The Block presenter attacked influencer Elle Ferguson and her star fiancé for leaving the show after just “48 hours,” calling their efforts “p * ss miserable”.
Scott Cam condemned the two biggest names from The Block who left the renovation show just “48 hours” after filming.
The 59-year-old Gold Logie winner, who has hosted the show on Channel 9 since 2010, has named fashion influencer Elle Ferguson and her retired AFL star fiancé Joel Patfull who sensationally left the show during the first week of production in April.
Cam did not hesitate when asked about their sudden departure in an interview with TV Tonightsuggesting that they could not bear the hard work when they escaped after the introductory challenge.
“We had a 48-hour challenge to choose the house you get and they ran away after 48 hours. It’s something that has never happened before, “Cam told the publication.
He added: “45,000 people have signed up to be on The Block and win life-changing money. These guys managed and just couldn’t stand the pace after 48 hours… Which is a bit un-Australian for me! Come on! Poor thing. ”
news.com.au contacted Ferguson’s management for comment.
While Ferguson and Patfull have yet to officially comment on why they left, The Daily Telegraph then reported that Patful’s mother, Trish, broke her neck after a nasty fall.
Patfull, 37, a former member of the GWS Giants, and Ferguson, 36, left immediately from production in Melbourne, Adelaide, where Trish was undergoing treatment for possible brain bleeding, a broken buttock and a broken wrist.
Ferguson posted a striking post on social media about the sudden change of plans, saying: “Family always comes first.”
“Wherever you are in the world. Whatever you do. Family always comes first, ”she said in her stories with a picture of a cart with packed luggage at Melbourne Airport.
The powerful couple Ferguson and Patfull are listed to join The Block they act as competitors of the highest profile together with the former Neighbors star Sharon Johal and her husband Ankur Dogra.
Ferguson boasts 680,000 followers on Instagram, and has its own range of self-tanning, Elle Effect.
Meanwhile, Patfull, who retired from the AFL in 2016, works as head of operations for Elle Effect and has a range of sports facilities, Lost Athletes.
The couple was engaged in 2017.
Their exit marked the first obstacle The Block is a hit since filming began in April.
Earlier this month, it turned out that the show was facing a critical shortage of commercials, and the company that built the program published an urgent request on social networks for emergency applications to save the show.
Nine in Six, the construction company behind the upcoming season of Tree Change, based in Gisborne, Victoria, “desperately needs help to finish the series,” she posted on Instagram on June 8.
“We desperately need help to finish the current series The Block, Tree Change. Carpenters, coating teams, skilled workers, sales assistants “, it is written on the official account of the company.
“Wages, Occasional, Subbies we will not discriminate. Start right now, 5 weeks to go Location Gisborne Victoria. Send us a message if you are interested. ”
Block executive producer Julian Cress also said the building material was “incredibly difficult to obtain” for the construction site, blaming the “pandemic hangover” for several problems plaguing the popular home renovation series.