At this point, you might be forgiven for thinking the elasticity of journalistic integrity has been stretched so far it’s practically boundless. With your feed flooded with bite-sized chunks of clickbait (You Think These Headlines Are Innocent But You Won’t Believe How They’re Killing Journalism!) and lists (Top 20 Reasons To Stop Reading Proper Articles), it’s easy to forget … [Read more...] about 60 Minutes’ Interview With Belle Gibson Was A Missed Opportunity
Belle Gibson promised to tell the unvarnished truth about her public downfall on 60 Minutes last night. And interviewer Tara Brown pulled no punches when it came to asking the disgraced wellness warrior questions countless of us have wanted to put to her. So what did Channel 9 do to protect Gibson from the social media fall out? When contacted to ask if counselling had been … [Read more...] about 60 Minutes ‘exploited’ an unwell Belle Gibson says leading psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg
OPINION: Blood. Boil. Mad. As. Hell. I expect that is exactly how most Australians felt last night as they tuned in to watch Belle Gibson try to explain away the mess she’s in on 60 Minutes. To see the latest performance from the lying ‘cancer survivor, ‘wellness crusader’ or whatever she used to call herself was excruciating. Ms Gibson continued to weave her tangled web … [Read more...] about Belle Gibson on 60 Minutes: how on earth can she recover from this?
Disgraced blogger Belle Gibson has defended her fake terminal cancer diagnosis, telling 60 Minutes she believed she had cancer when she took to social media in 2013 to endorse alternative treatments. The founder of The Whole Pantry cookbook and app, Ms Gibson broke her silence for the first time in the exclusive interview since she was publicly outed. She admitted she never … [Read more...] about ‘I thought I did have cancer’: health blogger Belle Gibson defends terminal illness lies on 60 Minutes
Disgraced social media entrepreneur Belle Gibson has put forward a convoluted story that involves mysterious doctors, two birth certificates, a German cancer-detection machine and oral chemotherapy in her first televised interview after it was revealed that she had lied about having brain cancer. Ms Gibson, who launched her top-rating food app and cookbook, The Whole Pantry, … [Read more...] about My reality ‘doesn’t match your reality’: disgraced health blogger Belle Gibson