Sandilands added he wasn't hired to be "bland and boring", and that he was just being honest.
In May 2010, it was announced that Sandilands would become one of the new judges on the second season of The X Factor Australia, alongside other new judges Ronan Keating, Guy Sebastian and Natalie Imbruglia. In 2017, Sandilands narrated the reality television program Meet the Hockers, a show similar to Pawn Stars, which he also produced. on , and attracted very low ratings of just 98,000 viewers, being beaten by numerous other multichannel programs in the same timeslot.
He is currently the co-host, with Jacqueline Henderson, better known as Jackie O, of the weekday morning radio program The Kyle and Jackie O Show on Sydney's radio station KIIS 106.5. From 2005 to 2009, Sandilands served as a judge on Australian Idol.
In 2008, he became the host of Big Brother, alongside Jackie O.
In January 2010, it was announced that Sandilands and Brian Mc Fadden would be the new judges on the fourth season of Australia's Got Talent, replacing former judges Tom Burlinson and Red Symons.
During one of the show's auditions, Sandilands was involved in another controversy relating to a contestant on the show.
You know how it is when you [go] public, and it creates drama. It’s been on and off forever, but now it’s off again."She also dated Lara Bingle's now husband, Sam Worthington."I wanna be happy for them [Lara and Sam], but it really annoys me. Sophie took out legal actions against the Tasmanian man, who pleaded guilty to sending violent and sexually suggestive social media messages to the star.
In fact, the ordeal was so terrifying that the 37-year-old later revealed she had to “sleep with the light on” whenever in Australia because of it.
Yep, before signing on to date a selection of men in front of the nation, Sophie got her big break as one of the five members of noughties girl group, Bardot.
Soph beat out thousands of women for her chance to star on reality TV show as she’s been pretty unlucky in love so far.
Sandilands attributes his radio career taking off to being told by then Group Program Director Jeff Allis to "do whatever you want, just win".
Much media coverage of Sandilands has focused on the negative aspects of his personality and behaviour, notably his widely publicised clashes with and criticism of other media figures, his intemperate on-air outbursts and his alleged "out of control" ego.
Sandilands claimed that he meant no disrespect to those with Down syndrome.