60 Minutes has come under fire for a misleading promo which suggested radio shock jock Kyle Sandilands was facing a major illness.
The way it was teased in the promo even fuelled speculation it could be terminal.
“There’s a condition I’ve been diagnosed with that I haven’t spoken to anybody about….” he tearfully told co-host Jackie ‘O’ Henderson.
Last night Henderson also became tearful at the confession, only to discover it was the latest prank from Sandilands.
But on social media, some were decidedly unimpressed with the interview by Karl Stefanovic, and Nine promo:
The interview is understood to have been filmed some months ago.
Last year 60 Minutes ran a promo saying a story was so big it would “rock the foundations of Australia.” It turned out to be alleged Crown links to Asian crime syndicates. Crown later denied the claims.