Sam Armytage shocked by Kochie's 'disgusting' confession

Alicia Vrajlal
Entertainment Editor
On Wednesday Sunrise host Kochie admitted he pees in his swimming pool. Photo: Channel Seven

David ‘Kochie’ Koch is known for making some statements on air that can leave viewers divided, but his latest has even caught Sunrise co-host Samantha Armytage off guard.

The 63-year-old TV presenter has confessed he lets his bladder go in the swimming pool, and yes, you read that correctly, he wasn’t just taking the pi*s.

The admission came up when the Channel Seven duo began discussing a news item about guests who ‘pee in pools’ at rentals during vacations.

When Sam said she’s never committed this pool crime, Kochie responded, “I think you're lying... you've never peed in your pool?”

“No!' Samantha said, adding, “I can't believe you just said while watching that, ‘Who doesn't pee in the pool!?’ That's disgusting!”

Kochie's co-host Samantha Armytage was absolutely shocked. Photo: Channel Seven

The father-of-four clarified that it’s only his personal swimming pool in which he’ll go about his business more freely.

“In your own pool - no one else's,” he said.

“There's a lot of water around. That's why you chlorinate.”

When Sam responded, “'That's gross. The water goes purple - don't you know?”, Kochie disagreed, saying, “No it doesn't”, adding he can “vouch for it”.

Fans have shared their views on Kochie’s confession on social media.

“Did anyone besides Mark and myself just hear Kochie off Sunrise tell everyone he pees in the pool where s his wife gets out and pees on the grass?! He told everyone on TV. He’s in the dog house I bet now (sic),” one viewer wrote on Facebook.

But Kochie’s not the only one. Back in 2013, US Olympian swimmer Michael Phelps admitted “everyone pees in the pool”.

As some say, if you’ve gotta go, you’ve gotta go.

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