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Georgie Gardner steps out in Sydney following shock Today shake up

Putting on a brave face? Smiling Georgie Gardner steps out in Sydney with husband Tim amid Today shake up – after revealing ‘disappointment’ at being axed alongside Deborah Knight

Georgie Gardner was seen for the first time on Sunday after it was revealed she is set to be replaced on the Today show by Karl Stefanovic and Allison Langdon.

The 49-year-old was pictured walking her dog with husband Tim Baker in Mosman, after the Nine breakfast show’s shake up was confirmed on Saturday. 

‘I was consulted two weeks ago about the future direction of the Today show and naturally I’m disappointed with the outcome,’ said Georgie on Saturday. 

Happy: Georgie Gardner (pictured) was seen for the first time on Sunday after it was revealed she is set to be replaced on the Today show by Karl Stefanovic and Allison Langdon

The broadcaster appeared in high spirits on Sunday morning, as she enjoyed a sun-kissed stroll with Tim, who she has two children with. 

Perhaps warming to the idea of no longer having to wake up so early each morning for Today, Georgie appeared carefree while flashing a faint smile. 

She dressed down in a muted pink top, khaki trousers and trainers, with her hair tied back while going makeup free for the leisurely stroll. 

Similarly, Tim dressed casually in shorts, a t-shirt and a baseball cap. 

Family outing: The 49-year-old was pictured walking her dog with husband Tim Baker in Mosman, after the Nine breakfast show's shake up was confirmed on Saturday

Family outing: The 49-year-old was pictured walking her dog with husband Tim Baker in Mosman, after the Nine breakfast show's shake up was confirmed on Saturday

Family outing: The 49-year-old was pictured walking her dog with husband Tim Baker in Mosman, after the Nine breakfast show’s shake up was confirmed on Saturday

Smiling: The broadcaster appeared in high spirits on Sunday morning, as she enjoyed a sun-kissed stroll with Tim, who she has two children with

Smiling: The broadcaster appeared in high spirits on Sunday morning, as she enjoyed a sun-kissed stroll with Tim, who she has two children with

Speaking to 9Now on Saturday, the news presenter appeared shocked by the network’s decision to axe herself and co-host Deborah Knight to reinstate Karl.

‘I was consulted two weeks ago about the future direction of the Today Show and naturally I’m disappointed with the outcome,’ she said in a brief statement.

Georgie replaced Karl’s co-host Lisa Wilkinson in early 2018, after working with the network for many years.

Ready to sleep in? Perhaps warming to the idea of no longer having to wake up so early each morning for Today, Georgie appeared carefree while flashing a faint smile

Ready to sleep in? Perhaps warming to the idea of no longer having to wake up so early each morning for Today, Georgie appeared carefree while flashing a faint smile

Casual: She dressed down in a muted pink top, khaki trousers and trainers, with her hair tied back while going makeup free for the leisurely stroll

Casual: She dressed down in a muted pink top, khaki trousers and trainers, with her hair tied back while going makeup free for the leisurely stroll

Casual: She dressed down in a muted pink top, khaki trousers and trainers, with her hair tied back while going makeup free for the leisurely stroll

When Karl was axed by the program in December 2018, he was later replaced by Deborah Knight when it relaunched with a new-look panel in January 2019.

Georgie told the publication: ‘I have no regrets, even though the scrutiny and public discourse has been daunting and disproportionate. It’s also at times been cruel.

Karl was axed while on his honeymoon to new wife Jasmine Yarbrough in Aspen during December 2018.

Shock: Speaking to 9Now on Saturday, the news presenter appeared shocked by the network's decision to axe herself and co-host Deborah Knight to reinstate Karl

Shock: Speaking to 9Now on Saturday, the news presenter appeared shocked by the network’s decision to axe herself and co-host Deborah Knight to reinstate Karl

Ousted: 'I was consulted two weeks ago about the future direction of the Today Show and naturally I'm disappointed with the outcome,' she said in a brief statement

Ousted: ‘I was consulted two weeks ago about the future direction of the Today Show and naturally I’m disappointed with the outcome,’ she said in a brief statement

His return to the breakfast show comes after the program’s steady decline in the ratings while being helmed by the all-female hosts Georgie and Deborah.

Last week, the struggling show pulled in its lowest ratings ever, plunging to a paltry 155,000 viewers across the five metro cities. 

In 2020, Karl and Allison Langdon will front the struggling breakfast show.   

Out: It was confirmed on Saturday that Deborah Knight (left) and Georgie (right) have been axed from the Today show, after debuting as co-stars in January

Out: It was confirmed on Saturday that Deborah Knight (left) and Georgie (right) have been axed from the Today show, after debuting as co-stars in January 

Fresh format: Allison Langdon (left) and Karl Stefanovic (right) will front the show in 2020

Fresh format: Allison Langdon (left) and Karl Stefanovic (right) will front the show in 2020

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