Dr Mumbo

So… Antoinette Lattouf is back on the ABC?

If you tuned into ABC on Sunday night you may have seen Antoinette Lattouf on the screen, despite her currently suing the national broadcaster in two separate lawsuits.

Lattouf made her “acting debut” in TV drama House of Gods over the weekend, playing “an Arabic speaking radio presenter who unearths something pretty damning”. This is according to Lattouf herself, who has been doing a lot of ABC promo of late.

Taking to Twitter with a level of enthusiasm not usually seen from someone bringing multiple suits against an aggressor, she sent two unpaid promotional posts for ABC to her 30,000-strong audience, in which she announced her role, and then reminded keen viewers to tune into ABC TV or ABC iView.

Lattouf also retweeted two separate promotional posts from other media companies, both pointing viewers to the ABC.

Dr Mumbo is confused. On Monday, Lattouf launched another suit against the ABC for “repeatedly breaching its own employee Enterprise Agreement (EA) by sacking her without a proper basis and without due process”.

This fresh case, lodged in the Federal Court, is in addition to Lattouf’s Fair Work Commission claim for “allegedly sacking her because of both her political opinion and race”.

For those counting, that’s two lawsuits, and one IMDb credit.

Dr Mumbo just checked Ben Roberts-Smith’s Twitter page, and he isn’t promoting the new season of MAFS on Channel Nine. Dr Mumbo guesses he isn’t in the cast, though.

Maybe Lattouf can settle this case out of court with a small payment of compensatory damages, and a guest role in Bay of Fires.


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