Shane Warne TV Miniseries: Shane Warne’s children slam ‘beyond disrespectful’ TV drama

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Shane Warne TV Miniseries: Shane Warne's children slam 'beyond disrespectful' TV drama
Shane Warne TV Miniseries: Shane Warne's children slam 'beyond disrespectful' TV drama

Shane Warne TV Miniseries: Shane Warne’s children slam ‘beyond disrespectful’ TV drama

Shane Warne TV Miniseries: A television mini-series dramatising the life of the late Shane Warne was described as “beyond disrespectful” on Thursday by the Australian cricket legend’s children.

In March, the spin king, 52, passed away at a five-star resort in Thailand due to natural causes, shocking and upsetting millions of his followers worldwide as well as politicians and celebrities.

Barely six months later, Australia’s Nine Network — who employed him for years as a commentator — announced this week it plans the two-part film “Warnie” to be broadcast next year.

“Over two big nights, Warnie will be the fitting tribute to one of the greatest Australians of all time, the Aussie larrikin who lived and loved large in the 9Network’s must-see drama event of 2023,” the broadcaster said.

Shane Warne TV Miniseries: Shane Warne's children slam 'beyond disrespectful' TV drama
Shane Warne TV Miniseries: Shane Warne’s children slam ‘beyond disrespectful’ TV drama

Warne’s eldest daughter Brooke, 24, made clear her anger.

“Do any of you have any respect for Dad? Or his family? Who did so much for Channel 9 and now you want to dramatise his life. And our families (sic) life 6 months after he passed away?” she said in an Instagram story.

“You are beyond disrespectful.”

Warne’s other daughter Summer, 20, also hit out, writing on Instagram: “I would really like to know what goes through people’s heads to think this is okay?”

She called the Nine Network “a disgrace”.

“Have some respect. How disappointing, only 6 months after his passing and your (sic) already trying to make money off of this?”

Warne, who is credited with revitalising the leg-spin technique. He picked 708 Test wickets while playing for an Australian team that dominated the 1990s and 2000s. Before becoming a respected commentator.