EXCLUSIVE: Inside Karl Stefanovic’s evening out at black tie charity gala the place he was accused of ‘touching’ a waiter – as he returns to the At present Present with out saying a phrase
- Karl Stefanovic recorded making an attempt to sing and dance to ‘Le Freak’ at charity gala
- He’s beneath police investigation for allegedly ‘touching’ a waiter on the occasion
- TV star hosted the black tie occasion for melanoma analysis in Brisbane in August
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Karl Stefanovic’s very awkward rendition of a ’70s disco hit throughout an evening internet hosting an extravagant charity gala has been caught on digicam – earlier than he was accused of ‘touching’ a waiter on the similar occasion.
Queensland Police confirmed on Thursday they had been investigating a report of an alleged assault on a person at a melanoma fundraiser held on the Mercedes-Benz showroom in Brisbane’s Newstead on August 20.
It’s understood the waiter lodged a report after he was allegedly touched by Stefanovic – who attended along with his spouse, Jasmine Yarbrough.
The daddy-of-four has not been charged and is is but to answer the claims, together with requests from Each day Mail Australia.
The TV host ignored the alleged incident fully whereas co-hosting At present on Friday morning.
Nevertheless, footage of the occasion – which was known as ‘A Evening For Melanoma’ and run by most cancers charity group, The Six Hour Undertaking – has emerged on-line.
Karl Stefanovic (pictured along with his spouse, Jasmine Yarbrough, on the occasion in August) is being investigated by police over an alleged assault at a Brisbane fundraiser
In a cringeworthy video, Stefanovic could possibly be seen carrying a white baseball cap whereas dancing and making an attempt to sing ‘Le Freak’ by Stylish in an try and encourage the 350 friends to hitch him on the dance ground on the six-hour occasion.
‘Get on the tables,’ he hollered, busting disco strikes in a swimsuit and bowtie, whereas holding a microphone.
‘Be happy to rise up,’ he beckoned, motioning individuals within the viewers to bop with him.
Stefanovic was additionally pictured mingling with friends and posing for images with organisers and followers on the gala, which raised an enormous $290,000 for melanoma analysis.
Karl Stefanovic was filmed singing and dancing to ‘Le Freak’ by Stylish at a charity gala in August (pictured)
Pictured left and proper: Stefanovic singing ‘Le Freak’. He tried to encourage others to hitch him on the dance ground
In a single picture, the media persona posed subsequent to melanoma sufferer and occasion organiser, Gina Savage.
‘Gina, braveness, resilience and wonder,’ he wrote on social media.
‘We simply lifted the roof for you, your battles, your charity and everybody else combating melanoma.’
‘One Australian dies each six hours from melanoma,’ the fundraiser web site learn.
‘The Six Hour Undertaking is on a mission to alter this devastating statistic.’
Ms Savage beforehand appeared in an interview on the At present present with Stefanovic to inform the story of her prognosis earlier than the pair reunited to carry the fundraiser.
The media persona shared a heartfelt submit to melanoma sufferer Gina (pictured subsequent to one another on the occasion)
Pictured: Stefanovic and his spouse mingle with friends on the fundraiser in Newstead on August 20
The allegations come as Stefanovic was pictured at Sydney airport on Wednesday after arriving again in Australia from England.
The tv presenter was despatched to London on September 13 to cowl the dying of Queen Elizabeth II and her funeral.
On Thursday, police advised The Courier-Mail: ‘Queensland Police are investigating a report relating to the alleged assault of a person at a Newstead enterprise throughout an occasion on Saturday, August 20.’
‘As investigations are ongoing it might be inappropriate to remark additional.’
The Australian reported that a number of attendees didn’t see any altercation happen and that Stefanovic left the occasion in good spirits.
‘Karl was really being a legend the entire time,’ one mentioned.