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Buttrose finished up with Studio 10 on Wednesday, just hours after her departure from the morning show had been announced. All eyes were on Drysdale during her colleague's final show, given the recent rumours of a feud between the two following last year's much-reported brussels sprout-throwing fight. Drysdale stayed silent on air, while fellow panellists Joe Hildebrand and Sarah Harris showered Buttrose with praise. Drysdale wasn't so quiet in a candid radio interview yesterday , in which she confirmed the infamous brussels sprout incident had indeed happened - and said she wouldn't miss her departing colleague.
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