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    Posted on 1 Jul 2018

    16 Things To Talk About If You Want To Pretend You Watched The Logies

    I was 26 when this show started and now I am 107.

    1. Dave Hughes opened the show with a loud monologue, and warned Karl Stefanovic to avoid taking any drunk Uber rides.

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    2. And Wilder Valderrama sat through it, looking confused but politely smiling.

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    3. Jess Marais won for Most Popular Actress, and Miranda Tapsell went up to collect the award in her place.

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    4. Dave Hughes accidentally said he loves Don Burke, so Hamish and Andy quickly cleared that up for him.

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    5. Shane Jacobson shared some fire throwbacks of Tracy Grimshaw and Richard Wilkins.

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    6. Bert Newton took the stage to a standing ovation, and made a very long rambling speech about his time on television.

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    7. The speech included some comments which some people interpreted as a joke about sexual harassment.

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    Did Bert Newton just make a joke about sexual harassment? WTF? #Logies2018

    8. He also compared Susan Carland's conversion to Islam with Patti Newton drinking and opening a TAB account.

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    And at one point, he called himself an "old poof".

    9. Tony Martin, the voiceover guy, repeatedly referred to the Gold Coast as a "cultural hub".

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    10. Jana Wendt inducted 60 Minutes into the Hall of Fame, and we got to see a roll of some pretty iconic clips.

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    11. Julia Morris did a dance number, which included three costume changes, and a cover of "Can't Touch This" which was a #MeToo education.

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    12. Robert Irwin presented an award with Chris Brown and I was shook because I thought that kid was still five years old.

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    13. Kelly Rowland performed "Survivor" and gave us flashbacks to the last time she was at the Logies, in 2001.

    14. Asher Keddie tried to read out the winner of Most Outstanding Drama Series, but accidentally ripped the envelope.

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    15. Grant Denyer won the Gold Logie.

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    16. And Tony Martin closed the show by saying he was off to the after party to enjoy some pingers and champagne.

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    Those Gold Coast vibes. 👌

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