Kyle Sandilands and fiancée Tegan Kynaston are officially parents to a baby boy!
The exciting news of baby Otto’s arrival comes after Sandilands, 51, got the call Kynaston, 37, was in labour while he was live on-air presenting KIIS FM’s The Kyle and Jackie O Show, and walked out to be with his fiancée for her delivery.
It was also later revealed he cut his son’s umbilical cord, and the show’s Intern Pete revealed “nothing compares” to the smile on Sandilands’ face post-delivery, which he saw when he caught up with the new dad in the car park outside the hospital, about 30 to 40 minutes after the delivery, when Sandilands was going to get some Twisties.
Listen to Sandilands’ joy in the video above.
“The joy and happiness, honestly, I’ve never seen him like it guys,” Intern Pete said on the show, before playing audio from Sandilands.
“I’ve just come out of the theatre,” Sandilands, who was clad head-to-toe in scrubs, told Intern Pete. “Do I look like a doctor? How good do I look in this outfit?”
“Otto is born, Otto is fabulous, I cut the cord, I didn’t realise it was like tough calamari, and blood squirted out,” he said.
“Mum’s doing great, he’s happy, he’s up there breastfeeding, I’m watching Karl [Stefanovic] on the Today Show, everything’s good.”
“Guys, I am broadcasting from home for a reason. And that reason seems to have raised its head now,” Sandilands suddenly said on-air earlier this morning when news that Kynaston had gone into labour broke.
“I think I might have to leave the show and go to the hospital,” he continued.
“Guys, I am so sorry. I feel very unprepared,” he said. “[But] I’ve got to run. I don’t want to seem like I’m abandoning you, but I need to be there for my child.”
This is Sandilands’ first child, and the couple announced the joyous news they were expecting in true radio star fashion – by making an on-air announcement.
“I’m having a baby!” Sandilands announced earlier this year, one week after he and Kynaston – who have been together since 2019 – learned of her pregnancy. They also held an elaborate gender reveal above Sydney Harbour.
A month later, Sandilands revealed he and Kynaston were going to call the baby Otto, and also said the name was not a hit with all their family members.
“I don’t think it’s gone down too well with the family. Even Tegan’s mum goes, ‘Oh, there’s no need to rush into a name.’ And my auntie Jill went, ‘What sort of stupid name is that?'” Sandilands told co-host Jackie ‘O’ Henderson.
Henderson was also surprised by Sandilands and Kynaston between radio segments, when the couple asked her to be Otto’s godmother.
“Oh my god, oh my god!” Henderson said as she entered the studio filled with balloons and flowers, in a video shared to the radio show’s social media.
Sandilands, Kynaston and Henderson were all smiles as she received an array of gifts for the special surprise, including a bouquet of flowers, a framed picture of the baby’s sonogram and a Friends novelty mug that read: “The one where I become a godmother. Est. 2022.”
Sandilands and Kynaston have been together since 2019, and late last year, Sandilands popped the question while the couple were on holiday in Port Douglas, Queensland.
The duo went public with their romance on New Year’s Eve in 2019 when Kynaston shared a photo of herself kissing Sandilands in front of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Prior to the couple pursuing a romance, Kynaston was Sandilands’ personal assistant. She is now a director of communications of Sandilands’ company King Kyle Private Limited.
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