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Tom Gleisner throws serious shade at this year’s Bachelor contestants

The celebrities on Channel Ten’s game show Have You Been Paying Attention? often shock with their quick-witted and often-biting remarks.

But on Monday night, host Tom Gleisner had the contestants momentarily speechless for throwing serious shade at this year’s Bachelor contestants.

Tom, 56, took aim at the network’s popular dating show as he introduced a quiz segment about the reality series featuring Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins.

 

Network Ten won’t be happy! Tom Gleisner throws serious shade at this year’s Bachelor contestants on Have You Been Paying Attention? – and you won’t believe what he said

‘It is The Bachelor time! Or as we like to call it here – Skank Tank!’ the host said with a straight face.

The five guests sitting at their individual podiums were taken aback by the comment briefly before clapping and giggling to each other over the jab.

When Tom continued by asking, ‘on Wednesday, Brittany got this season’s first what?’, Ed Kavalee responded with another harsh remark: ‘an STD?’ 

'We like to call it here - Skank Tank!' the five guests were briefly taken aback by Tom's comment, before clapping and giggling to each other over the jab

‘We like to call it here – Skank Tank!’ the five guests were briefly taken aback by Tom’s comment, before clapping and giggling to each other over the jab

'An STD?': When Tom asked radio host Ed Kavalee what season first Brittany (right) got, he jokingly suggested she received a sexually transmitted disease

‘An STD?’: When Tom asked radio host Ed Kavalee what season first Brittany (right) got, he jokingly suggested she received a sexually transmitted disease

In 2016, host Tom told News.com.au that the show was filmed on Sundays before airing to the public on Monday.

‘One of the reasons we prerecord is obviously for legal reasons, but also occasionally because the guys have a habit of saying things that they know will never make it into the show but it’s as much for my benefit as any ones,’ he said at the time.

It’s unsure whether the joke about The Bachelor contestants was pre-approved by Channel Ten. 

Daily Mail Australia has reached out to Channel Ten for comment.

'One of the reasons we prerecord is obviously for legal reasons': In 2016, host Tom told News.com.au that the show was filmed on Sundays before airing to the public on Monday - but it's unclear if the joke was pre-approved by the network

‘One of the reasons we prerecord is obviously for legal reasons’: In 2016, host Tom told News.com.au that the show was filmed on Sundays before airing to the public on Monday – but it’s unclear if the joke was pre-approved by the network

Remember this? Only last year, fans were outraged at an apparent 'sl*t shaming' of Bachelor contestants Simone Ormesher (L) and Leah Costa (R)

Remember this? Only last year, fans were outraged at an apparent 'sl*t shaming' of Bachelor contestants Simone Ormesher (L) and Leah Costa (R)

Remember this? Only last year, fans were outraged at an apparent ‘sl*t shaming’ of Bachelor contestants Simone Ormesher (L) and Leah Costa (R)

Only last year, fans were outraged at an apparent ‘sl*t shaming’ of Bachelor contestants Simone Ormesher and Leah Costa.

When the two ladies’ pasts as topless waitresses were grilled by Bachelor Matty J and his sister, viewers of the show were not pleased. 

The Bachelor airs on Channel Ten Wednesday and Thursday nights from 7.30pm 

Tune in! The Bachelor airs on Channel Ten Wednesday and Thursday nights from 7.30pm

Tune in! The Bachelor airs on Channel Ten Wednesday and Thursday nights from 7.30pm

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