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Kyle Sandilands slammed for comments about Chinese women

Kyle Sandilands has been criticised for making ‘appalling’ comments about Chinese women on his on KIIS FM radio program on Tuesday morning.

The radio host, 49, says he made a certain discovery about Chinese women after interacting with a sex worker.  

On Tuesday evening, The National Council of Women Australia condemned Sandilands’ remarks as ‘totally unacceptable’. 

Kyle Sandilands has been criticised for making ‘appalling’ comments about Chinese women on his on KIIS FM radio program on Tuesday morning

‘The comments by Sandilands in my view are appalling and totally unacceptable for radio at any time,’ NCWA President Robyn Nolan told The Daily Telegraph.  

‘Such a discussion warrants an immediate apology to all women and Sandilands should be taken to task for his behaviour yet again.’ 

The radio personality is no stranger to fallout from his often controversial remarks. 

In January, he was slammed for referring to  Meghan Markle’s mother Doria Ragland as ‘the black mum’ and making sexual remarks about the Queen live on air.

Hosts Sandilands and Jackie ‘O’ Henderson spoke with the Duchess of Sussex’s estranged half-brother, Thomas Markle Jr, on KIIS FM.

The radio host, 49, says he made a certain discovery about Chinese women after interacting with a sex worker. On Tuesday evening, The National Council of Women Australia condemned Sandilands' remarks as 'totally unacceptable'

The radio host, 49, says he made a certain discovery about Chinese women after interacting with a sex worker. On Tuesday evening, The National Council of Women Australia condemned Sandilands’ remarks as ‘totally unacceptable’

'The comments by Sandilands in my view are appalling and totally unacceptable for radio at any time,' NCWA President Robyn Nolan said. 'Such a discussion warrants an immediate apology to all women and Sandilands should be taken to task for his behaviour yet again

‘The comments by Sandilands in my view are appalling and totally unacceptable for radio at any time,’ NCWA President Robyn Nolan said. ‘Such a discussion warrants an immediate apology to all women and Sandilands should be taken to task for his behaviour yet again

A part of the interview had to be cut after Sandilands suggested women would ‘spring their legs open’ for Mr Markle due to his sister being a member of the Royal Family. 

Another part of the interview has also since been deleted. 

‘You would have said ‘hey have you seen that Meghan Markle? Well she’s my sister. Boing! The legs spring open. It’s amazing,’ Sandilands said in the since deleted audio, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.  

A spokesman for KIIS FM’s owner, the Australian Radio Network, told the Sydney Morning Herald that interviews were often cut down to fit into a ‘best of’ package.

‘This was a cheeky and irreverent interview in the style that regular listeners of the show are accustomed to. When listening to this interview within the context of the show, it is clear this is a light-hearted and inoffensive chat,’ they said.

The radio personality is no stranger to fallout from his often controversial remarks. In January, he was slammed for referring to Meghan Markle's mother Doria Ragland as 'the black mum' and making sexual remarks about the Queen live on air. Pictured: Markle and Ragland

 The radio personality is no stranger to fallout from his often controversial remarks. In January, he was slammed for referring to Meghan Markle’s mother Doria Ragland as ‘the black mum’ and making sexual remarks about the Queen live on air. Pictured: Markle and Ragland 

Parts of that audio was deleted. A spokesman for KIIS FM's owner, the Australian Radio Network, told the Sydney Morning Herald that interviews were often cut down to fit into a 'best of' package. Kyle is pictured with co-host Jackie 'O' Henderson

Parts of that audio was deleted. A spokesman for KIIS FM’s owner, the Australian Radio Network, told the Sydney Morning Herald that interviews were often cut down to fit into a ‘best of’ package. Kyle is pictured with co-host Jackie ‘O’ Henderson

In September 2019, Sandilands was the subject of formal complains and protests over his comments about the Virgin Mary. 

He said on air at the time: ‘I thought Mary was his [Jesus Christ’s] girlfriend but apparently it was the mother.’

‘And the mother lied obviously and told everyone, ‘Nah I got pregnant by a magical ghost’. Bulls**t.  

‘Someone chock-a-blocked her behind the camel shed… You might believe everything that’s written down 2,000 years ago to be absolutely accurate and good on you, you’re dumb. Dumb as dog s**t.’

In September 2019, Sandilands was the subject of formal complains and protests over his comments about the Virgin Mary

In September 2019, Sandilands was the subject of formal complains and protests over his comments about the Virgin Mary

Radio watchdog the Australian Communications and Media Authority received more than 150 complaints about Sandilands' Virgin Mary statement

Radio watchdog the Australian Communications and Media Authority received more than 150 complaints about Sandilands’ Virgin Mary statement

Sandilands, who apologised for his joke, said at the time that he ‘never meant to hurt anyone’ with his ‘joke’.  

‘Sometimes I just say things as a joke and it offends some people,’ he said to media from outside his Los Angeles mansion, where he was hiding out at the time. 

‘You don’t realise until you offend someone (and) when you hear about it, (you think): ‘Oh f**k, that’s pretty s**t’.

‘When you’re a comedian you say funny things and you think you’re funny, but then you don’t realise you piss some people off. 

‘I already put a statement out saying I never meant to p**s anyone off, I never meant to hurt anyone – I’m here to make people laugh, not to make them angry.’

Police were also called to intervene as Muslim and Christians prayed in the street and called for Sandilands to be fired over his blasphemous comments

Police were also called to intervene as Muslim and Christians prayed in the street and called for Sandilands to be fired over his blasphemous comments

His apology came after radio watchdog the Australian Communications and Media Authority confirmed it had received more than 150 complaints about Sandilands’ Virgin Mary statement.

KIIS FM, where Sandilands and Henderson have worked since 2014, was inundated with dozens of protestors outside their Sydney studios following the remarks.

Police were also called to intervene as Muslim and Christians prayed in the street and called for Sandilands to be fired over his blasphemous comments.  

In a statement to Daily Mail Australia, an Australian Radio Network (ARN) spokesperson apologised for Kyle’s comments.

‘As we said last week, we echo Kyle’s [apology] and unreservedly apologise for any offence that may have been caused,’ they said.

‘Last week when this content ran, we immediately recognised that it wasn’t appropriate for distribution and it was removed immediately.’

Sandilands, who apologised for his joke, said at the time that he 'never meant to hurt anyone' with his 'joke'

Sandilands, who apologised for his joke, said at the time that he ‘never meant to hurt anyone’ with his ‘joke’

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