Mark Latham has launched a scathing attack on Studio 10's Joe Hildebrand while explaining why he didn't turn up for his publicised appearance on the show.
Latham was expected to accompany One Nation leader Pauline Hanson to Wednesday's episode of the Channel 10 breakfast show after announcing his political comeback.
But Hanson was left alone on the panel, sitting beside an empty chair that Latham insists should never have been there.
On Thursday night, the former Labor Leader explained why he was a no-show in an exclusive chat with Triple M.
Joe Hildebrand has since fired back at Latham, saying that "no-one calls us a liar and gets away with it."
"We have the text message from Pauling Hanson's office the night before that clearly says that Mark Latham is the guest on the show," Hildebrand said.
"We will be making that text message public."