UK hospital divulges Kate’s condition in radio hoax!

The London hospital says it had fallen for a prank call from an Australian radio show.


Reuters December 07, 2012

The London hospital — treating Prince William’s pregnant wife Kate — admitted on Wednesday it had fallen for a prank call from an Australian radio station, relaying personal details about her condition.

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in central London on Monday. She was suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum, very acute morning sickness which causes severe nausea and vomiting.

However, two presenters from the Australian 2Day FM radio station managed to go one step further after calling the hospital pretending to be William’s grandmother Queen Elizabeth and his father, the heir-to-the throne Prince Charles.

Despite putting on unconvincing impressions of the royal duo, the presenters were put through to the ward, where Kate is being treated, and given intimate details about how she was faring.

“She is sleeping at the moment and she has had an uneventful night,” a flustered-sounding nurse told the presenters, who called in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

The Australian radio station issued an apology but said the call had been made with “light-hearted intentions.”

Published in The Express Tribune, December 8th, 2012.  

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COMMENTS (1)

Insane | 9 years ago | Reply

The Australian radio station issued an apology but said the call had been made with “light-hearted intentions.”

Your lighthearted intention has killed the Nurse. Now face the tune.

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