end of story.
“Sadly his continued employment isn’t my decision.”
“I can’t argue with stupid,” responded Reimer. “Especially those who attack under anonymity.”
But Penberthy wasn’t done there, calling Reimer an “idiot” and accusing him of embarrassing FIVEaa.
“there is no audience for Nazi apologists in Australia,” he tweeted.
You can hear the interview in full here.