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Triple M’s Lawrence Mooney blasts ‘nightmare’ Cassandra Thorburn

‘I can see why he walked’: Triple M host blasts ‘nightmare’ Cassandra Thorburn and labels her a ‘woman scorned’ in on-air rant after she refuses to discuss her ex-husband Karl Stefanovic

Radio presenter Lawrence Mooney snapped at Cassandra Thorburn on Monday after she stonewalled his questions about her ex-husband Karl Stefanovic.

Cassandra was being interviewed on Triple M’s Moonman in the Morning to promote her upcoming appearance on Channel 10’s Dancing with the Stars.

But after months of badmouthing her ex and his new wife Jasmine Yarbrough, the children’s author snapped shut when the conversation turned to her personal life.

'I can see why Karl walked!' Triple M's Lawrence Mooney unleashed on Cassandra Thorburn (pictured) on Monday after she refused to discuss her ex-husband

‘I can see why Karl walked!’ Triple M’s Lawrence Mooney (left) unleashed on Cassandra Thorburn (right) on Monday after she refused to discuss her ex-husband Karl Stefanovic

Lawrence was understandably furious, and pointed out that Cassandra, 47, is only famous because of her failed marriage to Karl, 44.

‘I was expecting after a summer of her unloading on Karl Stefanovic and his now-wife Jasmine Yarbrough, that she might be wanting to get stuck into Karl, but she wanted to play it safe,’ he said after the boring interview. 

‘But I gotta say, Cass, we’re going to watch you [on Dancing with the Stars] because you were Mrs Stefanovic and you’re a woman scorned.’ 

Promo tour: Cassandra was being interviewed on  Moonman in the Morning to promote her appearance on Channel 10's Dancing with the Stars. Pictured with dancer Marco De Angelis

Promo tour: Cassandra was being interviewed on Moonman in the Morning to promote her appearance on Channel 10’s Dancing with the Stars. Pictured with dancer Marco De Angelis

He added: ‘And she was all about, “No, I’m a woman in my own right, and I was a journalist”, but it’s like, no one gives two hoots!’ 

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Lawrence then announced he was back supporting Karl, after previously being ‘Team Cass’ during the couple’s bitter split. 

‘I have swung back. You know what, Cass, I can see why he walked! You are a nightmare,’ the comedian added. 

During the interview, Lawrence had also tried to ask Cassandra about rumours Karl secretly underwent a hair transplant several years ago.

But she wouldn’t budge and asked a network publicist to intervene.

He recalled: ‘She wouldn’t touch that. She immediately looked out the glass at the Channel 10 publicist and that question got shut down.’ 

'We're only watching you because you're a woman scorned': Lawrence was furious that Cassandra wouldn't answer questions about her ex-husband. Pictured: Cassandra and Karl on June 16, 2012 in Sydney

‘We’re only watching you because you’re a woman scorned’: Lawrence was furious that Cassandra wouldn’t answer questions about her ex-husband. Pictured: Cassandra and Karl on June 16, 2012 in Sydney

Is that why she's staying tight lipped? Daily Mail Australia understands that Cassandra and Karl reached an agreement in their divorce settlement not to criticise each other publicly. Pictured on September 5, 2018 in Sydney 

Is that why she’s staying tight lipped? Daily Mail Australia understands that Cassandra and Karl reached an agreement in their divorce settlement not to criticise each other publicly. Pictured on September 5, 2018 in Sydney 

Daily Mail Australia understands that Cassandra and Karl reached an agreement in their divorce settlement not to criticise each other publicly.

This is perhaps why the former journalist and mother-of-three is going to great lengths to avoid discussing her marriage in interviews. 

Karl and Cassandra separated in mid 2016 and the Channel Nine star began dating shoe designer Jasmine Yarbrough later that year.

Moving on: Karl and Cassandra separated in mid 2016 and the Channel Nine star began dating shoe designer Jasmine Yarbrough later that year. They married on December 8, 2018 in Los Cabos, Mexico

Moving on: Karl and Cassandra separated in mid 2016 and the Channel Nine star began dating shoe designer Jasmine Yarbrough later that year. They married on December 8, 2018 in Los Cabos, Mexico

They married on December 8, 2018 in Los Cabos, Mexico.

While on honeymoon with his new wife in Aspen on December 19, Channel Nine made the decision to sack Karl as host of the Today show.

Dancing with the Stars premieres Monday at 7:30pm on Channel 10 

Oh, dear! While on honeymoon with his new wife in Aspen on December 19, Channel Nine made the decision to sack Karl as host of the Today show. Pictured on his wedding day

Oh, dear! While on honeymoon with his new wife in Aspen on December 19, Channel Nine made the decision to sack Karl as host of the Today show. Pictured on his wedding day

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