Sunrise's Nat Barr addresses 'strange' rumour about her and Kochie

"Obviously we must all hate each other!"

Sunrise host Natalie Barr has heard plenty of weird rumours about herself, but the presenter has revealed the strangest one had to do with herself and former co-host David 'Kochie' Koch.

Speaking with Yahoo Lifestyle, the presenter shared the rumour with a laugh, telling us: "That I was on with Kochie, we've all been on with Kochie according to the rumour mill!"

Sunrise's Nat Barr and David 'Kochie' Koch
Sunrise's Nat Barr addresses the weirdest rumour she ever heard about herself and former co-host David 'Kochie' Koch. Photo: Supplied

She continued: "There's lots of weird rumours like that – that we all hate each other, there's lots of rumours that, you know, obviously we must all hate each other. I don't think people believe all that stuff, that whole clickbait thing."

While there may be plenty of rumours about Nat and her co-hosts online, she adds that she will never complain about it.


"[There have been] a few strange ones, but I don't really like to complain about what's written about us, because we have great jobs," she told us. "I feel really lucky to have got this job and to still be doing this job, and to be waking in every morning and doing something I love. And to be covering news stories and bringing it to the viewers."

She added: "The viewers are the most important people in the room, the people sitting at home, watching and giving us their time every day. That's the most important thing. That's number one in our book."

'WA will always be home'

Nat Barr in WA
Nat said that she'd love to move back home to WA if she could. Photo: Instagram/Nat Barr

Nat, who is from WA and is currently working with Tourism Western Australia, shared her love for the state, encouraging people to visit if they've been before.

The presenter recently returned from a trip to Broome, where she rode camels as the sun set over Cable Beach, explored 120-million-year-old dinosaur footprints and more.

"WA will always be home to me, I fly into WA and I kind of take a breath out and think, this is where I grew up, this is where everything is familiar," Nat gushed. "The air feels different. Everything about it feels different and everything about it feels familiar.

"I miss my family, I miss the air, the beaches. It's pristine, it's kind of untouched, it's like nothing on the east coast. It's beautiful."

When asked if she'd move to WA if she could still host Sunrise from there, she quickly replied: "In a heartbeat," before adding it would, sadly, probably not happen.

"It's a bit difficult with the time difference for us, especially in summer, because of the three hours," Nat added. "We have done Sunrise there before, we've sent the weather team a lot, because they can shoot during the day and they can be standing anywhere. I'd love to do it more."

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