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Karl Stefanovic hires lawyers to retrieve audio recording of ex-wife Cassandra Thorburn

This means war! Karl Stefanovic hires lawyers to retrieve audio recording of ex-wife Cassandra Thorburn

Karl Stefanovic has reportedly hired lawyers to obtain an audio recording of his ex-wife Cassandra Thorburn that was sold to the media earlier this month.

According to The Daily Telegraph, top lawyers at Sydney’s Swaab Attorneys ‘will this week send a court order demanding the raw audio of an interview conducted at Sydney Airport the same day Karl married Jasmine Yarbrough.’

The audio, recorded by paparazzo and freelance journalist Jonathan Marshall, features Cassandra speaking negatively about Karl.

Drama: Karl Stefanovic has reportedly hired lawyers to obtain an audio recording of his ex-wife Cassandra Thorburn that was sold to the media earlier this month

It was later sold to New Idea magazine for an estimated $15,000.

Cassandra, 47, has repeatedly denied that she ever gave the interview, telling Daily Mail Australia at the time that ‘there was no interview or rant.’

She also denied it during an appearance on Studio 10, firmly telling host Sarah Harris: ‘I didn’t do an interview with New Idea, so that’s one thing.’

Denial: Cassandra, 47, has repeatedly denied that she ever gave the interview, telling Daily Mail Australia at the time that 'there was no interview or rant'

Denial: Cassandra, 47, has repeatedly denied that she ever gave the interview, telling Daily Mail Australia at the time that ‘there was no interview or rant’

Karl’s latest legal drama comes just days after he was dropped from the Today show after 14 years as host.  

Despite the public dumping, Karl appeared positive and upbeat which speaking with reporters after he touched down in Sydney on Friday.

‘I suppose, as they say, a change is as good as a holiday, I’m looking forward to getting back to work,’ Karl told The Daily Telegraph.

Dropped: Karl's latest legal drama comes just days after he was dropped from the Today show after 14 years as host

Dropped: Karl’s latest legal drama comes just days after he was dropped from the Today show after 14 years as host

He continued: ‘I’m moving forward with a sense of excitement about what’s to come.’ 

Meanwhile, Darren Wick, Director of News and Current Affairs at Channel Nine, confirmed that Karl would be staying with the network next year.

‘Karl remains on contract with the network and will continue to host This Time Next Year, which records in February,’ he said.

He'll be back! The 44-year-old will be back on screen next year as the host of Channel Nine's This Time Next Year

He’ll be back! The 44-year-old will be back on screen next year as the host of Channel Nine’s This Time Next Year

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