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SiriusXM fires 'Opie and Anthony' shock jock Anthony Cumia

Anthony Cumia, longtime co-host of the popular radio program Opie & Anthony, has been fired by SiriusXM in the wake of incendiary comments Cumia made on Twitter earlier this week.

Cumia tweeted about the news himself early Friday morning, writing, “Sirius decided to cave and fire me. Welcome to bizarro world. Fired for s— that wasn’t even on the air & wasn’t illegal. So, who’s next?”

“After the weekend, I’ll have a better idea of things,” Cumia continued in a follow-up tweet, adding: “F— Sirius.” READ FULL STORY

'Opie and Anthony' host goes on racist Twitter rant

SiriusXM DJ Anthony Cumia, host of Opie and Anthony, is making headlines for reasons completely unrelated to his work. On July 2, the radio personality took to Twitter to explain an experience he’d had in Times Square, claiming that a woman came up to him and punched him for trying to take a picture.

According to Cumia, the African-American woman did not want to have her picture taken and proceeded to attack him. Cumia called the woman a “c—” and said “I hope she gets shot,” sparking an immediate reaction from followers, many of whom called Cumia a racist.

From there, Cumia continued to tweet about the incident, even posting pictures of his attacker. And today, he’s still replying to messages about the situation. Check out some of Cumia’s NSFW tweets below: READ FULL STORY

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