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Kyle Sandilands SLAMS Andrew Denton after TV host clashed with celebrity ‘healer’ Charlie Goldsmith

Kyle Sandilands has slammed Andrew Denton as ‘one of the worst interviewers ever’ over his clash with celebrity ‘healer’ Charlie Goldsmith.

The radio shock jock said he felt ‘annoyed’ watching the veteran journalist interview Charlie on Channel Seven’s Interview on Tuesday night, because Andrew seemed sceptical. 

‘…I was very surprised… people say ‘[Andrew] is the best interviewer ever’ but after watching I think he’s one of the worst ever!’ Kyle said on Wednesday’s Kyle and Jackie O show.

 

Not impressed: Andrew Denton (pictured) attacked the 'credibility' of celebrity 'healer' Charlie Goldsmith who claims to cure the sick with his touch in just 60 seconds in a VERY heated on-air clash

‘He’s one of the worst interviewers ever!’ Kyle Sandilands (L) SLAMS Andrew Denton R) after TV host clashed with celebrity ‘healer’ Charlie Goldsmith who claims to cure the sick 60 seconds 

‘[He] walked into the interview thinking ‘[I’m] going to rubbish this guy, that’s the vibe I got.

He continued: ‘I’m sitting there in my undies watching it, chain smoking and got very annoyed.’

Daily Mail Australia has reached out to Andrew Denton for comment. 

Frustrated: '[He] walked into the interview thinking '[I'm] going to rubbish this guy, that's the vibe I got,' said Kyle of Andrew's appraoch to Charlie Goldsmith 

Frustrated: ‘[He] walked into the interview thinking ‘[I’m] going to rubbish this guy, that’s the vibe I got,’ said Kyle of Andrew’s appraoch to Charlie Goldsmith 

Former ABC journalist Andrew, 58, returned to TV this month after a five-year hiatus and critics accused him of being biased during his interview with Charlie, who claims to cure the sick using his hands in just 60 seconds.

Charlie, 37, told Kyle and Jackie O that he was also frustrated with the interview.  

‘My biggest problem with the interview is I offered up front to see me work… to see it for yourself… and they really avoided seeing that,’ he said.

‘It’s hard enough doing what I do without someone already deciding what it is I do without taking up my offer.

He added: ‘What I find disappointing is my ability to defend my work verbally really has no correlation with my ability to do it.’ 

During the interview, the seasoned host couldn’t hide his scepticism as he questioned the ‘credibility’ of Charlie, who is the nephew of Olivia Newton-John.

Unfair: Charlie, 37, told Kyle and Jackie O that he was also frustrated with the interview. 'My biggest problem with the interview is I offered up front to see me work... to see it for yourself... and they really avoided seeing that,' he said

Unfair: Charlie, 37, told Kyle and Jackie O that he was also frustrated with the interview. ‘My biggest problem with the interview is I offered up front to see me work… to see it for yourself… and they really avoided seeing that,’ he said

Charlie claimed he was 18 when he discovered that he could heal people, including those with chronic injuries, auto immune conditions, viruses, infections, severe body pain, inflammation and allergies.

‘I was at breakfast and sat down to get my knife and fork and as I went to get them my hands pulled together,’ he told Andrew. 

He said that his powers caused him to go ‘into a little bit of internal shock because it was like someone pushed them [together].’

Clash: Former ABC journalist Andrew, 58, returned to TV this month after a five-year hiatus and critics accused him of being biased during his interview with Charlie, who claims to cure the sick using his hands in just 60 seconds

Clash: Former ABC journalist Andrew, 58, returned to TV this month after a five-year hiatus and critics accused him of being biased during his interview with Charlie, who claims to cure the sick using his hands in just 60 seconds

Charlie showcases his ‘abilities’ on his own American-produced TV series The Healer, which is broadcast in Australia on TLC.

Andrew criticised Charlie’s decision to participate in a University of Arizona study with Professor Gary Schwartz – a man described as ‘an art professor in New York with no medical background.’

‘What you’re claiming to do is mysterious and unknowable and almost impossible to measure,’ Andrew said.

TV show: Charlie showcases his 'abilities' on his own American-produced TV series The Healer, which is broadcast in Australia on TLC

TV show: Charlie showcases his ‘abilities’ on his own American-produced TV series The Healer, which is broadcast in Australia on TLC

Helping others: Charlie said he discovered his ability at age 18 

Helping others: Charlie said he discovered his ability at age 18 

‘And what he’s interested in are things that are mysterious, unknown and almost impossible to measure – so he’s a non-objective observer of what you do.’

Seemingly perturbed by Andrew’s comments, Charlie replied: ‘The fact that he has spent a large part of his career interested in this area gives him insight into how to test things, now that doesn’t make it wrong.’

But Andrew was unwilling to let the subject go, insisting: ‘I would argue it makes him predisposed to show that you’re right as opposed to having a scientific, neutral credible method.’ 

Support: Andrew's  interview technique divided viewers, with some claiming he was too full-on and ended up 'interrogating' Charlie

Support: Andrew’s  interview technique divided viewers, with some claiming he was too full-on and ended up ‘interrogating’ Charlie

Andrew’s interview method upset some viewers and he was criticised on Twitter for ‘interrogating’ Charlie.

‘Not a fair or impartial interview by Andrew Denton. Disappointed,’ one tweet read.

‘Charlie, I hope the people at Interview gave you a heads up that you were going to be interrogated rather than interviewed. You handled it well,’ wrote a supporter.

Famous roots: Charlie is the nephew of Grease star Olivia Newton-John (pictured)

Famous roots: Charlie is the nephew of Grease star Olivia Newton-John (pictured)



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