Shock Jock Kyle Admits To Addiction: “I Buried My Face In A Pile Of Cocaine”

Shock Jock Kyle Admits To Addiction: “I Buried My Face In A Pile Of Cocaine”
SHARE
THIS



Kyle Sandilands has admitted to a five-year-long cocaine addiction in the late 2000s on the eve of his Trial by Kyle premiere.

Speaking on KIIS’ Kyle & Jackie O show this morning, Sandilands said he used the drug as a way of self-medicating his migraines.

The admission came when Jackie O spoke about a recent interview where she told a journo Sandilands faked an illness while the pair were hosting Big Brother in 2008.

To which Sandilands responded: “I could tell everyone why I was really not there.”

“It’d be a big shock.”

“Drug addiction,” Sandilands confessed.

“That was a bad time in my life,” he added.

“Migraines, I was self-medicating on my own illegal narcotics.”

Questioned by Jackie O what motivated his use of cocaine, Sandilands said: “Oh you know, the divorce had happened and life wasn’t great back then so I buried my face into a big pile of cocaine to try and get over it.

“It didn’t work.

“So anyway, I’m better now. Fat as hell. Did you see how skinny I was back then?

“Nevermind that’ll dominate all the newspapers on the eve of my show,” he added.

Cutting back after an ad break, Sandilands added the reason he skipped Big Brother was because he “was too munted to do it.”

Speaking about why he stopped, the shock jock said: “The blood pressure, that’s what could have killed me.

“They said, ‘Listen, your blood pressure is so high continuously that at any stage you could just die.’ I was like, ‘Whatever’.

“I didn’t care if I lived or died. Isn’t that weird?”

Happy to of finally kicked the habit, Sandilands added, “And now I’m on the bench deciding who’s right or wrong tonight,” he said referring to Trial by Kyle. 

“How the world changes.”

Last week, Sandilands said he didn’t “give a fuck” if the program works or not before adding that his only motivation was “money and fame”.

Please login with linkedin to comment

jackie o kiis fm Kyle Sandilands Trial By Kyle

Latest News

Shop! ANZ Calls On Industry To Participate In ANZ Shopper And Retail Marketing Industry Survey
  • Marketing

Shop! ANZ Calls On Industry To Participate In ANZ Shopper And Retail Marketing Industry Survey

Shop! ANZ is calling on shopper and retail marketing professionals from all retail related disciplines to participate in the first ANZ Shopper and Retail Marketing Industry Survey in four years. This important research provides a guide of where the retail marketing industry in Australia and New Zealand has come from and what is anticipated to […]

How To Align A Marketing Strategy With Customers’ Shifting Perspectives
  • Opinion

How To Align A Marketing Strategy With Customers’ Shifting Perspectives

In this guest post, Ania Kubiak (main photo), A/NZ country manager at Lucid, offers her tips on how to align your brand with customers’ fast-moving expectations… In today’s digital world, the speed at which consumers’ perspectives and opinions on political and social environments is changing faster than ever before. Consumers are inundated with new information […]

Opinion

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
Woolies’ Retail Media Business Cartology Announces New Appointments
  • Advertising

Woolies’ Retail Media Business Cartology Announces New Appointments

Cartology, the retail media business of Woolworths Group, has further expanded its team with Martin Wood (pictured below) been promoted to head of strategic partnerships and Matt Gower (main photo) has joined the business as senior manager of research and insights. Wood will lead a new team dedicated to servicing the retail media business’s largest […]

Condé Nast Agree To Wage Raise After Two-Year Campaign By The New Yorker Union
  • Media

Condé Nast Agree To Wage Raise After Two-Year Campaign By The New Yorker Union

CondÉ Nast, the publisher of publications such as VOGUE, Vanity fair, Pitchfork and The New Yorker has agreed to raise the minimum wage for employees after a campaign by the New Yorker union. The union had previously organised a protest, which saw New Yorker staff demonstrating outside VOGUE editor-in-chief Anna Wintour’s home. Placards at the protest had […]

GoDaddy Wins Gold As Official Partner For Australian Olympic Team
  • Technology

GoDaddy Wins Gold As Official Partner For Australian Olympic Team

GoDaddy has announced it has been named as the official website builder partner of the Australian Olympic team for the Tokyo 2020 Games.  GoDaddy has a history of supporting entrepreneurs and small business owners in Australia. Many Australian Olympic athletes are small business owners themselves, running businesses and side hustle to help support the pursuit […]

Global Media Network MDC Partners Adds This Is Flow To Global Affiliate Program
  • Marketing

Global Media Network MDC Partners Adds This Is Flow To Global Affiliate Program

MDC Partners (NASDAQ: MDCA), the company that owns agencies including 72andSunny, Anomaly and Media Kitchen, has expanded its global footprint in a partnership with This Is Flow. The Australian based indie will become MDC’s affiliate media planning and buying agency across Australia and New Zealand and will help manage global clients and participate on global pitches etc. however This is Flow will still remain 100% independent.

Woman hand using mobile phone and laptop, Worldwide connection technology interface.
  • Technology

DoubleVerify’s Custom Contextual Targeting Launches On The Trade Desk

DoubleVerify has announced the expansion of a partnership with The Trade Desk to include activation of DV Custom Contextual, which will enable programmatic advertisers using the platform to target relevant audiences in a privacy-safe manner that does not utilize cookies or personally identifiable information. The Trade Desk now supports a comprehensive suite of DV’s pre-bid […]

Seven Reveals Revenues Up 45% In Q4
  • Media

Seven Reveals Revenues Up 45% In Q4

Seven West Media releases Q4 update. Yet, no mention of Ben Roberts-Smith or James Warburton's gold-plated toilet seat.

Swinburne University Of Technology And FourthRev Help Students Gain Hands On Digital Skills
  • Marketing

Swinburne University Of Technology And FourthRev Help Students Gain Hands On Digital Skills

Swinburne University of Technology has launched a series of  Bootcamp Graduate Certificate courses, developed in partnership with FourthRev. The courses, an Australian-first, will upskill career changers and provide students the capabilities required to thrive in the digital economy. They are available on-campus and through its online arm, Swinburne Online. Alongside completing projects which will emulate […]

PayPal Partners With Welcome To Country
  • Marketing
  • Media

PayPal Partners With Welcome To Country

PayPal has partnered with Welcome to Country, Australia’s first Indigenous-led not-for-profit marketplace, which showcases businesses that support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Welcome to Country launched in 2019, providing an online platform for Indigenous experience providers across tours, day treks, scenic flights, bush food, festivals, art and cultural experiences. When the pandemic hit, the […]