Australian musician G Flip has shared the hilarious reason why they didn’t invite family to the ARIs from 2022.
The LA-based Melbourne singer walked the red carpet with their girlfriend at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion tonight, sell sunset star Chrisshell Stausebut none of their relatives went with them.
“My first ARIAs were in 2019 and I brought my whole family and they got so drunk they almost got kicked out,” the 28-year-old 9Honey Celebrity told the event. “No family here tonight, but in the years to come I’m going to give them a second chance.”
Watch 9Honey Celebrity’s interview with G Flip above.
But G Flip – who is non-binary and identifies as she/them – was more than happy to have their American friend by their side.
While hosting the ceremony onstage alongside Natalie Imbruglia and Ruel, G Flip – real name Georgia Claire Flip – praised their date, Stause, whom they met through fellow Aussie musician Tones and me.
“She’s over there, she looks so good and has a heart of gold and smells like dreams,” G Flip told the crowd as Stause looked on affectionately. “But the real hero is actually Tones and I, who introduced us. So Tones wrote the hit Dance Monkeymade a huge amount of money and then wanted to buy a mansion in LA and contacted LA’s best real estate agent, my little girl.
Ever the loving girlfriend, earlier in the evening, Stause said how proud she was that G Flip hosted the event.
“All glamorous and we’re off to the ARIAs,” the reality star in an Instagram Stories video of the couple on their way to the event. “You present, you host. This is going to be fun.”
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