Karl Stefanovic is used to getting what he wants, so it came as a shock to the breakfast host when Nine’s big bosses said a flat no to sending him to the US to cover the biggest news event of the year.
Upset at not being front and centre at the US presidential election, Karl is said to have been feeling understandably jealous that his little brother and rising star Peter got to go to Washington DC to head up the coverage for Sky News Australia.
“A part of Karl has always envied Pete’s career as a foreign correspondent and the freedom he has to head offon assignments, so it must’ve been frustrating for him to watch from afar,” a close family friend reveals to Woman’s Day.
“It’s no secret Karl regards himself as one of best broadcasters in the country, so this latest blow has him pretty hot under the collar. He could see his rivals over at Seven’s Sunrise dig deep and send Natalie Barr over to the US – it was fair enough he was miffed!
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