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Matt Doran slammed for not listening to Adele’s new album to prepare for ‘$1million’ Seven interview

‘You had one job’: Aussies lampoon Matt Doran for not listening to Adele’s new album to prepare for ‘$1million’ Seven interview


Online critics have lampooned Weekend Sunrise host Matt Doran after he was reportedly taken off the air for two weeks after ‘offending’ Adele.

The Channel Seven reporter flew to London to chat with the pop star, 33, earlier this month but admitted during the interview he hadn’t actually listened to her new album, Daily Telegraph claims.   

‘You had one obvious job and you messed up bad,’ one fan commented on Facebook in response to the reports. 

‘You had one job!’ Online critics have lampooned Weekend Sunrise host Matt Doran (right) after he was reportedly taken off the air for two weeks after ‘offending’ Adele. Pictured in London 

‘Basic 101 in subject matter prep for an interview. Lesson learnt,’ wrote added a second.

Meanwhile a third compared Matt’s error to participate in an exam but not studying.

However, other fans argued that the decision to suspend Matt wasn’t necessary. 

Caught off guard: The Channel Seven reporter flew to London to chat with the pop star, 33, (pictured) but admitted during the interview he hadn't actually listened to her new album

Caught off guard: The Channel Seven reporter flew to London to chat with the pop star, 33, (pictured) but admitted during the interview he hadn’t actually listened to her new album

'Basic 101': Adele fans didn't hold back from grilling the Australian reporter on social media

‘Basic 101’: Adele fans didn’t hold back from grilling the Australian reporter on social media

‘I think two weeks suspension is a bit over the top,’ they wrote.

Doran reportedly sat down with the Hello hitmaker for a ’20-30 minute’ interview, during which he did not ‘ask a single question about the new album’.

When asked by Adele what he thought of her 30 album, Doran allegedly admitted he had not listened to it.

An offended Adele is then said to have walked out of the interview, although other sources have claimed the interview was already finished when the bestselling musical artist probed Matt. 

Underprepared: Doran reportedly sat down with the Hello hitmaker for a '20-30 minute' interview, during which he did not 'ask a single question about the new album'. Pictured in London . Pictured with Weekend Sunrise co-host Monique Wright(pictured)

Underprepared: Doran reportedly sat down with the Hello hitmaker for a ’20-30 minute’ interview, during which he did not ‘ask a single question about the new album’. Pictured in London . Pictured with Weekend Sunrise co-host Monique Wright(pictured)

Although the interview was recorded, Adele’s label Sony reportedly denied Seven the rights to air any portion of it. 

The network allegedly spent $1million on the ill-fated one-on-one interview, an Oprah chat with the star and footage from her One Night Only concert.

Seven seemingly still have the rights to the latter two events, as they are continuing to advertise both on social media. 

‘Angry’ Seven executives went on to pull Doran off the air for a fortnight.

He was back on air co-hosting Weekend Sunrise alongside Monique Wright on Saturday.  

Conflicting reports: An offended Adele is then said to have walked out of the interview, although other sources have claimed the interview was already finished

Conflicting reports: An offended Adele is then said to have walked out of the interview, although other sources have claimed the interview was already finished



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