Radio host Michael ‘Wippa’ Wipfli reveals his ‘obsessed’ wife’s VERY embarrassing first meeting with The Mentalist star Simon Baker
He often tells hilarious stories about his wife Lisa on his Nova FM breakfast show.
And Michael ‘Wippa’ Wipfli certainly unveiled a hysterical one on Wednesday, as he revealed the embarrassing moment his partner met The Mentalist star Simon Baker, 52, for the very first time at a charity event.
On Wednesday’s show, the 42-year-old said his ‘obsessed’ wife was desperate to get a photo with the Australian actor after spotting him on a table nearby.
Hilarious: Michael ‘Wippa’ Wifli unveiled a hysterical story about his wife Lisa on Wednesday, revealing the embarrassing moment she met The Mentalist actor Simon Baker, 52, at an event
‘We went to a charity event a while ago, my wife’s obsessed with Simon Baker,’ he laughed. ‘She was sitting at the table just googling images and wanted to go over and get a photo with him.
‘Then the night kicked on, and he was over on the dance floor, she said: “Now’s my time, I’m gonna go over and get a photo.”
But when they arrived to speak to the star, she’d failed to remove the evidence of her search history just moments earlier.
‘So went over and said “Hi Simon, do you mind if we get a quick photo?”
Fan: On Wednesday morning’s show, Wippa said his ‘obsessed’ wife was desperate to get a photo with Australian actor Simon Baker (pictured) after spotting him on a table nearby
‘[She] opened her phone to take a selfie and it went straight to the page of the google search of images.’
Through laughter, he concluded: ‘So she stood there holding her phone in front of his face with pictures of him!’
Simon Baker’s name soared to headlines on Tuesday, after it was revealed he’d split from his activewear designer girlfriend Laura May Gibbs.
A spokesperson for the actor, 52, confirmed the news on Tuesday, telling Daily Mail Australia that he and Laura, 36, quietly parted ways several months ago.
The couple were last pictured together in August, laughing and joking during a trip to the beach in Byron Bay.
‘[She] opened her phone to take a selfie and it went straight to the page of the google search of images! He said. Pictured with their children Theodore, five, Jack, four and Francesca, one
Simon and Laura first sparked romance rumours in February after they were pictured frolicking in the surf together in Byron Bay.
The pair are said to have met in Byron, where Laura’s sustainable fashion design studio is based near his farm in Nashua.
Laura made headlines in October after her activewear brand Nagnata announced on Instagram it would not re-open its Byron Bay store until unvaccinated customers were legally allowed to shop there.
It’s over! Simon Baker’s name soared to headlines on Tuesday, after it was revealed he’d split from his activewear designer girlfriend Laura May Gibbs
Posting to its official page at the time, Nagnata uploaded a photo of three models of different ethnicities, alongside a declaration that the brand would ‘reopen when ALL are welcome without fear of judgement’.
Simon and Laura first sparked romance rumours in February 2021 after they were pictured frolicking in the surf together in Byron Bay.
News of the couple’s relationship came weeks after Simon announced his split from wife Rebecca Rigg on January 29.
The pair told PEOPLE in a joint statement: ‘We remain close friends and our three children will always be the most important focus of our lives.’
But according to Fox News, they actually split nine months earlier, in April last year.
Controversial: Laura made headlines in October after her brand Nagnata announced on Instagram it would not re-open its Byron Bay store until unvaccinated customers were legally allowed to shop there