A 14-year-old girl disclosed live on air this morning that she was raped at the age of 12, during 2Day FM's Kyle and Jackie O breakfast show.
A 14-year-old girl disclosed live on air this morning that she was raped at 12, during 2Day FM's Kyle and Jackie O
The disclosure occurred live on air during a lie detector test, a regular segment
during which a person is strapped to a detector and peppered with questions by their partner/mother/sister/best friend, and moderated by Austereo's Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O.
Sandilands' nemeses, the "fun police" Media Watch,
gave us a run down of 2Day FM's form on lie detectors last year
. According to MediaWatch
, "contestants have had their honesty tested on subjects like STDs; masturbation; anal sex; threesomes; and eating faeces during sex." After one particularly controversial episode, Jackie O said:
JACKIE O: I, I apologise to anybody out there who has been offended with this segment that we've done all week, I know it's probably gone too far and I do apologise about that.
KYLE SANDILANDS: What sort of a dork have you turned into overnight? --
2Day FM, The Kyle and Jackie O Show, 27th June, 2008
This morning the person in question was 14-year-old Rachel, who was strapped to the machine and then interrogated by her concerned mother, who said that she was worried about Rachel indulging in under age sex and drugs [LISTEN HERE]:
JACKIE O: We're all a bit nervous actually because mum Michelle has brought her daughter in to go on the lie detecto r...