Sunrise’s Samantha Armytage calls for consumers to boycott Woman’s Day and The Daily Mail

Sunrise host Samantha Armytage has taken to social media to hit out at media outlets including Bauer’s weekly magazine Woman’s Day, and online tabloid The Daily Mail.

Armytage said the publications produce rubbish journalism and should be illegal.

An earlier version of the post also called for the boycott of News Corp’s Sunday paper The Sunday Telegraph, however references to the paper appear to have now been removed.

“The silliness around my private life in the tabloids right now has reached peak stupidity,” Armytage said in an Instagram post.

“I ask you all to ignore (& not buy!!) Woman’s Day & the Daily Mail.

“The ‘sources’ quoted are made up. It’s rubbish ‘journalism’ & should be illegal.”

Armytage said paparazzi sit outside her house and follow her all day. She said once the photos are taken, these publications buy them, and retrofit made-up stories to match the images.

“It’s boring for me, & no doubt for you too,” she said to her social media fans.

Armytage has previously clashed with The Daily Mail over images showing an outline of her underwear, which the publication labelled “granny panties”. The publisher subsequently apologised.

The Daily Mail declined to comment. Bauer has yet to respond to requests for comment.


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