What's Rising

Hollywood gossip guru Richard Reid makes an eyebrow-raising joke about models Gigi and Bella Hadid

‘We all know they don’t eat!’ Hollywood gossip guru Richard Reid takes a brutal swipe at models Gigi and Bella Hadid in controversial 20 to One segment

Former Today show entertainment correspondent, Richard Reid, is known for his blunt commentary and cheeky sense of humour.

And on Wednesday’s episode of 20 to One, the 51-year-old may have finally gone too far when he made tasteless comments about Gigi and Bella Hadid.

During a segment about the sisters’ mother, Yolanda Foster, and her famous fridge, Richard jokingly claimed the Victoria’s Secret models ‘don’t eat’.

Straight-shooter: Hollywood gossip guru Richard Reid is known for his blunt commentary. Pictured in May

Runs in the family! Sisters Bella and Gigi Hadid are among some of the most in-demand models. Pictured in 2016

During Wednesday night’s episode of 20 to One, Richard Reid (left), 51, made eyebrow-raising comments about Victoria’s Secret models, Gigi, 24, and Bella Hadid, 22 (right) 

‘It’s kind of ironic that a family of supermodels celebrates their fridge, when we all know they don’t eat,’ he joked.

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Gigi and Bella Hadid for comment. 

Yolanda’s floor-to-ceiling glass refrigerator was a fixture of her former $27.5million home in Malibu, California. The fridge even has its own dedicated Twitter account with 15,000 followers.

This isn’t the first time that I’m a Celebrity winner Richard has made controversial remarks.

Candid: In April, he slammed former Today show host, Karl, Stefanovic, 44, claiming he 'wasn't very friendly' behind-the-scenes. Pictured, Karl, Richard Wilkins, and Richard in 2007

Candid: In April, he slammed former Today show host, Karl, Stefanovic, 44, claiming he ‘wasn’t very friendly’ behind-the-scenes. Pictured, Karl, Richard Wilkins, and Richard in 2007

In April, he slammed former Today show host, Karl, Stefanovic, 44, claiming he ‘wasn’t very friendly’ behind-the-scenes.

‘I always try to treat everyone with respect and kindness, and Karl, I personally had trouble with the way he treated other talent on the show,’ Richard told news.com.au.

‘He wasn’t very friendly with Richard (Wilkins). He was always putting Richard down and that just didn’t sit well with me.’ 

Controversy: Channel Nine's 20 to One recently made headlines after co-host, Erin Molan (left with co-host Nick Cody), mocked Korean boy band BTS during a 'disgusting and xenophobic' segment

Controversy: Channel Nine’s 20 to One recently made headlines after co-host, Erin Molan (left with co-host Nick Cody), mocked Korean boy band BTS during a ‘disgusting and xenophobic’ segment

Channel Nine’s 20 to One recently made headlines after co-host, Erin Molan, mocked Korean boy band BTS during a ‘disgusting and xenophobic’ segment.

Channel Nine defended the segment in a statement issued to SBS PopAsia last week. 

‘As a light-hearted entertainment program, it is our belief that last night’s episode of 20 to One, which highlighted the Greatest Global Crazes, did not breach any broadcast regulations, and was intended to humorously highlight the popularity of the group.’

Low blow: Erin and Nick went as far as to make fun of BTS' philanthropic work with the United Nations, joking that the boys must have been discussing 'hair products' while addressing the UN last year

Low blow: Erin and Nick went as far as to make fun of BTS’ philanthropic work with the United Nations, joking that the boys must have been discussing ‘hair products’ while addressing the UN last year 

Daily Mail UK

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Most Popular

To Top