Kyle Sandilands is slammed over comments to aboriginal singer trends now
Radio star Kyle Sandilands has copped some flack after comments to Australian Idol finalist Royston Sagigi-Baira following a performance on the program.
Sandilands, who is a judge alongside Harry Connick Jr, Meaghan Trainor and Amy Shark, told the 24-year-old Indigenous Australian that he knew 'his journey' because he has Aboriginal relatives.
'A lot of people don't know this about me but my stepbrother and stepsister are Indigenous and my sister also has three or four Aboriginal foster children and I know your journey and it's not always an easy journey, but you have shone like a bright son on this stage every time' Kyle said.
But many Indigenous viewers said Kyle's comments to relate to the singer made them feel uncomfortable.
'Just NO! As a fair skinned Wiradjuri woman, I have no idea the struggles my browned skin sister faces