The two Australian DJs who pranked two British nurses into revealing Kate Middleton's medical condition last week have been fired, after one of the nurses was found dead in what was apparently a suicide.

But it sounds like there's some hypocrisy happening at the station, since the duo's superiors have signed off on other stunts over the years that had the potential to cause just as much damage.

In 2009, 2DayFM's "Kyle and Jackie O" show aired a segment called "Desperate Acts," during which a listener was given $1,000 to call her sister and convince her their mother was injured, bleeding, and in need of medical attention.

Nice. Hopefully she needed the money for medical attention after her sister punched her.

Anyway, the prank worked. The sister called 911 and sent paramedics speeding to the mother, who was fine. That hoax prompted a police investigation.

Later that same year, according to TMZ, Kyle and Jackie O hooked up a teenager to a lie detector while her mother grilled her about her sex life. The stunt blew up in their faces when the girl suddenly revealed she had been raped when she was 12.

Wow. What wacky morning show material that is. They were probably scoffing about that for months.

That segment led to another police investigation, and got the DJs a weeklong suspension.

Additionally, 2DayFM has reportedly been on probation multiple times for violating Australia's broadcast rules.

Yet Michael Christian and Mel Greig still got the go ahead from bosses for the Kate prank.

2DayFM's response to the nurse's death has been that "no one could have predicted" the tragedy, which is likely true. But it's not like hurt feelings and freaking people out hasn't been the goal before.

The company that owns the station says it has "terminated" the show and will implement "a companywide suspension of 'prank' calls."

Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) issued the statement this morning saying it still feels "deep regret" for the death of hospital nurse Jacintha Saldanha following the prank ... and "take the events of the last few days very seriously."

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