Nine reporter and Footy Show regular, Erin Molan. Photo: Supplied
Channel Nine sports reporter Erin Molan has quit her regular spot on The Kyle and Jackie O Show on KIIS FM, after she was bombarded by inappropriate questions from host Kyle Sandilands and talk-back callers while live on-air.
During the August 1 segment, Molan - a regular on Nine's The Footy Show - was asked how many sportsmen she'd slept with and whether she'd had a boob job, before Sandilands called her family 'cocaine addicts'.
The reporter - who was taking part in the radio program's new series, 'Let's Get To Know Erin' - was clearly caught off-guard when producers turned the airwaves over to talk-back callers.
“I was watching The Footy Show last night and I noticed that your chest area has got a little bit bigger. Just wondering whether you’ve done a boob job recently?” asked a caller.
“That is an incredibly personal question," Molan responded. "I’m going to take the Fifth on that one and just say I’m happy with my rig as it is. That is a weird opening question. Are you not listening to what I say about football?”
After the show's second caller asked Molan how many famous sportsmen she'd slept with - “This is always a big question for any female hosts in sport. I've had one boyfriend who's played professional sport," Molan answered - Sandilands got in on the jibes. "Have you been with another cricketer though? Warnie? Have you been with Warnie?", he pressed.
When Molan then brought up concerns that her mum was listening - “Isn’t it horrific? My mum would be so proud,” she said - the conversation turned to discussion of her siblings. “My sister’s a lawyer, my brother’s a pilot and my other sister’s a teacher, so they are all the noble ones,” she said, to which Sandilands interjected: “They’re probably all coke-heads.”
Needless to say, the Nine reporter ended the segment by joking it'd be her last appearance on the show, despite it being just five weeks into its regular schedule.
"As this will be my final week, I’d like to say thank you so much for having me," said Molan, as both Jackie O and Kyle protested. “I can’t. Will I be subjected to this every week?” she added.
It turned out to be true: KIIS management were reportedly forced to apologise to Molan, who hasn't returned to the show since the incident.