One of Karl Stefanovic's famous mates missing from bday bash

Karl Stefanovic, centre, is flanked by his Today show mates Sylvia Jeffreys and Lisa Wilkinson (who was noticeably absent from his birthday bash), pictured earlier this year in Noosa. Pic source: Instagram Karl Stefanovic

Despite nearly every A-list Australian celebrity rocking up to Karl Stefanovic’s 43rd birthday barbecue yesterday, one face was noticeably absent: Lisa Wilkinson was nowhere to be found.

Her no-show has many wondering just where on earth Stefanovic’s Today show co-host was.

Wilkinson regularly posts updates on her life on social media, but yesterday, all her Instagram account revealed was this cryptic message:


So true. Life is hard enough. Thanks for the reminder @hilarioushumanitarian #instaquote

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While it’s unclear if the message was directed at Stefanovic, it seems no love has been lost between the usually chummy looking pair with not even a “happy birthday” post from Wilkinson.

However, Stefanovic still looked like he had a blast at his party where he was joined by new girlfriend Jasmine Yarbrough and her family.

The TV host greeted his famous friends and family in the front yard of his Sydney home, sharing kisses and hugs as one by one, a who’s who of Aussie celebs started rocking up.

Sylvia Jeffreys took to social media to share a happy snap of the event.


Good times with the birthday bloke @kstefanovic ?

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She wore a bright yellow shirt and jeans.

Other famous guests included Ben Fordham, Christian Wilkins, though dad Richard was also missing, radio hosts Ryan “Fitzy” Fitzgerald and Michael “Wippa” Wipfli.  

What do you think of Lisa Wilkinson’s no-show?