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Jessica Rowe looks relaxed after visiting an exclusive skincare clinic in Bondi

Jessica Rowe wears a very quirky outfit after visiting a skincare clinic in Bondi – as she’s pictured for the first time since THAT Pauline Hanson interview


Fears grew for Jessica Rowe’s mental health last month after her podcast interview with Pauline Hanson was removed due to fierce backlash on social media.

But the former Studio 10 host, 51, brushed off her recent controversy on Thursday as she enjoyed a pampering session at a skincare clinic in Bondi.

Jessica looked relaxed as she emerged from celebrity facialist Ingrid Seaburn’s studio, and even smiling at onlookers from behind her cat-print face mask.

What controversy? Jessica Rowe looked relaxed as she left a skincare clinic in Bondi on Wednesday, weeks after her podcast interview with Pauline Hanson was taken down due to fierce backlash on social media

The journalist displayed her quirky fashion sense in a bright blue jumper and matching crocodile-skin booties.

She completed her look with a light blue patterned skirt, a leopard-print handbag and a perfectly polished set of neon orange nails.

As she stepped out of the clinic, Jessica hugged a woman – believed to be a beauty technician – in the doorway.

Bold in blue! The former Studio 10 host, 51, displayed her quirky fashion sense in a bright blue jumper and light blue patterned skirt

Bold in blue! The former Studio 10 host, 51, displayed her quirky fashion sense in a bright blue jumper and light blue patterned skirt

It’s the first time Jessica has been seen in public since the Hanson saga several weeks ago.

She had faced intense backlash last month for interviewing far-right One Nation politician Pauline Hanson on her podcast, The Jess Rowe Big Talk Show.

Hanson, 67, had appeared on Jessica’s podcast, which is part of the Southern Cross Austereo-owned LiSTNR platform, to discuss her time in prison for electoral fraud in 2003, her children, and other lighthearted topics like her favourite cocktail.

Friendly: As she made her way out the clinic, Jessica was seen hugging a woman 0 believed to be her beauty technician - in the doorway

Friendly: As she made her way out the clinic, Jessica was seen hugging a woman 0 believed to be her beauty technician – in the doorway

Rowe promoted the podcast on social media as Hanson talking about ‘love, raising kids and why she keeps going’.

But the episode soon faced backlash on Twitter, with Australian of the Year Grace Tame accusing Rowe of ‘subtly enabling’, ‘normalising’, and ‘valorising’ Hanson.

Rowe later asked LiSTNR to ‘take down the Pauline Hanson interview’.    

Cancelled: At the time, Jessica faced intense backlash for interviewing far-right One Nation politician Pauline Hanson (picture) on her podcast

Cancelled: At the time, Jessica faced intense backlash for interviewing far-right One Nation politician Pauline Hanson (picture) on her podcast 

Backlash: Rowe promoted the podcast on social media as Hanson talking about 'love, raising kids and why she keeps going'. But the episode soon faced backlash on Twitter, with Australian of the Year Grace Tame accusing Rowe of 'subtly enabling', 'normalising', and 'valorising' Hanson

Backlash: Rowe promoted the podcast on social media as Hanson talking about ‘love, raising kids and why she keeps going’. But the episode soon faced backlash on Twitter, with Australian of the Year Grace Tame accusing Rowe of ‘subtly enabling’, ‘normalising’, and ‘valorising’ Hanson

Southern Cross Austereo’s chief content officer Dave Cameron later said he didn’t hesitate to pull a controversial episode, after his conversation with the veteran journalist left him concerned for her wellbeing. 

‘That was a conversation that went late into the evening yesterday [Wednesday] and, to be honest, we are really supportive of Jess [and] of what she wanted to do and how she wanted to go with what unfolded yesterday,’ Mr Cameron told The Australian.

Hanson has since taken action against Southern Cross Austereo, advising the company that she has pulled One Nation’s expensive TV campaign from the network.

The party was planning to pay for a series of ads across the company’s regional stations to promote Hanson ahead of next year’s federal election.

Response: Hanson has since taken action against Southern Cross Austereo, advising the company that she has pulled One Nation's expensive TV campaign from the network

Response: Hanson has since taken action against Southern Cross Austereo, advising the company that she has pulled One Nation’s expensive TV campaign from the network 

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