Prank Station Tried to Contact Hospital

    In this undated supplied publicity photo 2 Day FM radio presenters Mel Greig, left, and Michael Christian pose. Greig and Christian during their radio program Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, impersonated Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and the Prince of Wales to dupe hospital staff into giving information on the condition of the former Kate Middleton who was suffering severe morning sickness. (AP Photo/AAP Image, Southern Cross Austereo Sydney) Australia Out, Editorial Use Only, No Archiving

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    The radio station that aired a prank call that was put through to the hospital caring for Kate Middleton had called the hospital multiple times in order to discuss what the call recorded. “We attempted to contact them on no less than five occasions,” the head of the company that owns the radio station said. “We wanted to speak to them about it.” In addition, the call was vetted by lawyers before being aired. The nurse that put through the phone call was later found dead of an apparent suicide. The hospital called the prank “appalling.”

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