Dating An Ex Sex Worker
Channel Seven reporter Ryan Phelan’s career believed to be in jeopardy after recently outed romance with retired sex worker Samantha X
After he professed his love for former sex worker Samantha X [aka Amanda Goff] on Monday, network executives, fans and advertisers are said to have been left fuming.
The Daily Telegraph reports that the announcement has ‘raised more than a few eyebrows,’ and jeopardised his ‘wholesome image.’
Ryan, 42 and Amanda, 43, took to social media to finally break their silence this week, but the congratulatory messages they received may not tell the whole story.Media analyst Steven Allen has added weight to the growing concern, implying to News Corp the impending backlash may be swift and unforgiving.
The biggest issue with network bosses is believed to be with station advertisers, who allegedly won’t hesitate in pulling ads.
‘Conservative brands should be hyper sensitive about their alignment and no reputable advertiser would not be reviewing their practices,’ Steven said.
Daily Mail Australia have reached out to Channel Seven for comment.
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He also expects the romance to shatter Ryan’s ‘wholesome image’, earned in part thanks to his frequent appearances on flagship breakfast show Sunrise.
The publication cited comments from their own readers to highlight the impact on his career. I always liked Ryan Phelan. He seems like a nice fellow and is very intelligent, eloquent and handsome,’ a reader wrote.
Career in doubt? Media analyst Steven Allen has added weight to the growing concern, implying to News Corp the impending backlash may be swift and unforgiving
‘Each to their own, but he just plummeted in my eyes.’Following the couple’s announcement, fans and even Channel Nine journalist Ben Fordham offered congratulatory messages.
‘Happy for you both. Good luck and good on you both’, Ben wrote.Amanda has cited her new relationship with the Seven journalist as the driving force behind her retirement, which she announced via Instagram on October 24.
PUBLISHED: 15:02, 22 November 2017 | UPDATED: 21:43, 22 November 2017
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