Erin Molan quits booze after drunk dialling NSW politician at 1am
Erin Molan quits booze after drunk dialling NSW politician at 1am

Molan quits booze after drunk-dialling premier

Erin Molan has self-imposed a January booze ban after drunk-dialling NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian on a girls night out.

Molan fessed up while interviewing Berejiklian on the new Hughesy, Ed & Erin 2Day FM breakfast show, revealing it wasn't a solo slip-up.

"I have actually quit drinking for January right but I've had a couple of indiscretions," the popular sports presenter and NRL host said.

"It might have been 11pm, potentially midnight or 1am, I am not quite sure. We (fellow television presenters Belinda Russell and Lizzie Pearl) were talking and we clearly need to get lives but we were talking about how well you (Berejiklian) have handled the pandemic and how we all look up to you. Then I said to the girls, Gladys and I are basically best friends, do you want me to call her and I will tell her how we all feel."

Unfortunately the call rang out.

"So the Premier of the state didn't answer, nor has she returned my calls since. I just wanted to check the status of our friendship Gladys," Molan said.

Erin Molan and Gladys Berejiklian at the NSW Women of the Year awards.
Erin Molan and Gladys Berejiklian at the NSW Women of the Year awards.

Berejiklian diplomatically assumed it was a pocket dial.

"Can I be honest, I did have a missed call after midnight and you know what I thought Erin? I thought you'd pocket dialled me," she said.

"I thought that I did return your text Erin, if I didn't, I apologise. In my head I did, don't worry."

Originally published as Molan quits booze after drunken antics

You won't see Erin Molan out on the town until February.
You won't see Erin Molan out on the town until February.


Scott Bowman takes on new role at another university

Premium Content Scott Bowman takes on new role at another university

Professor Bowman left CQUni in 2018 after 10 years of service

Two in hospital after alleged assault at Silly Solly’s

Premium Content Two in hospital after alleged assault at Silly Solly’s

A man in his 40s and a teenager have been taken to hospital with facial...

UPDATE: Woman taken to hospital with suspected snake bite

Premium Content UPDATE: Woman taken to hospital with suspected snake bite

She was reportedly bitten on her arm by a snake.