Kyle Sandilands well being: Cocaine use, hypertension

Kyle Sandilands appears poised to disclose a severe well being situation in a bombshell interview on 60 Minutes this weekend.

In a promo for the Channel 9 show, the KIIS FM star is proven tearfully turning to co-host Jackie O and saying: “I like you and it’s been fantastic, (however) there’s a situation I’ve been identified with that I haven’t spoken to anybody about.”

It’s unknown what situation Kyle is referring to, however the radio star definitely hasn’t shied away from going into element about his ailing well being prior to now.


In 2018, Kyle revealed on radio that he was used cocaine when he was internet hosting Large Brother again in 2008.

“Again within the day, unhealthy drug dependancy,” he confessed to a surprised Jackie O. “Migraines, I used to be self-medicating alone unlawful narcotics.”

“How unhealthy was it?” a shocked Jackie requested.

“Oh , the divorce had occurred and life wasn’t nice again then so I buried my face into a giant pile of cocaine to try to recover from it. It didn’t work.”

The KIIS FM host mentioned the drug use lasted a number of years within the late 2000s and admitted he didn’t care if he died or not.

“The blood stress, that’s what might have killed me,” he mentioned. “They mentioned, ‘Pay attention, your blood stress is so excessive constantly that at any stage you can simply die.’ I used to be like, ‘No matter’.

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

Kyle mentioned he turned to a different drug to try to overcome his cocaine use.

“I bought off that by hitting the weed, laborious,” he mentioned.

“When you’re self-medicating on something, alcohol, any form of medication … you must try to get off it,” he mentioned to KIIS FM listeners.

“It’s not a great place to be in,” he mentioned. “However I nonetheless got here in and gave it every little thing, most days.”


In 2014, Kyle went lacking from the KIIS FM breakfast present attributable to sickness on a number of events and the rankings suffered in consequence with the present dropping its grip on the primary FM breakfast title.

Kyle opened as much as The Daily Telegraph about his well being struggles, saying on the time: “I had hypertension and sleep apnoea – some days I’d get up and I’d been ravenous myself of oxygen by not respiratory all through my sleep.”

Kyle mentioned he has a sleep apnoea masks to assist however he refused to put on it as a result of he thought his girlfriend on the time, Imogen Anthony, would discover it unattractive.

“It’s very unromantic trying and my girlfriend is a 23-year-old sizzling mannequin,” Kyle advised The Each day Telegraph. “ Do you suppose I actually need to have her climbing into mattress with me going … (does a Darth Vader impersonation) … ‘hey babe’.

“She’s like, ‘put your masks on’. And I’m like, ‘no’.”


In 2017, Kyle revealed how many coffees he was consuming daily, and the quantity was staggering.

“30,” Kyle advised, which included a minimum of 12 throughout his four-hour KIIS FM breakfast present.

Going into element about his “day on a plate”, Kyle mentioned he was getting up at four.45am and consuming nothing till he arrived on the radio station.

“I’ll have espresso after which there’s some form of toasted sandwich factor supplied at 7.30, a ham sandwich with tomato on it,” he mentioned.

“By lunchtime, I’m in Kings Cross consuming some f***ing foul wholesome hen factor with spinach and all this different sh*t that I don’t even like.

“However I eat it as a result of all my buddies are into injecting themselves with steroids to fake they’re match. In order that they’re all sitting round like they’ve been on the gymnasium all day however they’ve simply been whacking themselves up with needles. Prime blokes. So I’m consuming the identical garbage they’re consuming.”

For dinner, Kyle advised that he was consuming “the Paleo Pete (Evans) sh*t, which is sort of good”.

After listening to her co-host listing his every day meals consumption, Jackie O referred to as “BS” and accused him of mendacity.

“That’s the reality,” Kyle insisted, earlier than including that he was compelled to wash up his act after some well being issues. “I used to be virtually useless final yr. My drawback was I’d drink means an excessive amount of espresso and I used to be consuming Coca Cola prefer it was water. Now I’ve swapped over to water.”

The 60 Minutes story on Kyle and Jackie O airs this Sunday evening at eight.40pm on Channel 9