That’s the NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and radio host Jackie O. They were playing spin the bottle.

I don't really know what to say about this…

Apparently Barry was lucky the bottle pointed to Jackie and not Kyle Sandilands. If only the rest of us were lucky enough to have a premier who didn’t take part in stunts like this with the duo that brought you 14-year-old-strapped-to-a-lie-detector-and-quizzed-about-her-sex-life and other such classy contributions to broadcasting.

Queensland’s looking pretty good right now and not just because it’s raining in Sydney.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister was meeting with Hugh Jackman. No smooching pics yet…

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    • Bill says:

      01:09pm | 24/07/12

      As if we needed further proof that NSW is the most embarrassing, backwards state in the nation. Why anyone would choose to live in that basket case is beyond me.

    • KH says:

      01:56pm | 24/07/12

      Yeah.  Come to Victoria - We have a CGI Premier - he is a special effect added to events later - there isn’t an actual real person anywhere…...

    • The Galah from Hervey Bay says:

      06:55pm | 24/07/12

      Bill….Jackie is attractive…isn’t she ?  Wish she’d consider kissing me !
      What is it with all you guys ?  Bazza is obviously going along with some silly prank but i can’t see that it’s a hanging offence.

      And Tory….really…deep down…wouldn’t you get a thrill to be kissed by the Premier of New South Wales. ?

      Why aren’t people kind to Bazza ?

    • Chris L says:

      10:29pm | 24/07/12

      I’m ok with it. Then again, I don’t have a problem with publicity stunts from the left wing either.

    • Zeta says:

      01:12pm | 24/07/12

      There is no woman alive that can resist BOF’s swagger. He’s like a husky, white Rick James, with less cocaine.

    • Gladys says:

      02:19pm | 24/07/12

      Zeta, it worries me that a bloke would say that.

    • subotic says:

      03:31pm | 24/07/12

      Gladys, it worries me that not enuff blokes would say that.

      That, and the fact that someone named Gladys would bother with making a comment in an online community forum.

      Carry on…

    • Zeta says:

      03:42pm | 24/07/12

      @ Gladys - What, a man can’t reflect on another man’s over abundance of swag?

    • M says:

      04:30pm | 24/07/12

      Not on this feminist benefit rag!

    • Brent says:

      09:27pm | 24/07/12

      quote of my night, well done zeta!

    • andye says:

      10:54pm | 24/07/12

      “I’m Barry O’Farrell, Bitch!”

    • hermano says:

      01:13pm | 24/07/12

      Barry O’Farrell is a joke.  Not that his predecessors were any better, but geez mate, have a bit of self respect.

    • pa_kelvin says:

      02:43pm | 24/07/12

      I cant work out why he would even be interviewed by those two.

    • Eleanor says:

      01:14pm | 24/07/12

      You literally could not pay me enough to mack on with Ted Baillieu or Peter Ryan. akjdbfaspfgap[fq4e

    • subotic says:

      01:15pm | 24/07/12

      What is this?

      Obviously not journalism, but it’s not political comment, social discussion, or satire either. It’s a pic of a man who 3 seconds after the moment will want to tear the lips clean from his face.

      Did I miss the point?

      See what happens when you take a vacation from the Punch? You start to miss the point of things…

    • M says:

      01:39pm | 24/07/12

      I said something along the lines of “and the point is…?”

      Needless to say, it hasn’t appeared in the comment section yet. I was initally going to ask if tory was a labor/greens voter, but then I remembered that I was on a lefty mouth piece and the question would have been irellevant.

    • Mahhrat says:

      01:15pm | 24/07/12

      *shrugs* Pollies have been kissing infants for generations…

    • Scotchfinger says:

      01:15pm | 24/07/12

      I bet Barry wants to do to her what he’s been doing to the good people of NSW for the past few years. Pretty gross pic, he’s old enough to be her father.

    • Baloo says:

      01:16pm | 24/07/12

      I’m sure his wife is happy, oh but it was for radio so that makes it OK, right Barry?

    • Wincho says:

      01:18pm | 24/07/12

      Words defy me.

    • DOB says:

      06:23pm | 24/07/12

      I think you mean “words fail me”. But “words defy me” is kinda funny. Do they run off the page when you type?

    • Alice says:

      01:18pm | 24/07/12

      A kiss with Hugh Jackman I can understand ... but this guy? Ewww.

