AFL 2022: Sunday Footy Show tension, Matthew Lloyd responds to rumors

Essendon champion Matthew Lloyd has spoken publicly to address rumors about the behind-the-scenes tension of the Footy Show.

Essendon champion Matthew Lloyd responded to rumors of disharmony in the ranks on the Sunday Footy Show.

The show’s notoriously brutal jokes have repeatedly put the team in awkward positions and now it’s emerging that there’s tension among the star-studded jury.

The herald of the sun first reported that friendly fire has become “difficult” recently

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The host Tony Jones is always the no. 1 goal for his colleagues Matthew Lloyd, Nathan Brown, Damian Barrett and Kane Cornes.

Jones insists The herald of the sun the panel is “tight as always”.

Lloyd said Monday night Footy classified: “We have our moments, but the chemistry couldn’t be better.”

It comes after a series of incidents surrounding Jones – and live television storms.

It came out during a live broadcast in 2020 repeated several times replay of his infamous, viral kiss attempt with Rebecca Judd.

So in 2018, Jones what stitched up during a handball match segment where he was left red-faced from his complete failure to hit the target.

The popular show was marked by controversy this year later a bizarre segment in which the team discussed vaccinations through the AFL.

Lloyd apologized for the segment after Brown sparked speculation about the health of Port Adelaide star Ollie Wines.

Jones stressed at the time “we are not anti-vaxxers”.

Originally published as Essendon legend Matthew Lloyd responds to the rumors of the Footy Show