Melissa George – What A Difference A Week Makes …

So last week Melissa George seemed happy to cringe and joke about her time on Home and Away with Jonathan Ross on his talk show.

Fast forward a week and put her on the other side of the world, in her home country, and things are very different! Melissa was booked in to chat about her new film Felony, her new show Hunted and McHappy Day.her new show on channel 7’s (the same channel that airs Home and Away in Australia) The Morning Show with Kylie Gilles and Larry Emdur. She allegedly threatened to walk off set if they dared to bring up Angel (the character she played on Home and Away and launched her career).

According to an insider who spoke to heraldsun.com.au  ‘”She kept saying she’s had so many bigger roles since Home And Away that it was offensive to talk about it – she even said she’d send Seven an invoice because she inadvertently promotes it through the media.” The program’s executive producer Sarah Stinson, said she originally thought the meltdown was a prank.’

Melissa took to Twitter (@TheMGeorge) to respond to all the backlash she is receiving: “It’s 20 years ago. I always embrace the past, am used to being mis quoted, and love my fans, but the tall poppy syndrome is pushing us away… Again, it’s not about mentioning the past, it’s about ONLY mentioning the past. Like we failed and did SO badly for the past 20 years.”

This is the chat she eventually had with Kylie and Larry on The Morning Show

I know it’s almost 20 years ago, but Australia is proud of how far she has come, no-one is trying to knock her down. Melissa should look to the way Kylie deals with this. I am sure it gets annoying to constantly talk about the past, but without it, she wouldn’t be where she is now!

That’s Entertainment!
Sarina 🙂

About The Bellissimo Files

Hi, I’m Sarina Bellissimo and this is the place I come to indulge in my love of all things entertainment. I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t fascinated by all things Hollywood/showbiz. I blame my parents! As a child my mum used to force me to watch old Elvis Presley films with her, and both my mum & dad would take my brothers and I to the Drive-In to watch the latest films (this is where my love for ROCKY began!). When not watching movies, I was trying to figure out ways to pull the back off the TV so I could somehow get into it and be a part of all the action on the screen! This blog isn’t a place that revels in gossip and negativity. It’s a place where entertainment is celebrated. That said, this is a place you can turn to for honesty. Honesty and criticism don’t always mean attacks. I choose to criticise the piece of work but not the person and I acknowledge that just because I don’t like something, it doesn’t mean someone else won’t. Here you’ll find interviews with some of the biggest names in the world of Entertainment, reviews, breaking news and my very own musings. Away from The Bellissimo Files, you can find me on Spin 1038 on Saturdays, between 1pm and 3pm,presenting Plan B. There’s celebrity interviews, entertainment news, the low down on the must see movies and music releases of the week, the ultimate guide to what’s on where in the city, as well as masterclasses with experts on standby to answer listeners’ questions. I also appear on TV3’s “Elaine” panel, talk movies on “Ireland AM” and you can sometimes hear me filling in on Moncrieff’s “Movies and Booze “(Newstalk) The Bellissimo Files is constantly evolving. Files (topics) will be added or deleted as time goes on. Feel free to read, watch, comment, share, and make suggestions for what you would like to see on the site. Sarina
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