It was a prank that didn't make anyone laugh and surely one that wouldn't be forgotten for a long time for the effect it had on many and one person in particular who lost her life. The two Australian DJ's who prank called the hospital where Kate Middleton was being treated would have never thought that their one harmless phone call would cause so much of harm and sadness. Mel Greig and Michael Christian tricked two nurses at London's King Edward VII's Hospital calling as the Queen of England and Prince William to check on Kate's health. Out of the two nurses, 46 year old nurse Jacintha Saldanha who took the call and then forwarded it to a colleague was on Friday found dead in what appears to be a suicide. While both the DJ's got off air saying they would never return to the radio, now the owner of the radio says they would not be going forward with their plans of having a Christmas party for the staff in lieu of the incident that has taken place.
After the incident the DJ's who posed as the royals as well as the radio station were subjected to a lot of criticism for their unintelligible prank that took the life of a nurse and mother of two Jacintha Saldanha.