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Kate Middleton Prank

Australian Station CANCELS Radio Show

12/10/2012 5:53 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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The company that owns the radio station responsible for the Kate Middleton radio prank says it has "terminated" the show ... and will implement "a company-wide suspension of 'prank' calls."

Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) issued the statement this morning saying it still feels "deep regret" for the death of hospital nurse Jacintha Saldanha following the prank ... and "take the events of the last few days very seriously."

SCA says it has taken the following action:

- The suspension of all advertising on 2DayFM until further notice;
- The termination of 2DayFM’s Hot 30 show;
- A Company-wide suspension of “prank” calls
- A comprehensive review of relevant company policies and processes

SCA says it has tried to reach out to the hospital, but had "no success."

SCA doesn't believe it broke the law by making the calls ... but says it will cooperate with any police investigation.

SCA Chief Executive Officer Rhys Holleran added, "First and foremost we would like to express our deep and sincere condolences to the family of Jacintha Saldanha for their loss. We are very sorry for what has happened.”

He says SCA is also "providing support to our people who are deeply saddened by this tragic and unforseen event.”

As we previously reported ... before they were suspended, the DJs were actually BRAGGING about the call -- in which they impersonated members of the royal family to get information about Kate's medical condition.

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91.

Toallthehatersoftheworld    

Can stars have thier kids at home.seek medical attention at home the working class how to deal with the stress of these pamper people

649 days ago
92.

goaway    

To Prank a Hospital was in very very bad taste. Folks working at Hospitals are in the business of saving lives.. the radio station should lose their license.

649 days ago
93.

Deathgoat    

And now these worthless no bodies are Stars.

649 days ago
94.

Deathgoat    

Everybody in that Country wakes up in the morning with a .40 BAC. Of course they think these 2 are funny. Everybody's drunk.

649 days ago
95.

mrs. m    

Big boy from power 106 always pranks ppl, and they get so mad, but they won't commit suicide!

649 days ago
96.

Uk    

It's their fault end of if they didn't make the call she would still be here !!!!!!!!!!!

649 days ago
97.

Donna    

Yo, TMZ: No one with a functioning brain gives a sh** about that social climbing, anorexic tw** Kate Middleton, so give it a rest, would you? This website is beyond boring anymore.

648 days ago
98.

Reese Williams    

THEY WERE BRAGGING BEFORE SHE KILLED HERSELF, TMZ. GET THE FACTS ****ING STRAIGHT.

648 days ago
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