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Controversial former radio host Don Imus dead at age 79


The ancient “shock jock” host turned into 79 years extinct.

December 27, 2019, 10: 45 PM

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Controversial American radio host Don Imus died Friday, in step with an announcement from his household. He turned into 79 years extinct.

Imus died at Baylor Scott and White Clinical Center in College Station, Texas, the place he had been hospitalized since Christmas Eve, in step with a household.

“Deirdre, his wife of 25 years, and his son Wyatt, 21, had been at his facet, and his son Lt Zachary Don Cates is getting back from protection power carrier foreign,” the household mentioned in an announcement.

His demonstrate, “Imus in the Morning,” turned into on the air from June 1, 1968, until March 29, 2018. Imus worked for WABC radio from 2007-2018.

Imus got intobotherin 2007 after he directed derogatory remarks toward the Rutgers College women folk’s basketball group, calling them “tough women” when talking about the NCAA women folk’s basketball championship.

The “shock jock” turned into moreover identified for his charity work, which incorporatedserving tosick and demise young folks at his ranch.

The Imus household mentioned it would merit a diminutive private carrier for “The I-Man” in the coming days.

ABC News

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