The topic of household chores can often be the cause of fights in any household.
While men are increasingly doing more of their share, it’s still far from even-stevens, which is what many couples fight about.
This morning on Sunrise, however, it was the cause of a hearty debate between colleagues.
The team were hosting segment about how men and women view domestic duties differently and the idea of outsourcing domestic duties, after a survey found most men were happy to outsource but women were ‘embarrassed’ to do that.
Panellist Prue MacSween took a swipe at Sunrise co-host David ‘Kochie’ Koch while talking about women who should get a cleaner in to help with the household chores if they could afford it.
“Men have outsourced for years; it’s called getting your wives to do it, or partners to do it,” MacSween said.
As Koch laughed at loud at her comments she added “Yes Kochie, you in particular, probably.”
“The time with your family and trying to look after these lazy men is better spent for your relationship than all this other guilt trip women have,” MacSween added.
She wasn’t the only one to have a go at Kochie.
Fellow panellist Ben Davis said males weren’t lazy, they were busy doing the mowing.
“And the ironing,” Kochie added, as co-host Sam Armytage told Kochie to ‘shut up’, although in a light-hearted tone.
“Did you just tell me to shut up?” he responded after the segment. “It’s like being at home. I come to work and it’s like being at home.”