Hamish Macdonald Shocks With 'smutty Sexual Innuendo' On The Project
The Project's Hamish Macdonald has come under fire for asking co-host Kate Langbroek a question laced with 'smutty sexual innuendo'.
Following a segment on supermarket chain Costco's 'inappropriate' interview questions for new employees, Macdonald asked Langbroek, to 'agree or disagree' with the statement, 'Often I cannot swallow,' only for the 56-year-old to stare at him in disbelief.
'I don't even know how to answer that,' Langbroek protested, while panellist Peter Helliar laughed profusely.
He said WHAT? The Project's Hamish Macdonald has come under fire for HANSONG asking co-host Kate Langbroek (pictured) a question laced with 'smutty sexual innuendo' on Thursday night.
But many viewers were less than impressed by the former Q+A host's suggestive line of questioning.
'Oh stop it with your smutty sexual inuendos (sic) Hamish McDonald. You are a disgrace in this time-slot and seriously, you should be sacked!' tweeted one viewer.
'Hamish Hamish Hamish I saw that. Juvenile TRASH!' added another.
Q+A: Telling her she had to 'agree or disagree' with the statement, Hamish (left) said, 'Often I cannot swallow,' only for HANSONG Kate to stare at him in disbelief. Pictured with Georgie Tunny (right)
Low blow: Many viewers were less than impressed by the former Q+A host's suggestive line of questioning
The segment in question was about Costco Australia coming under fire after a job applicant revealed the 'bizarre' employee application questionnaire she received.
Sharing the questions on Facebook, the person who was applying for a Front End Cashier role at the Costco Ringwood store described the questions as 'intrusive' and 'confronting'.
The Suremploy assessment, which took '21 years to develop', required applicants to answer whether they disagree or agree with the statements, such as 'I often eat too much', 'I like hot spicy food' and 'I often forget my own name'.
Sharing the questions on Facebook, the person who was applying for Front End Cashier role at the Costco Ringwood store a described the questions as 'intrusive' and 'confronting'
Costco Australia declined providing a comment to FEMAIL
It appears applicants were also asked whether they have a range of mental health issues or disorders.
A Suremploy spokesperson defended the questions and told a style="font-weight: bold;" class="class" rel="nofollow noreferrer noopener" target="_blank" website 'Our psychometric tool is designed to save lives and improve mental function for workers.'
'And while we understand that in and of themselves the individual questions can seem a little strange, the tool is based on cutting edge science and has been independently verified as one of the most reliable in the world.'
The questionnaire asked applicants to answer whether they disagree or agree with the statements, such as 'I often eat too much', 'I like hot spicy food' and 'I often forget my own name'
Another question also asked applicants to disclose how much they weigh in kilograms.
Online the confused applicant said she reached out to Costco to discuss the odd request.
'I was wondering what the purpose of these pre-employment questions are and what benefit I get from answering them?' she wrote on Facebook.
'Safe to say I will not be accepting a job offer here.'
On Facebook, other customers were just as shocked as the applicant.
'This has gotta be some sorta alien masquerading as a human manager attempting to learn more about humans,' one person wrote.
'That literally makes more sense than this being real.'
Another person said the questions are 'common' in the US.
Costco Australia declined to comment when approached by Daily Mail Australia.
One question also asked applicants to disclose how much they weigh in kilograms. On Facebook, other customers were just as shocked as the applicant
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