Christian Fauria of Boston’s WEEI has been suspended after doing an incredibly racist impression of NFL agent Don Yee who represents New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.
The incident occurred during the sports radio network’s “Ordway, Merloni & Fauria” show on Friday when the hosts talked about how a columnist from the Boston Herald got pranked by a guy who pretended to be Yee. The hosts then tasked Fauria to read the fabricated story that the troll sent to the columnist.
A recent BBC Radio 4 program interview became awkward after its host failed to tell the difference between two Asian guests.
Dr. Riko Muranaka is an acclaimed doctor from Japan who is known for her support on the HPV vaccine, while Trinh T Minh-ha is an award-winning filmmaker from Vietnam. Despite the two women looking entirely different, “Woman’s Hour” host Jenni Murray ended up interviewing the wrong person on the show.
BTS fans in Chicago and San Francisco were shocked to hear their beloved boy group grace their ears as they listened to the radio this week.
According to Koreaboo, one of Chicago’s most popular radio stations, Hits 92 Chicago, played BTS’ “Cypher Pt.3” and “Fire” several times in one day.
The lyrics from hit song “Despacito” were apparently so explicit that it has been banned from Malaysian airwaves. What’s known as “the most streamed song in history” won’t be playing in any official radio and TV outlet in Malaysia.
According to the NYDailyNews, Malaysian minister of communications Salleh Keruak explained that the decision was made due to public complaint. The complaint stemmed from several people who thought that the “Despacito” lyrics were too vulgar in nature.