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Mark Latham scores gig as TV panellist

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Channel Nine has reportedly signed former Labor leader Mark Latham as a panellist on a new late-night panel show.

The foul-mouthed Latham will be joined by former Liberal minister Amanda Vanstone, actress Pallavi Sharda, entrepreneur Tammy May and charity CEO Seb Robertson for the pilot episode to be filmed on 9 September, The Australian reported exclusively on Tuesday.

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“Nine executives may be hoping to capitalise on his recent controversy,” media editor Sharri Markson wrote.

In early August, Latham quit his job as a columnist for the Australian Financial Review amid allegations he used a Twitter account to post derogatory messages about women.

After his resignation, the former politician went on an expletive ridden tirade during an interview at the Melbourne Writers Festival.

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