Paul Hogan set to be ‘roasted’ in upcoming Channel Seven comedy special
Crocodile Dundee legend Paul Hogan gets roasted by comedians including his friend Shane Jacobson in Channel Seven’s comedy special
Legendary Australian actor Paul Hogan filmed his first live comedy for Channel Seven.
The 82-year-old Los Angeles star recently arrived in Melbourne to film a one-night comedy special hosted by longtime friend Shane Jacobson.
TV Blackbox reports The Roast Of Paul Hogan was filmed to a packed house at Melbourne’s Crown Casino last week.
Coming soon: Legendary Australian Paul Hogan, 82 (left), roasted during a one-night-only live comedy show at Melbourne’s Crown Casino. The comedy special was filmed for Channel Seven and will air later this year. The roast was hosted by Hogan’s comedian friend, Shane Jacobson
The special featured a dozen of Australia’s funniest comedians and performers taking on the Crocodile Dundee star’s mickey.
According to the publication, celebrity coffee roasters appearing in the special included: John Paul Young, John Blackman, Steve Vizard, Stephen Curry, Dave Lawson, Hung Le and Troy Kinne.
Paul had previously said that nothing was off limits when it came to insults thrown at him during the roast.
Hoges in the hot seat: The special featured a dozen of Australia’s funniest comedians and performers taking on the Crocodile Dundee star’s mickey
“The first thing I do when I get off the plane is an open palm slap in Shane’s face because I know all the things he’s going to blame me for,” he told the Herald. Sun before arriving in Australia. earlier this month.
The comment appeared to reference the controversial moment Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars.
Hogan, however, said his event at Melbourne’s Crown Casino will have “no malice and [is] not dirty’, in comparison with the theater of Smith’s Academy Awards.
‘I survive. I’m homesick, but I’ll be back’: It comes after Hogan revealed he plans to return to Australia after many years abroad
It comes after Hogan revealed he plans to return to Australia after many years abroad.
‘I survive. I’m homesick, but I’ll be back. Waiting for this stupid disease to end,’ he said on the Today programme.
In an interview with Sunrise in May, Hogan said he was “desperate” to return to Australia and leave his life in America behind.
Still calls Australia home: In an interview with Sunrise in May, Paul said he was “desperate” to return to Australia and leave his life in America behind.
“I’m desperately homesick,” he told hosts David “Kochie” Koch and Natalie Barr during a video chat from his $4.5 million Los Angeles mansion.
Paul lives in the once elite seaside suburb of Venice, where a surge in homelessness has seen hundreds of tents line up on the famous beach promenade and led to a sharp rise in crime.
“You live in the country, alongside New Zealand, it’s the light of the world,” Paul told the presenters.
“And I live in LA County, which has 10 million people and half of them have Covid. So am I homesick? You bet your life, he complained.
‘Hell on earth’: Paul lives in the once elite suburb of Venice, where a surge in homelessness has seen hundreds of tents line the famous beach promenade and led to a surge crime