Channel 10 has pledged support for high-profile presenter Lisa Wilkinson after she derailed Brittany Higgins’ rape trial with her rogue Logies speech.
The veteran journalist won an award at the star-studded ceremony on Monday for her work bringing to light Ms Higgins’ claims that she was raped by former Liberal staffer, Bruce Lehrmann, inside Parliament House in 2019.
Mr Lehrmann has always protested his innocence.
However, ACT Chief Justice Lucy McCallum told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that recent media publicity had prejudged Mr Lehrmann’s right to a fair trial – moving the lengthy hearing from next week, to October.
While Wilkinson could be charged with contempt of court for her actions, the network jumped to her defence.
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