Ever since the announcement that Sarah Murdoch had left Australia’s Next Top Model earlier this week, there’s been plenty of speculation as to which fashion-related Australian personality will step into the hosting role.

It’s definitely not Jennifer Hawkins. J-Hawk’s manager told Sydney Confidential that “Jen was approached last Friday and said no.”

Posh-voiced Shane Warne squeeze Liz Hurley is the number one pick for the gig, according to Confidential who this morning wrote: With the program in production for only half the year, insiders feel that Hurley would be the perfect fir, as it would enable her to spend half the year living in Australia and the other half in Britain.

Like most information that comes from ‘insiders’, this latest tip ought to be taken with a generous pinch of salt.