In a joint interview with Australia’s “A Current Affair,’’ her co-host, Michael Christian, said their production team thought of the idea just before going on air.
“[We] just had the idea for just a simple harmless phone call . . . We thought . . . it was going to go for 30 seconds [and] we were going to be hung up on,” he said. Greig said, “we thought a hundred people before us would’ve tried it, we thought it was such a silly idea and the accents were terrible and not for a second did we expect to speak to Kate let alone have a conversation with anyone at the hospital. We wanted to be hung up on.”
She added, “These prank calls are made every day on every radio station in every country around the world and . . . no one could’ve imagined this to happen.”
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