Tracy Grimshaw Needs “A Good Slap In The Face”, Says Travel Exec In Foul Tirade

Tracy Grimshaw Needs “A Good Slap In The Face”, Says Travel Exec In Foul Tirade
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Australia’s peak body for travel agents is under pressure to sack its CEO, after a foul tirade about A Current Affair host Tracy Grimshaw.

Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) CEO Jayson Westbury made the comments last Friday, during a webinar with members.

“I won’t ever be watching it (Channel 9’s ACA) again. I think that Tracy Grimshaw needs to be given a firm uppercut or a slap across the face, and I mean that virtually, of course, I wouldn’t want to invoke (sic) any violence on anyone,” he said, according to The Sydney Morning Herald.

“But, I mean, some of the behaviour and some of the language that’s being used on that program is just outrageous.”

The comments were made after A Current Affair reported on a family that had been left thousands of dollars out of pocket after a travel agent refused to grant a refund, despite the COVI-19 outbreak virtually ceasing all travel.

The webinar has since been removed from the AFTA website.

However, pressure is now mounting on the industry body to take action following the comments.

In a release shared by AFTA on Wednesday morning, Westbury apologised for the comments.

“My comments relating to Ms Grimshaw involved a very poor choice of words. I apologise for that choice and accept the language used was completely inappropriate,” he said.

 

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  • David Pollock 11 months ago

    This is what he said but only the first part was used by the dickhead who interviewed him last night. The guy who works for ch9 needs a kick in the balls and a knee in the face because he is a cheating smartarse.

    I won’t ever be watching it (Channel 9’s ACA) again. I think that Tracy Grimshaw needs to be given a firm uppercut or a slap across the face, and I mean that virtually, of course, I wouldn’t want to invoke (sic) any violence on anyone,” he said, according Nothing wrong with this grow up gimeshit.

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