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Karl Stefanovic stormed off the Today show live on air on Wednesday after his co-host Allison Langdon implied he was ‘fat’.

The pair were discussing the high-profile defamation case involving Amber Heard and Johnny Depp, during which the actor’s sister Christi Dembrowski claimed his ex-wife had branded him ‘old and fat’.

After the news segment aired at 9:11am, Karl commented, ‘Being called a fat old man is like…’ before Ally corrected him: ‘You’re not old.’

He's gone! Karl Stefanovic (left) stormed off the Today show live on air on Wednesday after his co-host Allison Langdon (right) implied he was 'fat'

He's gone! Karl Stefanovic (left) stormed off the Today show live on air on Wednesday after his co-host Allison Langdon (right) implied he was 'fat'

He’s gone! Karl Stefanovic (left) stormed off the Today show live on air on Wednesday after his co-host Allison Langdon (right) implied he was ‘fat’

After a one-second pause, she clarified: ‘…or fat! I said all of them! Old or fat!’

But Karl was having none of it, jumping up from the sofa and telling the camera: ‘She’s fat-shaming! She’s fat-shaming again, Australia! I’m going on a diet.’

After storming off and leaving Ally alone to wrap up the show, she said in disbelief: ‘I was paying you a compliment!’

Gone: After a news segment about Amber Heard and Johnny Depp's court case, Karl remarked, 'Being called a fat old man is like...' before Ally replied: 'You're not old'

Gone: After a news segment about Amber Heard and Johnny Depp's court case, Karl remarked, 'Being called a fat old man is like...' before Ally replied: 'You're not old'

Gone: After a news segment about Amber Heard and Johnny Depp’s court case, Karl remarked, ‘Being called a fat old man is like…’ before Ally replied: ‘You’re not old’ 

Karl, 47, then grabbed Channel Nine publicist Adrian Motte for a private chat behind the scenes, telling him, ‘That’s disgusting, isn’t it?’

Ally, 42, defended herself from the couch, saying: ‘I basically called you young, thin and handsome.’

But Karl’s tantrum didn’t stop there, as he shouted: ‘I really try. My feelings get hurt!’

Drama: Karl then grabbed Channel Nine publicist Adrian Motte (right) for a private chat behind the scenes, telling him, 'That's disgusting, isn't it?'

Drama: Karl then grabbed Channel Nine publicist Adrian Motte (right) for a private chat behind the scenes, telling him, 'That's disgusting, isn't it?'

Drama: Karl then grabbed Channel Nine publicist Adrian Motte (right) for a private chat behind the scenes, telling him, ‘That’s disgusting, isn’t it?’

After Karl’s walk-out, a stunned Ally said: ‘He’s so sensitive! I just called him thin, handsome, and young. That’s what I just said.

‘I deal with this every day. Every day is like this!’

Karl was then seen pretending to cry against a wall at the back of the studio, confirming the segment had been a joke.

Duo: Karl (right) and Allison Langdon (left) have been hosting Today together since 2020

Duo: Karl (right) and Allison Langdon (left) have been hosting Today together since 2020

Duo: Karl (right) and Allison Langdon (left) have been hosting Today together since 2020

Johnny Depp’s sister took the stand at his defamation trial in the U.S. on Tuesday and described their troubled childhood at the hands of their abusive mother. 

Christi Dembrowski, 61, was called by Depp’s team to testify and told the jury about their upbringing in Kentucky.

Asked if there were occasions where Heard was not nice to Depp, Dembrowski said there was one that ‘really stayed with me’.

They were at Depp’s office and Christian Dior had called saying they were interested in working with Depp.

She said: ‘Johnny told Amber they were interested in him.

Insults: Johnny Depp's sister Christi Dembrowski (pictured) took the stand at his defamation trial in the U.S. on Tuesday and described their troubled childhood at the hands of their abusive mother. Asked what Amber Heard would say about Depp's physical appearance, Dembrowski said she would call him 'an old, fat man'

Insults: Johnny Depp's sister Christi Dembrowski (pictured) took the stand at his defamation trial in the U.S. on Tuesday and described their troubled childhood at the hands of their abusive mother. Asked what Amber Heard would say about Depp's physical appearance, Dembrowski said she would call him 'an old, fat man'

Insults: Johnny Depp’s sister Christi Dembrowski (pictured) took the stand at his defamation trial in the U.S. on Tuesday and described their troubled childhood at the hands of their abusive mother. Asked what Amber Heard would say about Depp’s physical appearance, Dembrowski said she would call him ‘an old, fat man’

Sad memories: Depp at times looked to the floor as his sister spoke. He appeared to be deeply moved as his older sister recounted their childhood together

Sad memories: Depp at times looked to the floor as his sister spoke. He appeared to be deeply moved as his older sister recounted their childhood together

Sad memories: Depp at times looked to the floor as his sister spoke. He appeared to be deeply moved as his older sister recounted their childhood together

‘Her reaction to that was she was in disbelief and sort of disgust because she said, “Dior, why would Dior want to do business with you? They’re about class and style and you don’t have style.” It was insulting, kind of taking away that one moment. That insult is there.

‘I’ve seen the insults, multiple times actually.’

Asked what Heard would say about Depp’s physical appearance, Dembrowski said she would call him ‘an old, fat man’.

Verbal: Asked if there were occasions where Heard was not nice to Depp, Dembrowski said there was one that 'really stayed with me'. Pictured: Amber Heard arriving at court on Tuesday

Verbal: Asked if there were occasions where Heard was not nice to Depp, Dembrowski said there was one that 'really stayed with me'. Pictured: Amber Heard arriving at court on Tuesday

Verbal: Asked if there were occasions where Heard was not nice to Depp, Dembrowski said there was one that ‘really stayed with me’. Pictured: Amber Heard arriving at court on Tuesday

Source: DailyMail AU

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