    • tez says:

      01:26pm | 24/07/12

      Yuk What is the value to either one in this photo

    • Iron Chef says:

      01:31pm | 24/07/12

      You mean being home to The Shire and Lara Bingle didn’t already want to make you move??

    • Sad Sad Reality says:

      01:39pm | 24/07/12

      Politicians have to get some perks.

    • Mahhrat says:

      02:55pm | 24/07/12

      Mate if kissing either of them is a perk, then you’re a feminist.

    • Bern says:

      01:43pm | 24/07/12

      Could you please tell us why the leader of our state is so appalling to engage in this behaviour? What an embarrassment! It shows such poor leadership. There is no to bring the high office of state Premiere into such repute!!

    • Admiral Ackbar says:

      01:45pm | 24/07/12

      People actually listen to these arseholes despite how easy it is to change the station? Serious question.

    • sami says:

      02:50pm | 24/07/12

      Always wondered the same thing- who listens to this garbage?

    • Cry in my Gin says:

      10:12pm | 24/07/12

      It is Sydney.
      It is disturbing.

    • Susan says:

      01:49pm | 24/07/12

      I will reword… this is an all time low.

    • Susan says:

      02:08pm | 24/07/12

      Punch, if you want us to post comments that have substance then the blog piece needs to have substance.  No wonder you are getting short snappy comments given the piece.  Seems if I post a throw away line about a polly I will get something up but anything else about the empty piece won’t.

    • Liz says:

      03:45pm | 24/07/12

      Would be great if they wrote the whole story and why he stooped so low to get involved in this rubbish behaviour as our state leader?????

    • Liz says:

      03:45pm | 24/07/12

      Would be great if they wrote the whole story and why he stooped so low to get involved in this rubbish behaviour as our state leader?????

    • JT says:

      02:09pm | 24/07/12

      So am I supposed to feel sorry for Jackie O or Barry O?

    • sunny says:

      02:44pm | 24/07/12

      If they get married and she does one of those double surname things she’ll be Jackie O-O’Farrell.

      .. or Jackie O’Farell-O

    • Susan says:

      03:02pm | 24/07/12

      @sunny.. It would be shorted… “FarJack” and it would sound enough like a horse to merit a load of racing humour.

    • Mouse says:

      03:14pm | 24/07/12

      sunny, you are in fine form today!!  lol   :o)

    • sunny says:

      06:46pm | 24/07/12

      Mouse looks like Baz is in fine form too ..after that snog she sez
      “Now I know why they call him ‘The Premier’!”
      “They said he had a good stimulus package and they ain’t lyin’!”
      “He’s been in opposition far too long!”

      or maybe I’m mixing her up with Mae West smile

    • Glady says:

      02:23pm | 24/07/12

      I was just wondering if we expect our political leaders to be dull, lifeless, humourless, disconnected shells of human beings who are as perfectly listless and boringly perfect as their touched up professional photos?

      If that’s the case, could we just put on of BOF’s corflutes in the radio studio and push recorded messages.

      I only say this because FM breakfast radio is a real medium which appeals to people and they would have had a giggle or groan over this. And they’ll tune in again tomorrow and for that reason.

    • subotic says:

      03:33pm | 24/07/12

      FM breakfast radio is a real medium

      Left out the dumb between “real” and “medium” Gladys…

    • M says:

      04:32pm | 24/07/12

      Real medium? Do they talk with the dead or something?

      Or just dead celebrities?

    • n_dude says:

      04:49pm | 24/07/12

      Like talkback radio…

    • Rose says:

      07:42pm | 24/07/12

      Talk back radio is a waste of time, full of narrowminded bullshit artists!!

    • Inky says:

      09:22pm | 24/07/12


      Compared to the wonderful and broad minded individuals that reside in the comments section of this website, who never peddle half truth or outrageous claims?

    • hot tub political machine says:

      02:26pm | 24/07/12

      What is the political equivalent of jumping the shark?

    • Trevor says:

      08:42pm | 24/07/12

      Humping the shark?

    • SydneyGirl says:

      02:30pm | 24/07/12

      I am still deciding the right response: “wakupppl this is a leftist conspiracy” or “lighten up ppl can’t you take a joke”?!

      I think the PM would take The Other Barry over Our Hugh any day.

