Logies: Lauren Newton’s tribute after Patti’s heartfelt speech for Bert


‘Dad would be so honoured’: Lauren Newton shares an emotional tribute after her mother Patti’s heartfelt speech for Bert at the Logie Awards

Lauren Newton shared an emotional Instagram post on Thursday in the wake of her mother Patti’s heartfelt speech at the Logie Awards.

During Sunday’s ceremony, Patti presented the Silver Logie for Most Popular Presenter in honour of her late husband, TV legend Bert Newton.

‘Dad would be so honoured to have a Logie Award named after him,’ Lauren, 42, said.

Lauren Newton (left) shared an emotional Instagram post on Thursday in the wake of her mother Patti's (right) heartfelt speech at the Logie Awards

Lauren Newton (left) shared an emotional Instagram post on Thursday in the wake of her mother Patti’s (right) heartfelt speech at the Logie Awards 

During Sunday's ceremony, Patti presented the Silver Logie for Most Popular Presenter in honour of her late husband, TV legend Bert Newton (pictured at the 2018 Logies)

During Sunday’s ceremony, Patti presented the Silver Logie for Most Popular Presenter in honour of her late husband, TV legend Bert Newton (pictured at the 2018 Logies) 

Lauren, a mother of six, expressed her love and admiration for her mum and the speech she delivered to more than a million Australians watching at home. 

Lauren said: ‘He would have been so proud of the incredible job mum did in presenting it.

‘She was so wonderful and we were all very proud.’

Lauren, a mother of six, expressed her love and admiration for her mum and the speech she delivered to more than a million Australians watching at home

Lauren, a mother of six, expressed her love and admiration for her mum and the speech she delivered to more than a million Australians watching at home 

Lauren said it was an emotional night; however, she was very happy to have been there

Lauren said it was an emotional night; however, she was very happy to have been there

Lauren said it was an emotional night, but she was very happy to have been there.

Bert died in October 2021 at the age of 81 after a lengthy illness.

The showbusiness legend was a quadruple Gold Logie winner who hosted TV’s night of nights a staggering 19 times. 

Bert died in October 2021 at the age of 81 after a lengthy illness

Bert died in October 2021 at the age of 81 after a lengthy illness

‘It feels very emotional,’ Patti told The Herald Sun. 

‘Because they’re doing a tribute to Bert, and because they’re naming an award after him, we feel very special. Bert would just be so happy.’

Patti and Bert’s daughter Lauren, who also attended the Logies, gave her mother a silver ‘Bert’ necklace to wear on the night.

The showbusiness legend was a quadruple Gold Logie winner who hosted TV's night of nights a staggering 19 times

The showbusiness legend was a quadruple Gold Logie winner who hosted TV’s night of nights a staggering 19 times 

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