SiriusXM Fires Radio Host After ‘Racist’ Tirade

Sirius claimed DJ’s posts were “abhorrent”
SiriusXM Fires Radio Host After 'Racist' Tirade

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by Erik Hayden | Hollywood Reporter | July 5, 2014

The host was dropped after making “racially charged and hate-filled remarks on social media,” the satellite radio company said.

SiriusXM has fired Opie and Anthony host Anthony Cumia after he posted a series of racist remarks on Twitter earlier this week.

Patrick Reilly, senior vp communications at the satellite radio company, wrote in a statement that the 53-year-old DJ’s posts were “abhorrent,” and the host was fired on Thursday.

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