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SBS star Lucy Zelic is slammed for calling Adelaide a ‘s***hole’ 

‘It’s incredibly dull and boring’: SBS football host Lucy Zelić calls Adelaide a ‘s***hole’ during an interview and is slammed by furious residents

  • SBS star Lucy Zelić has been slammed for calling Adelaide a ‘s***hole’ on TV 
  • Zelić  had been interviewing Scottish footballer Ziggy Gordon at the time
  • Fans fired back, calling her unprofessional and labeling her an ‘oxygen thief’

Lucy Zelić has been slammed after calling Adelaide a ‘dull and boring s***hole’ during an interview.

The SBS football host made the comments while interviewing Scottish footballer Ziggy Gordon on the show The World Games on Monday

Gordon, 26, had been speaking about the Australian cities he’s visited since moving over from Scotland. 

‘You won’t see much in Adelaide, Adelaide’s a s***hole,’ Zelić said.

SBS star Lucy Zelić has sparked controversy after she slammed Adelaide during her show.

‘No disrespect, I can say that because I’ve travelled there multiple times and I didn’t enjoy it. I found it to be incredibly dull and boring.’ 

The comments sparked outrage from many Adelaide residents who have fired back at the host.

‘Sorry, but Lucy is a s***hole! She can go get f****d, Adelaide is the greatest free city on earth!’ one person wrote.

‘Lucy you’re a complete s***stain oxygen thief. No disrespect, I can say that because I’ve listened to you speak…’ another person wrote.

‘And I’m sure many people find her incredibly dull and boring. What a dumb b****!!!’ another wrote.

Zelić has been slammed on social media previously. 

She made headlines in July last year after she cried before and after the France and Croatia final during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. 

The comments sparked outrage from many Adelaide residents who have fired back at the host

The comments sparked outrage from many Adelaide residents who have fired back at the host

The presenter – whose family is from Croatia – was criticised by viewers for being too emotional during the coverage of the game.

In lead up to the match, Zelić shed tears while reading a quote from the Croatian coach, saying: ‘If there was a stadium big enough for 4.5 million people it would be full.’

‘I’m sorry, this is the line (from Rakitic) that got me,’ she said as she wiped away tears.

‘I’m sorry, apologies, but it’s a really big deal for the Croatians,’ she said.

She also faced backlash during the World Cup for pronouncing foreign names accurately.

The presenter - whose family is from Croatia - was criticised by viewers for being too emotional during the coverage of the game

The presenter – whose family is from Croatia – was criticised by viewers for being too emotional during the coverage of the game 

Zeli¿ made headlines when she was trolled online when she cried before and after the France and Croatia final (pictured with co-host Craig Foster)

Zelić made headlines when she was trolled online when she cried before and after the France and Croatia final (pictured with co-host Craig Foster)

Online trolls slammed her hosting as ‘insufferable, annoying and painful’.

Colleague and friend Craig Foster jumped to her defence, speaking about the importance of getting names right.

‘This is what SBS is about. Respecting every single culture and the way you use the language is the most important way to show respect to someone and their background. If you can’t get someone’s name right, it shows you have no regard.’

Daily Mail Australia has contacted SBS and Ms Zelić’s team for comment. 

Online trolls slammed her hosting as 'insufferable, annoying and painful'. Colleague and friend Craig Foster jumped to her defence

Online trolls slammed her hosting as ‘insufferable, annoying and painful’. Colleague and friend Craig Foster jumped to her defence

¿This is what SBS is about. Respecting every single culture and the way you use the language is the most important way to show respect,' Foster said

 ‘This is what SBS is about. Respecting every single culture and the way you use the language is the most important way to show respect,’ Foster said

 

 



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