Kyle Sandilands says he ‘has spies everywhere’ at other radio stations
Kyle Sandilands says he has ‘spies everywhere’ at other radio stations after it emerged one of his producers is living with a 2Day FM staff member
Sydney radio producers will be looking nervously over their shoulders after Kyle Sandilands joked he had ‘spies’ at stations across the city.
The KIIS FM presenter announced on Wednesday “I have spies everywhere” after it emerged that one of his producers, “Snappy Tom” Whitaker, shared a unit with a staff member from the small-town show. -2Day FM lunch.
After Tom didn’t show up for work, Kyle suggested going to his house to find him, only to have one of his employees mention that his roommate works for the rival station.
Mr Everywhere: Sydney radio producers will look nervously over their shoulders after Kyle Sandilands jokes he has ‘spies’ at city stations
It was then that Kyle hinted that the living arrangement was his way of keeping tabs on events at his old stomping ground at 2Day FM.
However, it is believed he was joking and not spying on rival shows.
Kyle has a habit of not mentioning other on-air programs, although he recently welcomed some Triple M listeners after Lawrence Mooney abruptly left the Moonman on the morning show.
Connections: The KIIS FM presenter (left, with co-host Jackie ‘O’ Henderson) announced ‘I have spies everywhere’ on Wednesday after it emerged that one of his producers, ‘Snappy Tom “Whitaker, shares a unit with a staff member of the breakfast show 2Day FM
Mooney called the attorneys earlier this month after he was fired by the network a year before his contract expired.
Labor attorney John Laxon confirmed Nov. 15 that he was acting for Mooney against the parent company of radio station Southern Cross Austereo.
“My client has a contract that runs until the end of next year, which SCA has terminated,” Mr Laxon said.
“The terms of this contract were drafted by SCA and were negotiated and agreed to by my client. He will hold SCA to these conditions.
Finished: Kyle has a habit of not mentioning other on-air programs, although he recently welcomed some Triple M listeners after Lawrence Mooney (pictured) abruptly quit the Moonman on the kid’s show -breakfast
“All my client asks is that SCA honor the contract and respect the contractual provisions that it has put in place.”
The comedian, 56, was hired in early 2019 to host Moonman in the Morning breakfast alongside Jess Eva and Chris ‘Pagey’ Page.
His contract, estimated at $2 million per year, was due to expire in 2022.
His exit came two weeks after he disappeared from the airwaves without explanation, and amid rumors of a “major” falling out with co-host Eva.
Legal case: Mooney called the lawyers earlier this month after being fired by the network a year before his contract expired. The comedian, 56, was hired in early 2019 to host the Moonman in the Morning breakfast show alongside Jess Eva (L) and Chris ‘Pagey’ Page (R)