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VIdeo: Australian DJs heartbroken over royal phone prank

posted at 9:46 am on December 10, 2012 by

One of two interviews they did this weekend with Aussie TV about the Kate Middleton phone hoax that may or may not have led to a nurse’s suicide. More than two-thirds of Australians say they’re blameless for what happened, but their show’s been canceled, the police are pondering an investigation, and the two of them are allegedly “receiving medical assistance amid growing fears for their ‘physical and emotional wellbeing’.” Their remorse is obviously heartfelt; maybe the clip will shrink the lynch mob a bit. Or maybe not: In the Internet age, there are no tragedies, just victims and oppressors who need to be taught a lesson. What’s the lesson again here?

If you don’t have time to watch, the Daily Beast has a full transcript.

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