Magda Szubanski defends over Australian bushfire donation

'Many give money and time quietly': Magda Szubanski defends over Australian bushfire donation controversy after they starred in an UberEats advert together

By Jessamy Tredinnick For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 02:44 GMT, 8 January 2020 | Updated: 02:58 GMT, 8 January 2020

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They never actually met while filming their viral UberEats advert in November. 

But Magda Szubanski was quick to defend after the reality star was unfairly accused of not making a donation amid the bushfire crisis in Australia.

The 58-year-old comedian tweeted on Tuesday that Kim, 39, had seemed like an 'informed' and 'compassionate' person when they spoke on the phone last year. 

'Many give money and time quietly': Magda Szubanski has defended Kim Kardashian over her Australian bushfire donation controversy, after they starred in an UberEats advert together

'Many give money and time quietly': Magda Szubanski has defended over her Australian bushfire donation controversy, after they starred in an UberEats advert together 

'For your information, when I did the UberEats ad with Kim, I spoke to her on the phone,' Magda told her 122,000 Twitter followers. 

She reminded them that the advert had been filmed 'weeks before' the fires reached the scale of devastation Australians are now witnessing. 

'The very first thing she asked me was how we were going with the bushfires. She was concerned, informed and compassionate,' Magda added.

'For your information': The 58-year-old comedian (pictured) tweeted on Tuesday that Kim had seemed like an 'informed' and 'compassionate' person when they spoke on the phone last year

'For your information': The 58-year-old comedian (pictured) tweeted on Tuesday that Kim had seemed like an 'informed' and 'compassionate' person when they spoke on the phone last year

'For your information, when I did the UberEats ad with Kim, I spoke to her on the phone... The very first thing she asked me was how we were going with the bushfires. She was concerned, informed and compassionate,' Magda tweeted

'For your information, when I did the UberEats ad with Kim, I spoke to her on the phone... The very first thing she asked me was how we were going with the bushfires. She was concerned, informed and compassionate,' Magda tweeted

'Many people donate their money and time quietly,' she concluded, implying that Kim had most likely made a donation but chosen not to disclose it.

It comes after the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star

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