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BY GEORGE DUMONTIER

ANCHOR MEGAN MURPHY

The DJ’s behind the prank phone call to Kate Middleton’s hospital speak out about the nurse who allegedly committed suicide after answering the call. Mel Greig and Michael Christian told Australia’s “A Current Affair” …

“The entertainment value wasn’t us. It was meant to be in our silly accents. That’s where it was meant to end. It was just meant to be us being silly getting hung up on.”

According to CBS, a poll in Australia of 11,000 people showed …

“ … two-thirds of them didn’t blame the DJs for the nurse’s apparent suicide, but the stock market’s reaction was more severe. Shares of the radio station’s parent company were down 6 percent.”

The nurse, Jacintha Saldanha, left behind a husband and two kids. The DJs were visibly shaken by the events.

“I’m very sorry and saddened for the family. I can’t imagine what they are going through.”

“I’m gutted. Shattered. Heartbroken.”

The Guardian reports that Saldanha spoke about once a week with her mother-in-law, Carmine Barboza. She said nothing seemed wrong, and her son …

"Benedict used to call every day but neither he nor Jacintha said anything about what had happened. Everything seemed normal,"

Saldanha’s family plans to take her body back to India to perform her last rites.

Australian DJs Behind Middleton Prank Break Silence

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Dec 10, 2012

Australian DJs Behind Middleton Prank Break Silence

(Image Source: Today Tonight)

BY GEORGE DUMONTIER

ANCHOR MEGAN MURPHY

The DJ’s behind the prank phone call to Kate Middleton’s hospital speak out about the nurse who allegedly committed suicide after answering the call. Mel Greig and Michael Christian told Australia’s “A Current Affair” …

“The entertainment value wasn’t us. It was meant to be in our silly accents. That’s where it was meant to end. It was just meant to be us being silly getting hung up on.”

According to CBS, a poll in Australia of 11,000 people showed …

“ … two-thirds of them didn’t blame the DJs for the nurse’s apparent suicide, but the stock market’s reaction was more severe. Shares of the radio station’s parent company were down 6 percent.”

The nurse, Jacintha Saldanha, left behind a husband and two kids. The DJs were visibly shaken by the events.

“I’m very sorry and saddened for the family. I can’t imagine what they are going through.”

“I’m gutted. Shattered. Heartbroken.”

The Guardian reports that Saldanha spoke about once a week with her mother-in-law, Carmine Barboza. She said nothing seemed wrong, and her son …

"Benedict used to call every day but neither he nor Jacintha said anything about what had happened. Everything seemed normal,"

Saldanha’s family plans to take her body back to India to perform her last rites.

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