The full shocking extent of Jeremy Kyle’s public ferocity of a depressed man who was found dead days after making a “humiliating” appearance on his show was first reflected in a coroner ruling seen by MailOnline.
Controversial TV host told Stephen Dymond he wouldn’t trust him with a chocolate button, adding, does anyone have a shovel? said Hampshire coroner Jason Pegg, who saw the full tape of the non-broadcast program with Mr Dymond.
Seven days after taping the episode of ITV’s Jeremy Kyle Show last year, Mr. Dymond, 63, died of a morphine overdose and heart problem in an apparent suicide.
MailOnline saw the full damn text of Mr. Pegg’s decision from a hearing last Friday in which he made Kyle an “interested person” in the upcoming investigation because his acts or omissions could cause or cause Mr. Dymond’s death have contributed.
Steven Dymond (left), 63, reportedly burst into tears and felt suicidal after filming for Jeremy Kyle with inbound and outbound girlfriend Jane Callaghan (right, with Mr Dymond).
Hampshire coroner Jason Pegg said he had decided to make the moderator (pictured) an “interested person” under coroner’s rules in the Steve Dymond case
In a portion of the verdict that was only distributed to interested parties, the coroner wrote, “I had the opportunity to watch the episode“ Jeremy Kyle Show ”with the deceased.
‘In this footage it is evident that Jeremy Kyle knew the deceased could not previously appear on the’ Jeremy Kyle Show ‘, which was diagnosed with depression for which the deceased had been prescribed antidepressants.
Timeline of the downfall of the Jeremy Kyle Show
- 2.May: Steven Dymond failed a polygraph test while appearing on the Jeremy Kyle Show
- May 9th: Mr Dymond’s body is found in his Portsmouth apartment, and paramedics later say he has been dead for days
- May 13th: ITV pulls the Jeremy Kyle show off its schedule, saying it has been suspended indefinitely
- May 14th: MEPs are under increasing pressure on ITV to cancel the show
- May 15: ITV’s managing director says the show has been permanently suspended
According to the results of the polygraph, the deceased looked visibly upset. Jeremy Kyle took an approach in which he labeled the deceased a “serial liar”. that he “wouldn’t trust him with a chocolate button”; and made a comment: “Does anyone have a shovel?”
“Carl Woolet, son of the deceased, says in his statement that shortly after the episode was shot, his father said,” He was humiliated, taken for a mug and attacked by the host (KYLE). “
The next day, the deceased told his son that he had done it. He was recognized as the bad guy and Jeremy KYLE was on top of him all the time. He was embarrassed and felt like nothing.
Leslie Dymond, the deceased’s brother, said in his statement that the deceased called him in the taxi immediately after filming the episode.
During this conversation the deceased said to his brother: “He had gone through a terrible time and could not go on living.”
“In later conversations, Leslie Dymond recalls his brother’s statement:” Jeremy Kyle had been in his face and followed him as he left the stage. . He was ridiculed and called a failure by the moderator (Kyle).
The coroner added that it would be “ridiculous” for Kyle not to express “his own opinion” on a future investigation.
Portsmouth-based Digger driver Dymond failed a polygraph test on the program when asked if he cheated on his fiancée Jane Callaghan.
He had originally been found unable to appear on the show due to his depression, but after seeing his family doctor on April 29, 2019, he received a letter saying he was fit to dive.
After his appearance, when he was booed and taunted off the stage and a production staff member said in a testimony that Mr Dymond had tears in his eyes and said he wished he were dead before leaving the studio.
When he returned home he told his landlady that he had considered throwing himself out of the taxi and taking him back to Portsmouth.
Steve Dymond (pictured) committed suicide after appearing on the Jeremy Kyle Show, where he failed the polygraph test.
Mr. Dymond’s family welcomed the decision to make Kyle an “Interested Person” at the Winchester hearing last week.
In a statement from their attorney, they said, “After Jeremy Kyle realized in July that he should be an interested person himself, he confirmed today how Steve got on the Jeremy Kyle Show, how he was treated on it, and what follow-up care was provided being all part of the coroner’s investigation gives us real confidence that Steve’s death will be fully and fearlessly investigated. ‘
Mr Pegg’s judgment was dated July 2020 and should be read at a hearing at that time that was postponed due to technical issues and Covid.
The full investigation, which will be heard next spring or summer, will have a serious impact on the stalled career of 55-year-old Kyle as his show was canceled shortly after Mr Dymond’s death in May 2019.
ITV stood by Kyle’s side and within three months he reportedly worked on a pilot for a different daily television program, but in a different time slot.
Mr Dymond’s death contributed to increasing scrutiny of the due diligence reality TV shows must impose on attendees just a month after former Love Island candidate Mike Thalassitis passed away.
Sophie Gradon, another Love Island candidate, took her own life in the summer of last year.
Media watchdog Ofcom recently held a consultation on the welfare of television and radio broadcast participants and plans to issue a statement later this year.
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