Watch: Bratty Aussie anchor who delivered tirade at colleague over outfit choice admits she 'probably overreacted'

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An Australian news presenter caught on camera delivering an awful tirade at a colleague who was wearing the same coloured outfit admits she "probably overreacted".

Presenter Amber Sherlock wasn’t happy Nine colleague Julie Snook was also dressed in white, and wasn't shy about letting her know.
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Nine presenter Amber Sherlock wasn't happy sports reporter Julie Snook was also wearing white for a Nine News Now Chatroom segment, and wasn't shy about letting her know.

In a statement, Sherlock admits she "probably over-reacted" to the situation.

"Live TV can be a pretty stressful beast, at times," she said.

"And as anyone knows, it’s never much fun rocking up to work or to a party in the same outfit as one of your colleagues or friends. I probably overreacted with the pressure of presenting a live news bulletin."

Snook said the pair were friends and would get over what happened.

"What can I say? Amber and I just really love white!"

The encounter didn't go to air, but some of it was captured on camera and leaked. 

"I need Julie to put a jacket on," Sherlock says. "I asked her before we came on… I told you two hours ago."

"I'm sorry, I've been flat out," replied Snook, appealing to someone off-screen to bring a jacket.

"I made this clear two-and-a-half-hours ago," continued Sherlock.

"Amber, if it's an issue, I can get on out of here," said Snook.

The awkwardness of the encounter was plain to see on the face of guest psychologist Sandy Rea, who was also wearing white.

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