Throughout one of many worst weeks of his profession, Karl Stefanovic turned to James Packer, as somebody who really understood the extraordinary strain of waging private battles within the highlight.
Stefanovic was sacked as co-host of At the moment whereas on honeymoon in Aspen this week after a collection of destructive headlines generated by his lavish wedding ceremony along with his second spouse, 34-year-old shoe designer Jasmine Yarbrough. Stefanovic’s dismissal had been speculated for a while, following the messy breakdown of his 21-year marriage to first spouse Cassandra Thorburn, which noticed feminine viewers desert At the moment.
James Packer was in Aspen to assist Stefanovic, his shut pal of 20 years.
“The friendship is sacred to them and personal, however larger than any job or any story may very well be,” a supply near Stefanovic stated. “It’s not the friendship of a TV persona and billionaire, it’s two males within the highlight bearing the identical pressures [and] not pretending to be invincible . . . each of them simply put on their coronary heart on their sleeves.”