Kyle and Jackie O’s newsreader Brooklyn Ross backs climate change protestors on TV segment


Kyle and Jackie O newsreader Brooklyn Ross makes a rare TV appearance as a commentator and backs climate change protesters: ‘I’ll stand up for them’

Brooklyn Ross, newsreader for the enormously popular Kyle and Jackie O show, has come out against Scott Morrison’s climate policy ahead of the federal election.

The 32-year-old made the remarks this week, while making an appearance on Channel Seven’s The Latest News.

Asked by host Angela Cox whether he supported the actions of climate change protesters who have caused public disruptions recently, Brooklyn said: ‘They have a point.’ 

Controversial: Brooklyn Ross (pictured on Instagram), newsreader for the enormously popular Kyle and Jackie O show, has come out against Scott Morrison’s climate policy ahead of the federal election during an appearance on Channel Seven’s The Latest News 

He added: ‘Australia is a bit of an international embarrassment when it comes to climate change.’

‘I thought we would be hearing more about climate change in this election – which we are not really.’

He went onto indicate that he was sceptical about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s promise to take Australia to a carbon neutral state by 2050.

‘We’ve still got long way to go until we get to net zero,’ he said, ‘I’d like to hear the plans.’ 

Standing up: Asked by host Angela Cox whether Brooklyn he supported the actions of climate change protesters who have caused public disruptions recently, Brooklyn said: 'They have a point'

Standing up: Asked by host Angela Cox whether Brooklyn he supported the actions of climate change protesters who have caused public disruptions recently, Brooklyn said: ‘They have a point’

The KIIS FM radio star said that there was a lot of hate out in the community for climate change protesters this past week.

Holding his hand up for the cameras he said: ‘I’m going to be the one to stand up for them.’

Brooklyn appeared in the news program with journalist Caroline Overington.

Critical: 'I thought we would be hearing more about climate change in this election - which we are not really,' Brooklyn said during his appearance on Channel Seven's The Latest. Pictured: Brooklyn (centre) with KIIS FM's Kyle Sandilands and Jackie 'O' Henderson

Critical: ‘I thought we would be hearing more about climate change in this election – which we are not really,’ Brooklyn said during his appearance on Channel Seven’s The Latest. Pictured: Brooklyn (centre) with KIIS FM’s Kyle Sandilands and Jackie ‘O’ Henderson

Later in the segment they were both asked to comment about Warner Bros. decision to snip out six seconds from the latest film in the Harry Potter franchise before its release in China.

Warner Bros. the producers of Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore were pressured by Beijing to remove dialogue that revealed one of the main characters was homosexual.

Brooklyn, who is openly gay, admitted he had not seen the film, said: ‘It’s just a decision to make money, isn’t it?’

Beginning his career in regional radio on the South Coast of NSW while still a teenager, Brooklyn has been with the Kyle and Jackie O Show for eight years. 

Young veteran: Beginning his career in regional radio on the South Coast of NSW while still a teenager, Brooklyn has been with the Kyle and Jackie O Show for eight years

Young veteran: Beginning his career in regional radio on the South Coast of NSW while still a teenager, Brooklyn has been with the Kyle and Jackie O Show for eight years

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