Chris Hemsworth shocks by crashing Weekend Today live cross

Sarah Carty
·Lifestyle Editor
·2-min read

He’s usually spotted surfing in Byron Bay or stocking up on fruit and veg at the local market with his wife Elsa Pataky but Chris Hemsworth decided to change things up on Saturday morning.

The Thor actor gatecrashed the weather report on Channel Nine’s Weekend Today, visibly shocking hosts Rebecca Maddern and Richard Wilkins whose mouths dropped as the Hollywood star wandered into the shot.

Chris Hemsworth on Weekend Today
Chris Hemsworth gatecrashed Weekend Today. Photo: Twitter/Weekend Today

“What are you doing?” Chris asked reporter Lauren Phillips, who was just about to launch into the nationwide weather report in Scone NSW.

“I often get teased for not having the best presenting skills or pronunciation, want to help me out?” Lauren replied.

Chris Hemsworth and Lauren Phillips on Weekend Today
Chris read the weather. Photo: Twitter/Weekend Today

Proving how much of a sport he is, the actor started reading out the weather forecast: “Perth, sunny 19, Geraldton mostly sunny, mostly that means there’s going to be no sun at some point. Karratha 36, heating up slip slop slap!” he said.

Things looked rainy in Melbourne, with Lauren asking Chris to give a shoutout to Victorians in lockdown, with the actor replying: “Hello all my friends in Melbourne. I’m from Melbourne, I’m a Victorian.”


Chris went on to joke that Richard Wilkins was recently in Byron Bay interviewing his brother Luke, but didn’t get on the phone to him.

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“You can’t avoid me, mate, I’m everywhere,” Chris said.

Rebecca Maddern couldn’t believe her eyes, saying: “Dickie, you’re the one who usually comes up with the big names on this show, but you have been trumped.

“What about that? Chris Hemsworth. Did that just happen? He just read the weather on Weekend Today. My year made. They said 2020 was bad, no it’s not. I’m a bit hot!”

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