    • Alfie says:

      02:34pm | 24/07/12

      Jackie O is punching above her weight.

    • James Mathews says:

      03:12pm | 24/07/12

      Well if you’re considering moving state then move to a state like South Australia that in a recent report could add 4 Years to your life, as we’ve cleaner, greener and better air quality.

      Twitter: BigJamesMathews

    • Scotchfinger says:

      03:58pm | 24/07/12

      yes I hear Snowtown is lovely this time of year. I remember the tourism ad vividly, by the same name. Left quite an impression of your fine state, let me tell you!

    • Wilma J Craig says:

      03:18pm | 24/07/12

      If it had been Barack Obama we would have had the embarrassment of, once again, seeing Julia doing her “I’m a starry-eyed teener about to scream, wet my knickers & then faint because HE looked at me” act.

    • Budz says:

      03:26pm | 24/07/12

      Give Kylie and Jackie O a break, they aren’t too bad! They are certainly way better than The Shire!

    • Bern says:

      03:48pm | 24/07/12

      None of the above metioned is worth wasting your time on, how low are we going to go in political office or on the radio or the television????????

    • subotic says:

      04:04pm | 24/07/12

      Give Kylie and Jackie O a break

      Which leg? Pick a leg. Any leg….

    • Susan says:

      07:33pm | 24/07/12

      @subotic…. Funny smile

    • melsyd007 says:

      04:41pm | 24/07/12

      get another state of mind.
      everyone wants to move toabor States

    • melsyd007 says:

      04:43pm | 24/07/12

      both USA and NSW have BO !
      bring back labor!

    • Ben says:

      05:28pm | 24/07/12

      I’ve never listened to Kyle Sandilands, to my knowledge, but he does have this knack of infuriating the pious, self-righteous, holier-than-thou types, so I have to admire him for that.

    • Michael R says:

      08:58pm | 24/07/12

      Until now I never understood why someone as good looking as Jackie O associated with Kyle Sandilands. Now I understand: because she has no moral compass of her own. She is clueless.

    • Pucker up says:

      10:43pm | 24/07/12

      It shouldn’t be surprising.

      The same people that voted Liberal in NSW are the same people that listen to Vile and Tacky Ho.

      It’s exactly like Howard appearing on that old dear Alan Jones’ show. Bazza is just speaking to his base through their preferred medium - shithouse radio.

    • youdy beaudy says:

      05:45am | 25/07/12

      A kiss from a pretty girl, don’t want one.” Well i say, girls were made to love and kiss and who am i to interfere with this, i’m a man and kiss them when i can.”

      Just pinching a line from an ole Richard Tauber song there but in Sydney it might be not easy to find a bloke who kisses girls, if you know what i mean. But i can tell you one important thing about that photo, it looks a bit more than a nice peck to me, maybe a friendly one i hope.

      Now just to make it right for the politically minded they need to understand that it’s all Julia Gillards fault or at least it may be later when they all wake up. I hear the cries,” Election Now”, coming across the airwaves. Julia must have been around there somewhere, don’t you think?. Yeah, she’s to blame for everything.!

    • Mullows says:

      11:02am | 25/07/12

      Now i know why i only listen to MMM….

    • Mullows says:

      11:04am | 25/07/12

      Now i know why i only listen to MMM….

    • Traxster says:

      11:36am | 25/07/12

      From the looks of that photo
      I think those two should ......‘get a room’ !

    • Daniel says:

      12:38pm | 25/07/12

      Instead of fiddling about playing games on the radio. Why isnt this guy getting his sleeves rolled up and clearing clogged Sydney roads of traffic and sorting out the grid lock? Shows Labor and Liberal are one of the same.

    • Robinoz says:

      01:18pm | 25/07/12

      At the end of the day, our politicians are just human. What male with a pulse wouldn’t want a kiss from Jackie O? And haven’t you heard that all work and no play makes the Premier a dull boy?

      We need to lighten up a bit.

    • Timinane says:

      08:03am | 26/07/12

      Can Sydney please stop infecting Australia with your crap media?
      First it was Laws, then Jones now these two attention seekers Kyle and Jackie O.

      Robin Oz I just checked my pulse and wouldn’t kiss any woman or man anyway I shall offer my services checking pulses at the Sydney Mardi Gras and at the Hobart equivalent if you like.


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