“Fat slag...you’re a piece of sh*t. You haven’t got that much titty to be wearing that low cut a blouse. Watch your mouth girl, or I will hunt you down.”
-- Kyle Sandilands' on-air response to a journalist after a report about poor ratings of his TV show.
News outlets are labelling him "vile" and and his comments "filthy" -- but advertisers that keep his show on air continue to stand by his comments.
Video Ezy, Foxtel, Aeroplane Jelly and others all help keep Sandilands on air through their regular advertisments during the Kyle and Jackie O show and Take 40 countdown. Join the call for them to pull their advertising -- and 2Day FM will be forced to sack Sandilands to protect their bottom-line.
Help ensure Sandilands can't get away with this vile behaviour again -- help me call on 2day FM sponsors to pull out of advertising until Sandilands is dumped.
Please sign the petition to ditch #VileKyle - an email from you will be sent to every petition target as soon as you sign.
Take the message of why advertisers should cancel their support for Sandilands by posting why you signed directly on their facebook wall:
Video Ezy: http://on.fb.me/w36tEv (Major sponsor of Take 40)
Some major brands like Blackberry, Blackmores, Vodafone, Telstra and others have pulled their advertising support for Kyle Sandilands in 2012 as well. For more updates about advertisers' 2012 positions, see this link: http://news.change.org/stories/advertisers-rule-out-sandilands-for-2012
For live updates on who has withdrawn advertising, see the tab named "Petition Updates"
Some important twitter links of Kyle's employers:
- Energy Australia
- 2day FM
- Birkenhead Point Outlet Centre
- Lemon Detox
- Airport Link
- Chemist Warehouse
- Channel 7
- Video Ezy
On Tuesday (22 November) morning Kyle Sandilands went on a vicious attack of a journalist after she reported poor ratings of his Monday TV show.
Sandilands' comments included: “Fat slag...you’re a piece of sh*t. You haven’t got that much titty to be wearing that low cut a blouse. Watch your mouth girl, or I will hunt you down.”
The comments have been condemned by news outlets across the country -- and a huge community backlash is erupting on social media. It's clear the community won't stand by while Sandilands is allowed to continue with his sexist and offensive comments.
Sandilands has a long track record of offensive comments -- in 2009 a 14 year old girl revealed she had been raped while taking a lie detector test on his show, and he responded “so that’s the only experience you’ve had?”
These 2009 comments sparked advertisers Optus to pull out of their sponsorship for the Kyle and Jackie O show.
I call on you to immediately pull out of any sponsorship or advertising during Sandilands' show (both the Kyle and Jackie O show AND the Take 40 Countdown) until he is sacked from radio.
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