Tensions appear to be running high between former Today co-hosts Lisa Wilkinson (pictured) and Karl Stefanovic in the wake of her explosive memoir.

Logie Awards 2022: Lisa Wilkinson ‘got enough distance from Karl Stefanovic’

Lisa Wilkinson ‘got enough distance from Karl Stefanovic’ at the Logie Awards as organizers made sure they weren’t sitting next to each other

Tensions appear to be running high between former Today co-hosts Lisa Wilkinson and Karl Stefanovic in the wake of her explosive memoir.

The breakfast TV colleagues who became rivals had to sit far apart at the Logie Awards on Sunday evening, reports the Australian

“Care was taken in the placement of the seats to ensure Wilkinson got enough distance from Stefanovic,” the newspaper’s Media Diary said.

The breakfast TV colleagues who became rivals had to sit far apart at the Logie Awards on Sunday evening, The Australian reports.  (Photo: Karl Stefanovic)

Tensions appear to be running high between former Today co-hosts Lisa Wilkinson (left) and Karl Stefanovic (right) in the wake of her explosive memoir. The colleagues who became rivals had to sit far apart in the Logies on Sunday, The Australian reports

Wilkinson sat at the Channel 10 table in the second row, while Stefanovic sat at the front of the room at Nine’s table.

Tensions between the pair escalated late last year when Wilkinson released her memoir, It Wasn’t Meant To Be.

Her book contained a chapter devoted to her resignation from Channel Nine and arguing with Stefanovic over a wage dispute.

“Care was taken in the arrangement of the seats to ensure Wilkinson got enough distance from Stefanovic,” the newspaper’s Media Diary said.

Tensions between the pair escalated late last year when Wilkinson released her memoir, It Wasn't Meant To Be.

Tensions between the pair escalated late last year when Wilkinson released her memoir, It Wasn’t Meant To Be.

She claims her co-host pitted rival networks Nine and Seven against each other to get a better deal for herself, all the while leaving her in the dust.

“Weeks later…the media was inundated with stories that Stefanovic was restless at Today and looking for greener pastures – and more civilized working hours – at Channel Seven,” she wrote.

Stefanovic soon found himself at the center of a bidding war between Nine and Seven, which led him to re-sign a five-year deal with Nine worth at least $2 million a year.

Wilkinson left the Today show in October 2017 after a reported dispute over the gender pay gap.  Nine was

Wilkinson left the Today show in October 2017 after a reported dispute over the gender pay gap. Nine was “unable to live up to her expectations” after demanding equal pay with Stefanovic, according to reports at the time. (Pictured together on the Today show)

Wilkinson’s deal was worth significantly less, about $780,000 a year, and was only for two years.

She was reportedly pushed out the door by Nine executives in 2017.

In January 2018, she joined Channel 10 in a rumored multimillion-dollar deal to host The Sunday Project.

Since joining The Sunday Project, Wilkinson has gotten sit-down interviews with the likes of Kim Kardashian, Kylie Minogue and Bradley Cooper.

Despite working for rival networks, Wilkinson and Stefanovic appeared to be friends when they attended an event last month announcing the Logie nominees on the Gold Coast.

Despite working for rival networks, Wilkinson and Stefanovic appeared to be friends when they attended an event last month announcing the Logie nominees on the Gold Coast.

Despite working for rival networks, Wilkinson and Stefanovic appeared to be on friendly terms when they attended an event last month announcing the 2022 Logie nominees on the Gold Coast.

They looked amicable when they were seen together in public for the first time since the release of her memoir.

Speak with The Daily Telegraph at the time Wilkinson said, “It was lovely to see Karl, and it reminds us both of the many great years we spent together.”

Wilkinson told The Daily Telegraph at the time: 'It was lovely to see Karl and it reminds us both of the many great years we spent together'

Wilkinson told The Daily Telegraph at the time: ‘It was lovely to see Karl and it reminds us both of the many great years we spent together’

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