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Radio heavyweight Kyle Sandilands reveals his shocking health could cost him his life at any moment 

Kyle Sandilands has revealed the dire state of his physical health could cost him his life at any moment.

The Sydney radio king, 48, revealed his blood pressure is so high that his death could come at any moment.

‘I could die – that means at any stage at any time day or night,’ he said on Sunday night’s episode of 60 Minutes. 

Sandilands showed host Karl Stefanovic his home blood pressure machine could not even give a reading because his pressure was so high.  

Sydney radio king Kyle Sandilands has told Karl Stefanovic his dire physical health could mean he dies at ‘any time day or night’. The radio heavyweight, 48, showed Stefanovic his home blood pressure machine could not even give a reading because his pressure was so high

He said though there was a sign of improvement – with one recent promising reading almost reducing him to tears.

‘Two weeks ago I had the machine on and the blood pressure was good for the first time in 15 years,’ he said.    

‘That’s when I got all emotional I started to well up, and nearly cried because I thought “Oh, maybe my pressure is under control. Maybe I won’t just die one day.”‘  

Later in the show though, he made light of the state of his health as he looked at his colleague Jackie ‘O’ Henderson with tears in his eyes and told her he’d been keeping secret a ‘diagnosis’ for some time.

When Henderson asked him if he was joking, Sandilands answered wryly ‘yeah’. 

‘You had me – you so had me,’ Henderson responded. ‘That was really cruel – ass***e.’

Later in the show Sandilands, one half of the Kyle & Jackie O Show, looked at his colleague Jackie 'O' Henderson with tears in his eyes and told her he'd been keeping a 'diagnosis' secret for some time now - only to reveal he was joking

Later in the show Sandilands, one half of the Kyle & Jackie O Show, looked at his colleague Jackie ‘O’ Henderson with tears in his eyes and told her he’d been keeping a ‘diagnosis’ secret for some time now – only to reveal he was joking

The duo have been working together for almost 20 years, and dominate the airways as Australia's number one breakfast radio show

The duo have been working together for almost 20 years, and dominate the airways as Australia’s number one breakfast radio show

Other parts of Sunday night's interview reflected on the time they've spent getting to the top - and just how hard it is to maintain their status

Other parts of Sunday night’s interview reflected on the time they’ve spent getting to the top – and just how hard it is to maintain their status

‘I love you and it’s been wonderful,’ he said, struggling to control his emotions. 

‘[But] there’s a condition that I’ve been diagnosed with that I haven’t spoken to anyone about.’ 

The duo have been working together for almost 20 years, and dominate the airways as Australia’s number one breakfast show.

Kyle Sandilands and Jackie ‘O’ Henderson arrive for the debut single launch by pop group Scandal’Us at Sydney’s Planet Hollywood in 2001. The pair are ratings winners on KIIS FM

Over: Kyle split from long-term girlfriend Imogen Anthony, 29, in mid-2019 after eight years of dating

Over: Kyle split from long-term girlfriend Imogen Anthony, 29, in mid-2019 after eight years of dating

Other parts of the interview reflected on the time they’ve spent getting to the top – and just how hard it is to maintain their status.

‘I’m always worried you’re going to say something and it’ll just ruin you,’ Henderson told Sandilands. ‘Staying at number one is harder than getting to number one.’

In response, Sandilands said he ‘doesn’t give a f**k’ – an ethos his management and network bosses have capitalised on throughout his career.

‘Millions of dollars of marketing has been spent on me being a bastard,’ he laughed, while describing Henderson as the ‘yin to my yang’.

After living rough on the streets as a child and decades of mistreating his body, Sandilands revealed last year he’d started taking better care of himself on doctors’ orders. 

Moving on: Kyle is now dating his former personal assistant Tegan Kynaston (left), who is now the communications director of his company - King Kyle Pty Ltd

Moving on: Kyle is now dating his former personal assistant Tegan Kynaston (left), who is now the communications director of his company – King Kyle Pty Ltd

In October 2019, he told The Daily Telegraph he was eating healthier, and had stopped drinking excessive amounts of alcohol and taking drugs. 

‘Now, if I did one line, I’d be dead in five seconds,’ he said at the time.

