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Lisa Wilkinson ‘to address’ exit from Nine in upcoming memoir

‘Nothing is off limits’: Lisa Wilkinson ‘is expected to address’ her exit from Nine over a reported gender pay gap dispute with former Today co-host Karl Stefanovic in her upcoming memoir

Lisa Wilkinson sat alongside Karl Stefanovic on the Today show for 10 years, before leaving Nine in October 2017 over a reported gender pay gap dispute.

And according to The Weekend Australian on Sunday, the 60-year-old ‘is expected to address’ her exit from the network in her memoir to be released next year.

The publication understands ‘no juicy detail will be off limits’ in the Harper Collins autobiography – that will also reportedly include her marriage to Peter FitzSimons. 

‘Nothing is off limits’: Lisa Wilkinson (pictured), 60, ‘is expected to address’ her exit from Nine over a reported gender pay gap dispute with former Today co-host Karl Stefanovic, in her upcoming memoir, according to The Weekend Australian on Sunday 

Daily Mail Australia has reached out to Lisa’s management for comment. 

The Weekend Australian also revealed that Harper Collins is ‘thrilled’ to be publishing the book. 

Lisa was believed to have quit Today because Karl, 46, as her male co-host, was reportedly earning $2million a year with a potential bonus that could take his salary to $3million if ratings were a hit, The Australian wrote in 2017.  

Lisa, a former magazine editor, was said to be on a $1.1million a year contract, with Nine only willing to increase the amount to $1.8million, according to The Daily Telegraph. 

Putting pen to paper: The publication understands 'no juicy detail will be off limits' in the Harper Collins autobiography. Pictured with Karl, 46, on Today

Putting pen to paper: The publication understands ‘no juicy detail will be off limits’ in the Harper Collins autobiography. Pictured with Karl, 46, on Today 

Decade-long working relationship: Lisa sat alongside Karl on the Today show for 10 years, before leaving Nine in October 2017 over a reported gender pay gap dispute

Decade-long working relationship: Lisa sat alongside Karl on the Today show for 10 years, before leaving Nine in October 2017 over a reported gender pay gap dispute 

Reports: Lisa was believed to have quit Today because Karl, as her male co-host, was reportedly earning $2million a year with a potential bonus that could take his salary to $3million if ratings were a hit, The Australian wrote in 2017. Pictured on Ten's The Project

Reports: Lisa was believed to have quit Today because Karl, as her male co-host, was reportedly earning $2million a year with a potential bonus that could take his salary to $3million if ratings were a hit, The Australian wrote in 2017. Pictured on Ten’s The Project 

The amount was reportedly not enough for her to stay with the network, prompting her departure.

Since joining The Sunday Project in 2018, Lisa has landed sit-down interviews with the likes of Kim Kardashian, Kylie Minogue and Bradley Cooper.

In an interview with The Herald Sun in December 2018, Lisa applauded the ‘integrity’ and high ‘calibre’ of her colleagues at Ten, referencing Carrie Bickmore, Fifi Box, Amanda Keller, Julia Morris and Gorgi Coghlan.

‘One of the absolute bonuses that I really hadn’t anticipated in moving to Ten, is the calibre of my colleagues,’ she said.

Figures: The former magazine editor was said to be on a $1.1million a year contract, with Nine only willing to increase the amount to $1.8million, according to The Daily Telegraph

Figures: The former magazine editor was said to be on a $1.1million a year contract, with Nine only willing to increase the amount to $1.8million, according to The Daily Telegraph

Rival network: Since joining The Sunday Project in 2018, Lisa has landed sit-down interviews with A-list stars. Pictured with co-hosts Tommy Little (left) and Waleed Aly (right)

Rival network: Since joining The Sunday Project in 2018, Lisa has landed sit-down interviews with A-list stars. Pictured with co-hosts Tommy Little (left) and Waleed Aly (right)

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