After our own Pete Deppeler, or “Intern Pete” as he’s known as on the Kyle & Jackie O Show attended the Steve Smith press conference at Sydney airport on Thursday night, he went to ask a question that was framed with a comment that, at the time, he believed was being supportive of Steve.  

Kyle & Jackie O spoke with Peter this morning to discuss the facts on how it came about, whether he was sorry for what was said and the media and social media attention he received over the weekend following.

“If I had the opportunity I’d like to apologise to Steve,” said Pete to Kyle and Jackie and all of our listeners on KIIS. “I do feel for the guys and I think my timing definitely wasn’t right on that. So I am truly sorry to Steve.”

After hearing Pete’s explanation of events, Kyle and Jackie both gave their take on the situation and addressed the social media backlash that was received.

You can watch the entire on-air address of the press conference in the video above.

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