Jackie & # 39; O & # 39; Henderson burst into tears on his breakfast radio show in Sydney on Monday when he revealed that a colleague's four-year-old son had died tragically.
The 43-year-old singer told listeners that her friend, the KIIS FM content director Derek & # 39; DB & # 39; Bargwanna, recently lost his son Tate, who died quietly while he slept & # 39;
Jackie said that the entire KIIS team was devastated by the news because they are like family members, and added that many staff members attended Tate's funeral on Saturday.
& # 39; This has been very traumatic for all & # 39 ;: Jackie & # 39; O & # 39; Henderson burst into tears on Monday when he revealed that a colleague's four-year-old son had tragically died
Jackie started the emotional segment by apologizing to the listeners if, in the last week, they had sounded flat. in the air.
& # 39;[DB’s] Tate, a four-year-old son, died in his sleep and it was completely unexpected and we do not know why, "he said.
He died peacefully while he slept. And it has affected us all a lot and we have tried every day to go on the air and continue because DB would never want us to take a day off. "
Discouraging: the 43-year-old singer told listeners that her friend, the KIIS FM content director, Derek & # 39; DB & # 39; Bargwanna (pictured), recently lost her son Tate, who died peacefully while asleep & # 39;
"But it has been really traumatic for the whole team and we wanted to send our love to DB and his beautiful wife Belinda," he continued.
"They have two other beautiful children, Beau and Colby."
Jackie added that the tragedy occurred near home for the KIIS FM family.
"We have made many concessions in this program and we have met people who have been through similar things," he explained.
"At that time, when you meet these families, you have a great empathy for what they are going through, but it is not until it happens to someone you know and love deeply that you realize how difficult that penalty is and how it changes. a family.
Sad: Jackie said that the entire KIIS team was devastated by the news because they are like "family members", and added that many staff members attended Tate's funeral on Saturday. Pictured: Jackie with co-presenter Kyle Sandilands (left), who became ill on Monday
& # 39; And seeing what happens to someone we know and love so much has been really difficult.
"I hope no one has to go to a child's funeral because it was one of the most unfair things you could have gone through." & # 39;
He concluded by saying that he hopes that Derek and his family can begin the "healing process" after the tragedy.
Support: Jackie concluded by saying that she hopes that Derek and his family can now start the healing process & # 39; after the tragedy.