He added: ‘I was like a teenage boy my entire life, and that caught up with me… so that had to get sorted out.’

He had taken cocaine and marijuana ‘on and off’ over the years, before deciding to completely cut them out of his life – as well as alcohol and sugary junk food.

Other parts of the interview reflected on the time they've spent getting to the top - and just how hard it is to maintain their status. Sandilands and Henderson are pictured with Cody Simpson

Other parts of the interview reflected on the time they’ve spent getting to the top – and just how hard it is to maintain their status. Sandilands and Henderson are pictured with Cody Simpson

Sandilands' girlfriend Tegan Kynaston had shared a photo to Instagram Stories on Sunday morning of the radio shock-jock, 48, cuddling up on the couch with his dog

Sandilands’ girlfriend Tegan Kynaston had shared a photo to Instagram Stories on Sunday morning of the radio shock-jock, 48, cuddling up on the couch with his dog

Known as the 'king and queen of Sydney radio', Kyle and co-host Jackie 'O' Henderson are believed to be getting paid $8million each per year

Known as the ‘king and queen of Sydney radio’, Kyle and co-host Jackie ‘O’ Henderson are believed to be getting paid $8million each per year

‘I’ve still got high blood pressure and I’m still on medication like a mess,’ he added. 

On May 1, Sandilands weighed himself on air and revealed he tipped the scales at 146kg – sixteen kilograms heavier than the last time he’d weighed himself.

‘Yep, I’ve gone up a bit!’ he said. ‘I’ve gone from 130kg to 146kg… I haven’t done a s**t yet, mind you.’

He had taken cocaine and marijuana 'on and off' over the years, before deciding to completely cut them out of his life - as well as alcohol and sugary junk food

He had taken cocaine and marijuana ‘on and off’ over the years, before deciding to completely cut them out of his life – as well as alcohol and sugary junk food 

He went on to say that he couldn’t ‘care less’ about the massive weight gain.

It comes after the 48-year-old was forced to deny reports in August 2018 he had ‘gone missing’ after failing to show up for work for several days in a row. 

‘Stop looking, I’m not missing,’ Kyle said on air. ‘Apparently I was missing for days. We all know I was just sick.’ 

He did not specify what his health problem was. 

His regular fill-in host, Beau Ryan, had said earlier that week he didn’t know anything about Kyle’s illness. 

Back in 2017 meanwhile, Sandilands was warned by a psychic he was ‘going to die of a heart attack’ the following year.

On May 1, Sandilands weighed himself on air and revealed he tipped the scales at 146kg - sixteen kilograms heavier than the last time he'd weighed himself. Pictured in 2015

On May 1, Sandilands weighed himself on air and revealed he tipped the scales at 146kg – sixteen kilograms heavier than the last time he’d weighed himself. Pictured in 2015

While the psychic didn’t specify his death would be weight related, she did warn him to get a calcium score test done on his heart.

A calcium score test measures the calcium in your arteries to determine the risk of a heart attack or stroke. 

In 2014, obesity specialist Dr Edward Jackowski warned that Sandilands would die young because of his weight and lifestyle.

Before his recent weight gain, Sandilands had been trying to shed the kilos.

Before his recent weight gain, yo-yo dieter Sandilands had been trying to shed the kilos

Before his recent weight gain, yo-yo dieter Sandilands had been trying to shed the kilos

Last June, he told Daily Mail Australia that he had dropped ‘three belt sizes’ in the span of 12 months.

‘I’m eating healthy and dropping off weight, but it’s a slow process,’ he said.

‘I’ve lost three belt sizes and people I haven’t seen for ages are surprised when they see me, they all tell me I’ve lost weight.’

Sandilands said he had started exercising and was enjoying the benefits of a healthy meal delivery plan.

In 2014, obesity specialist Dr Edward Jackowski warned Sandilands would die young because of his weight and lifestyle

In 2014, obesity specialist Dr Edward Jackowski warned Sandilands would die young because of his weight and lifestyle

He also stopped some of his worst habits, such as drinking ‘two litres of Coca-Cola and two litres of milk every day’.

‘I was eating s**t before and I’m so stubborn that I never wanted to listen when people told me to get in shape,’ he explained.

‘I was grossly overweight and it was making me sick. My health is so much better now.’

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