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Howard Stern Announces Devastating News

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Infamous radio host Howard Stern announced some devastating news in a recent interview.

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He opened up about his art with Dan’s Papers, where he dropped a huge bombshell.

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Scroll on for the full story…

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Now, Howard Stern is a radio icon.

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The radio show host is known for his broadcasts and commentary that often draw heavy criticism.

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He started out his passion in 1972 working at his university campus radio station WTBU.

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He quickly immersed himself in the job, producing his own show on a tape recorder.

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After he realized he wanted to work in radio, Stern went on to study at the Radio Engineering Institute of Electronics in Virginia.

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The star landed various small on-the-air jobs after graduating, but it was when he landed in Washington, D.C., and teamed with Robin Quivers that things began to change.

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In January 1982, Stern had the second-highest-rated morning show in the city.

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Although, the same year, the duo was fired following a dispute with station management. Of course, it wasn’t long before they got scouted once more and signed onto WNBC-AM in New York City.

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In 1985 The Howard Stern Show began airing on New York City’s WXRK-FM.

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Stern quickly became known for his outrageous commentary — which was often slammed for being racist and misogynistic.

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And not long after it began airing, the Federal Communications Commission issued fines to Stern for indecent material.

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By the late ’90s had levied more than $2 million worth of fines against the program because of its heavily criticized content.

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They later tried to silence Stern by getting him indefinitely suspended.

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Stern refused, however, to change his act in the name of the First Amendment.

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And he looked elsewhere for work where he could carry on his brand of entertainment without filters.

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The constant scrutiny of his material led him to sign a 5-year, $500 million deal with Sirius Satellite Radio in 2004, a station that was not subject to FCC regulations regarding language and content.

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And he went on to work alongside some of the greats.

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A plethora of big-name celebs have been interviewed by him over the years.

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But Stern isn’t just a radio host, he has also taken on many roles over the years.

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2 of which are painting and photography.

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Something that not many people know about the star.

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And he recently opened up about his latest pieces during an interview with Dan’s Papers.

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Discussing his paintings, Stern said: “Most friends express shock when seeing them. They can’t believe that I am a painter. Because I’m on the radio they assume that I do nothing else but talk and are surprised by the amount of observation and detail in my art.”

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But alongside opening up about his work, Stern revealed something heartbreaking…

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He shared: “I lost my father recently, he was 99 years old.”

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Although Stern didn’t give any details about his father’s death, he went on to explain how the tragedy has influenced his work as an artist.

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He discussed his painting of the Corwith Barns, sharing how they reminded him of his father.

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“Not sure how old those barns were, but I feel like painting the barns is honoring him and all those growing older and then gone,” he said.

You can read his full interview here.

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