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Radio DJ's Apologise for Kate Middleton Hoax Prank Call to Hospital Imperasonating Queen

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- 1994 days ago -
Gotta love these prank radio calls eh? Hope Kate and Will make out all right with this. Wish them both the best!

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Elizabeth F (134)
Friday December 7, 2012, 10:28 am
A little late that the nurse whom answered the phone commit suicide.

Past Member (0)
Friday December 7, 2012, 11:13 am
Yes, the news announced that the nurse was found on the hospital floor.

Rebecca Y (26)
Friday December 7, 2012, 1:01 pm
Well, we all know these radio DJ's don't use their brains often enough to think of the consequences and guess what, a very nice person is dead because of them. Do you really think an apology, a half-hearted one at that, is going to make it better? Idiots!

Dianna M (16)
Friday December 7, 2012, 2:27 pm
Yeah, I thought prank calls were hilariously funny when I was making them as a child. Then I grew up.

Leanne B (46)
Friday December 7, 2012, 3:30 pm
We need to think before laughing at bad behavior and calling it "Entertainment"... it's not OK to harass, bully or so call prank anyone. But this is just my opinion.

Kathleen Smith (0)
Friday December 7, 2012, 4:44 pm
Isn't there some legal action that can be taken against these two nuts? If nothing else, they both ought to get kicked off their jobs.

marie C (163)
Friday December 7, 2012, 5:50 pm
I soooo agree Kathleen what idiots

Diane L (110)
Friday December 7, 2012, 8:41 pm
Dianna M., I think we all made them as calling a convenience store to ask if they had "Pop on ice and then when the clerk said "yes", we'd say, "better let him off it before he catches cold" type of stupid stuff.

Okay, so WHERE is the information about the nurse committing suicide? Nothing in the link about that.

Lloyd H (46)
Friday December 7, 2012, 9:35 pm
Just how are these imbecilic pre-pubescent ratings hogs going to apologize to the family of the Nurse that they drove to suicide with their callous stupidity.

Jules W (61)
Friday December 7, 2012, 9:47 pm
Very Very sad. Both, young and old, have to remember the impact our actions even without intention, can cause to another human being, now all sadly too late. She leaves a husband and two young children, RIP

Diane L (110)
Friday December 7, 2012, 10:05 pm
Okay, found links all over the place about the nurse. How sad. However, it said she was the receptionist who took the call and then transferred it to others who gave out some very general information. Even though giving out ANYTHING over the phone is highly unethical here in the U.S., the worst thing would have been disciplinary action taken against whoever gave it out, wouldn't it? Why did this woman commit suicide, and the reports online said the cause of death was unknown, actually.

Now, IF she did indeed take her own life because of this crank call, then the two D.J.'s could be charged with manslaughter, can't they?

Veronique L (209)
Saturday December 8, 2012, 1:58 am
It's very sad for the nurse who took the call; apart from that, it was just a hoax!

Helle H (21)
Saturday December 8, 2012, 6:55 am
Too bad about the nurse, but it was a prank. Nobody should take this so serious. They didn't got any wrong or bad information to broadcast, so I really don't understand why this is so wrong.
I could understand it if it had happend in Thailand where they almost regard their royal family as gods.

marie C (163)
Saturday December 8, 2012, 8:51 am
What a PRANK when it cost some one their life What thoughtless idiots of course its wrong
The Royals are loved in the UK except for the usual left wing thankfully minority at this time who are too ignorant to realize how much money the Royals make for this country
Think again I hope these idiots have learned a powerful lesson.

Gloria H (88)
Saturday December 8, 2012, 9:59 am
why did they continue with the prank? Why didn't they tell the nurse at the end? However, it having been broadcast live, she would have lost her job.(better that than her life).We need to remember that dying in childbirth was common place, and still happens today. Freak deaths can occur through staph and flesh eatting bacteria. You never know when your time is up.As for the pranksters...their careers on radio....their time is up.
Unlike Rush who keeps spewing hate and STILL is on the air, these lads don't have his clout (and retarded mean spirited minions) who would support any of his antics.

Les M (3)
Saturday December 8, 2012, 2:57 pm
i may be in the minority but don't believe the djs should be fired or persecuted. it was a prank call on a radio show. it happens all the time. is the end result tragic? of course it is. it's awful that she could become so depressed from this one idiotic instance to actually kill herself. i feel sorry for her family, friends and co-workers. but i do not blame the djs. it was the media attention, negative publicity, and public reaction that happened afterwards that caused her depression.

Jane Mckenzie (20)
Saturday December 8, 2012, 4:35 pm

Diane L (110)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 2:34 am
Okay, so Gloria, it might have cost the nurse her job. Losing one's job shouldn't be the "end of the world", nor cause for ending one's life. I think the prank call was stupid, and not very professional, and even the two DJ's said they were shocked that their call was even put thru. They also said they won't return to their jobs until it's all worked out (settled).

Diane L (110)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 10:26 pm
I've had to "catch up" to several days worth of "Nightline" on my DVR, and this topic has been a nightly issue. The fact the DJ's did something silly is not debateable. We've all made pranks on others, and some of them have gone wrong. The two here are devastated by what resulted. The station has been threatened and lost sponsorships.

The "crux" of the matter is that the nurse had to have had serious mental issues in the first place. Why was a simple prank call behind her taking her own life? The DJ's never threatened her, nor did they require her to do anything. It was silly, and such a poor "impersonation" of the Queen, as they said, they never thought they'd be taken seriously or the call to even been put thru. The woman who killed herself left behind a family, and that is extremely sad, but something tells me she had issues that might have resulted in the same thing sooner or later, given the right "trigger" and who knows what else might have been just that, the "trigger"?

Julie W (32)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 4:14 am
Diane, I agree. I just don't understand why she committed suicide. Because of that, these two silly kids are being blamed for her death, which seems more than a bit unfair. Ok, it was a silly joke, but no harm was intended. They are being treated rather harshly.

Cam V (417)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 2:28 am
Her problems were a lot deeper than a prank telephone call for sure. Sad no matter how you look at this.
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