Byron Baes courts further controversy as Traditional owners ‘reject donation offer’ from Netflix

Byron Bay’s traditional owners have rejected a donation offer from Netflix amid controversy over their planned influencer reality series, Byron Baes. The donation was offered following an outcry that the streaming giant had not consulted with local Indigenous groups before planning the series. In a statement issued on Thursday, The Arakwal Corporation, representing the Bundjalung … Read more

Ruby Tuesday Matthews slams upcoming Netflix series Byron Baes

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Half the crew aren’t even from there!’ Ruby Tuesday Matthews slams Netflix series Byron Baes again and says there is ‘no way’ she will ever consider appearing on the show By Ali Daher For Daily Mail Australia Published: 01:40 BST, 7 June 2021 | Updated: 01:40 BST, 7 June 2021 Controversial Byron Bay influencer … Read more

Byron Baes star Sarah St John puts on a cheeky display in denim shorts

Byron Baes star Sarah St John puts on a cheeky display in a pair of denim shorts as she films the new Netflix reality show with Alex Reid By J. Peterson For Daily Mail Australia Published: 06:26 BST, 29 May 2021 | Updated: 06:26 BST, 29 May 2021 Production on Netflix‘s controversial influencer reality show … Read more

Kyle Sandilands’ former assistant Alex Reid arrives on set of Netflix’s new series Byron Baes

He was recently confirmed as a cast member on Netflix‘s new docu-series Byron Baes, and now Alex Reid has been spotted on set for the first time. In photos obtained by Daily Mail Australia, Alex – who famously used to be radio host Kyle Sandilands’ assistant – was seen walking to a filming location in … Read more

Byron Baes begins filming without consulting local Indigenous groups 

Netflix’s upcoming reality show Byron Baes has sparked more controversy, this time for not consulting local Indigenous groups or the Byron Council before filming.  According to independent newspaper Echo, the Byron Council ‘passed an urgency motion’ that would require producers to get permission before any further filming. Speaking to the paper, independent Councillor Cate Coorey said: … Read more

Why MasterChef guest judge Shannon Bennett is ‘disappointed’ with Netflix show Byron Baes

Netflix‘s new ‘docu-soap series’ Byron Baes is expected to begin filming this month, despite a huge uproar among locals who want to have it axed. And now MasterChef guest judge and Byron Bay local Shannon Bennett has weighed in on the controversy. ‘I think any show in Byron Bay or in any town should be about the … Read more

Singer Billy Otto slams Netflix’s Byron Baes after being offered $200-a-day to join the series

Billy Otto has slammed Netflix‘s controversial reality show Byron Baes for allegedly being misled by producers. The Byron Bay rocker claimed he was told the show was a positive and empowering documentary but he was disappointed after seeing the press release on April 8. ‘The way that it was pitched to me was that it was … Read more

Byron Baes cast member Billy Otto quits the controversial Netflix show

A Byron Baes cast member has quit the Netflix show just days after the cast was leaked, saying he ‘felt embarrassed’ to be associated with the program. Billy Otto confirmed on Instagram on Thursday he no longer had anything to do with the ‘docu-soap series’ which outraged locals before filming even began. The musician shared … Read more

The glamorous cast of Netflix’s controversial new reality show Byron Baes has FINALLY been revealed

The cast behind Netflix‘s upcoming reality show, Byron Baes, has finally been revealed after weeks of speculation. According to a report by The Daily Telegraph on Tuesday, the controversial new series will feature a variety of local influencers. While filming is already underway in Byron Bay, the show’s producers have until now remained tight-lipped about … Read more

Zac Efron is ‘pulling strings’ to get girlfriend Vanessa Valladares cast on Netflix’s Byron Baes

 Netflix recently announced one of the most highly-anticipated shows of the year – ‘docu-soap series’ Byron Baes. And apparently Hollywood local Zac Efron, 33, is keen to see his model girlfriend, 25, appear on the influencer-themed reality series. According to Woman’s Day, the American actor is ‘determined to make Vanessa Valladares a star’ on the upcoming … Read more