We are able to’t say we ever thought UK comic Jimmy Carr and GWS rookie Jason Gillbee would ever have a motive to speak. And even know of one another’s existence.
But the Brit was left surprised by the milk-loving Large’s story once they got here face-to-face on Ten’s The Undertaking on Wednesday night.
Gillbee started this 12 months as maybe essentially the most nameless AFL participant doable – a NSW zone choice by the rebuilding Giants, who will start his footy profession as a class B rookie.
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But one story modified the whole lot, because it was revealed Gillbee drinks milk as a substitute of water.
Like, on a regular basis. Simply drowns himself in it. Guzzles it down. Chugs away on the stuff.
Maybe unsurprisingly this startling revelation has seen Gillbee doing the media rounds – with individuals principally asking some variation on the identical query: “Why??????” Then, as a follow-up, “how???!?”
After chatting with many of the sports activities media world, Gillbee popped up on the sunshine nightly information present, the place he first answered the apparent query.
“It’s simply the style of it. It’s a style factor, a flavour, texture factor, no different actual motive. It helps me placed on a little bit of weight however I simply love the style of it,” he defined.
Then it was the flip of Carr, a slightly buttoned-up 50-year-old deadpan comic, to have a crack at Gillbee.
He started with: “I feel we have buried the lead on this story. I feel the headline is: ‘World’s Largest Toddler Additionally Performs Aussie Guidelines’.”
Gillbee cracked up, however Carr wasn’t finished.
“A private query, my younger good friend – when did you cease breastfeeding? Was there a transition interval?” he requested.
Gillbee tried to reply, saying “I don’t really know,” however that noticed Carr soar again in and say “you don’t know?! Are you continue to breastfeeding now?!”
“No, not any extra,” the Giants utility bizarrely needed to clarify on stay TV, “I’m not really positive what age it was. I don’t assume I went that lengthy however yeah, who is aware of?”
After a number of extra affordable questions – when Gilbee defined he doesn’t like different milks and his teammates had been a bit puzzled by his behavior – Carr got here again.
“Am I appropriate in saying you’re but to debut at senior stage? As a result of, identical right here, and I’m wondering what’s holding me again – presumably my milk consumption?” he joked.
Gillbee responded comparatively comfortably, saying “Yeah, I dunno, if that’s what’s holding me again – I don’t know if I might even give it up then, nonetheless…”
Carr jumped again in: “Sorry, does he not know that milk is authorized? He’s speaking about milk prefer it’s crystal meth! It’s milk, you’re allowed to drink milk!”
Gillbee responded: “That’s what I feel as nicely, however typically I feel individuals assume the opposite means.”
Naturally the interview concluded with Gillbee chugging the rest of a two-litre bottle of milk he’d been engaged on by means of the… nicely, presumably the final hour slightly than the entire day – after which tipped it over his head.
“He would be the most Australian man I’ve ever seen,” Carr concluded.
Initially revealed as ‘Are you continue to breastfeeding now?’: Comic’s roasts AFL rookie’s milk obsession