So, after Today Tonight
's efforts to paint him as a redeemed, reformed man... and after the "Matt Newton has a chance to put his past behind him and be reborn as host of The X-Factor
Along comes this article
So, he's been escorted home from Dublin because of 'health concerns', has had to withdraw from hosting the show, and apparently (according to the article) there's been another violent stoush-with-girlfriend. And then, the highlight of the article, "The latest controversy is a disaster for Seven's X Factor, which is due to make its multi-million dollar debut next Monday. The network is yet to decide how it will deal with pre-recorded footage of Newton." Flashbacks to Kyle Sandilands being dropped from Idol? Somehow I don't think this one will be as easy to resolve.