Australian DJs taken off air after Royal hoax call

Mel Greig and Michael Christian Credit: 2Day FM

The two Australian DJs, Mel Greig and Christian Michael, who hoax called the King Edward Hospital will not return to their show until further notice. A statement from the station owners said:

"Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) and 2Day FM are deeply saddened by the tragic news of the death of the nurse, Jacintha Saldanha from King Edward V11 Hospital and we extend our deepest sympathies to her family, and all that have been affected by this situation around the world.

"CEO Rhys Holleran has spoken with the presenters, they are both deeply shocked, and at this time we have agreed that they not comment about the circumstances."

"SCA and the hosts have decided that they will not return to their radio show, until further notice out of respect for what can only be described as a tragedy."