The radio presenters who made the prank call to the London based hospital where the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge was convalescing have had their show officially axed by parent company, Southern Cross Austereo.
ABC News reports that the pair will be allowed to return to broadcast on the airwaves, but in different roles that have yet to be decided on.
Mel Greig and Michael Christian were co-hosts on the Hot 30 show on Sydney’s 2Day FM radio station when they called the London hospital as a prank, pretending to be the Queen to get an update on the Prince William’s wife’s medical condition.
The Indian-born nurse, Jacinta Saldanha who put the call through to the Duchess’s ward was found dead on December 7 a couple of days after answering the station’s prank call.
Saldanha is believed to have committed suicide and was found in her lodgings near the hospital where she worked in Central London.
The prank call was a pre-recorded segment that was passed by producers and included in the show when it went to air.
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