Rove got slammed for acting 'like a 12-year-old boy', but it was for a good reason

Rove kept his cool on The Project to prove his loyalty to his co-host.
Rove kept his cool on The Project to prove his loyalty to his co-host.

Aussie audiences thought Rove was acting a little weird on The Project last Friday night, and they were absolutely correct.

The triple Gold Logie winner wasn't quite his usual self as he filled in for host Waleed Aly on the Channel Ten show.

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Rove dropped a number of bizarre words throughout the program, with one viewer commenting on Twitter: "Does Rove usually act like a 12 yr old boy or is this some new thing?"

But this morning the comedian's behaviour was explained on his 2Day FM radio show as he revealed that he'd been dared by his co-host, Sam Frost, to use the random words on the TV show.

"I thought the very least you could do to show your loyalty to me is slip in a few words," Frost said about the challenge on radio this morning.

"I wanted you to throw in 'chitty chat', 'hectic', 'guys guys guys', 'delightful human', 'me scoozi' and 'mouldy pits' because of our executive producer [Alex Spurway] who has mouldy pits."

So how did Rove go?

As you can see in the video below, he absolutely nailed it:


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