Thursday 24 November 2022 08:56 PM ACA's Tracy Grimshaw reveals her biggest regret - as she admits show 'hadn't ... trends now

Thursday 24 November 2022 08:56 PM ACA's Tracy Grimshaw reveals her biggest regret - as she admits show 'hadn't ... trends now
Thursday 24 November 2022 08:56 PM ACA's Tracy Grimshaw reveals her biggest regret - as she admits show 'hadn't ... trends now

Thursday 24 November 2022 08:56 PM ACA's Tracy Grimshaw reveals her biggest regret - as she admits show 'hadn't ... trends now

A teary Tracy Grimshaw thanked Australians for supporting A Current Affair on Thursday night as she wrapped up her 17-year run as host on the show.

In an emotional farewell speech, the TV veteran made a canidid admission that the show didn't always quite hit the mark - revealling her hatred for 'bra stories'.

'Now, we haven't always got it right over the years,' she said.

Tracy Grimshaw was teary-eyed as she thanked Australians at home for watching A Current Affair during her final episode as host of the popular investigative news show

Tracy Grimshaw was teary-eyed as she thanked Australians at home for watching A Current Affair during her final episode as host of the popular investigative news show

'A few years ago, we fell in love with bra stories... Yep, that settle on you for a second.'

Tracy continued: 'I hated them. And now we don't do bra stories anymore. It was a struggle to stop the power going to my head on that one.'

The 62-year-old also recalled that when she started at ACA, the bosses 'didn't like interviews that ran longer than four minutes' because they thought viewers at home would be 'bored'.

In an emotional farewell speech, the TV veteran made a canidid admission that the show didn't always quite hit the mark - revealling her hatred for 'bra stories'

In an emotional farewell speech, the TV veteran made a canidid admission that the show didn't always quite hit the mark - revealling her hatred for 'bra stories'

'I hated them. And now we don't do bra stories anymore,' Tracy said

'I hated them. And now we don't do bra stories anymore,' Tracy said

'Now look at us. Interviews can run the entire show because you've told us you like that,' she added. 'Thank you for watching them. You have let me indulge my own love of the chat.' 

Tracy was honoured by celebrities and ordinary Aussies who her show has helped over the years, with her replacement yet to be announced.

The veteran presenter, who has interviewed the likes of Oprah, Ellen Degeneres, Celine Dion and Sharon Stone in her 40-year career, was handed a bouquet of flowers as she told viewers they would 'soon' find out who would take her place.

A teary Grimshaw was handed a bunch of flowers as she teased to viewers they would find out 'soon' who would be taking her place at A Current Affair

A teary Grimshaw was handed a bunch of flowers as she teased to viewers they would find out 'soon' who would be taking her place at A Current Affair

Mr Albanese ased if Australian TV would ever be the same again

Former 7:30 host Leigh Sales also farewelled Grimshaw on Thursday night,

Former 7:30 host Leigh Sales and Prime Minister Anthony Albanese farewelled Grimshaw on Thursday night, with Mr Albanese asking if Australian TV would ever be the same again

'I'm terrible at the GB word, you know, the one that ends in 'bye' and starts in 'good' because I'll blub and you all know that won't be pretty,' she said.

Tracy then paid tribute to the entire Channel Nine team and gave a special shout-out to 'Daria' who she

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