I didn't know he was such a cruel asshole. I only know him from being a host on AMGT. Sorry if the link doesn't work but I suppose most DLers know him much better than I do. He's a perfect example of spending the first half of your life as a douche and then seeking forgiveness -- not from everyone you've damaged, just those who can put you back in the spotlight.
Howard Stern - VICE report
|by Anonymous||reply 56||September 24, 2023 7:29 AM|
Howard Stern was one of the first celebrities who supported Gay Marriage before it became legal anywhere. Fuck Vice.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||September 18, 2023 3:48 AM|
Every time I see him I hear him saying, “I’m hung like a pimple”.
|by Anonymous||reply 2||September 18, 2023 3:58 AM|
r1 so that's all you care about
|by Anonymous||reply 3||September 18, 2023 4:02 AM|
OP doesnt understand satire. He also doesnt understand that the Vice doc was a slanted piece of shit. He didnt 'damage' anyone, especially that no-talent Manturd. He actually gave voice to working class folks and the invisible who are ignored by the media.
|by Anonymous||reply 4||September 18, 2023 4:32 AM|
OP has it spot on.
Stern was always a wimpy unattractive douche. He made a movie about his life like 25 years ago, which basically was him plying himself. Mostly about his fight with some other douche in the industry and how he was a "loyal friend" to Robin, the only one that would put up with him at that time outside of his wife. Which he divorced as soon as the millions rolled in. Then years of expensive hookers.
If you cant tell from the hair and sunglasses, he thinks of himself as a rock star.
|by Anonymous||reply 5||September 18, 2023 5:25 AM|
[quote]Howard Stern was one of the first celebrities who supported Gay Marriage before it became legal anywhere
I would not consider him a gay ally. Gays were just another controversial topic at the time he could jabber about on his show for 2 hours. My ex used to listen to him. I remember one show where he was interviewing some gay man and all he wanted to talk about was the sex and literally asked the guy if he likes the smell of another man's ass. All while he played stupid fart sounds in the background.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||September 18, 2023 5:35 AM|
Vice is shit. Giving more money to Murdoch.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||September 18, 2023 6:15 AM|
R6 BULLSHIT. He's an absolute ally and has been for YEARS. Straight men ask dumb questions about being gay.
|by Anonymous||reply 8||September 18, 2023 10:30 AM|
It's not the dumb questions he was asking, it was making fun of the guy with stupid sound effects that matters. if it were a woman talking about rape and he started playing sound clips of women screaming or moaning in the background would you say he's a woman's ally or more of a misogynist.
|by Anonymous||reply 9||September 18, 2023 10:36 AM|
He was one of the earliest shock jocks.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||September 18, 2023 11:10 AM|
Yes, r10. I’m so old I remember him from DC 101 in Washington before he went to NY and made it big.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||September 18, 2023 11:21 AM|
Didn't he always have Richard Simmons and George Takei on so he could mock them? Yeah, fuck him and his being an "ally."
|by Anonymous||reply 12||September 18, 2023 11:44 AM|
r12 is an idiot. He never mocked George, he celebrated him, and he only mocked Richard because he was so obviously gay but refused to admit it. He had Simmons over to his house. Richard named Howards 3rd daughter, Ashley.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||September 18, 2023 1:13 PM|
I recently saw an old Stern interview with a young Pamela Anderson, it made my skin crawl. He was saying it was so hot that she had sex before she even got her period (she was raped) and he kept saying "That's so sexy, that's so feminine". She was super uncomfortable. He was a nasty mess.
|by Anonymous||reply 14||September 18, 2023 1:19 PM|
I PRAY this is the beginning of the humiliating downfall and justice for this vile weasel of a man. How he's evaded it so long, I have no idea. But I do pray this is the first crack in what will be his complete collapse.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||September 18, 2023 1:21 PM|
lol at r15. He has a new 5 year $500 million dollar contract with Sirius and he is cancel-proof. Ironically, its his longtime fans which hate him the most because of AGT and his so-called evolution. He is almost 70 and has hundreds of millions of dollars. He doesnt GAF.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||September 18, 2023 1:29 PM|
[quote]Howard Stern was one of the first celebrities who supported Gay Marriage before it became legal anywhere. Fuck Vice.
R1, are you FUCKING kidding me? Do you actually think nobody over the age of 20 participates on this board? You're a fucking liar so fuck you too.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||September 18, 2023 1:31 PM|
By R1's claim of Howard Sterm "supporting gay marriage", R1 actually meant to say, "Howard Stern was one of the first celebrities to support paying two men to come into a studio, dress them up as brides, mock, giggle, snicker and degrade them for being "homos", which the guys allowed because he was paying them, and "pronounce" them as "gay married"......."
THAT'S what R1 means about Stern "supporting" gay marriage. When the whole woke and sexist/bigoted/racist/homophobic push-back began and celebrities started getting cancelled for their vile shit, Stern literally had an epiphany overnight, coming into the studio one day and being the ultra "progressive enlightened" Jew that he plays himself as today. R1 is one of Stern's trashy fans. F&F
|by Anonymous||reply 18||September 18, 2023 1:35 PM|
[Quote]he only mocked Richard because he was so obviously gay but refused to admit it.
Right. So it's a POS straight guy's prerogative to force someone to out themselves because he decides they're gay? Maybe Simmons is more asexual than gay. Either way, it's not Stern's decision.
Howard Stern is a sleazy POS who contributed to the coarseness of modern society. Again, fuck him.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||September 18, 2023 1:42 PM|
r17 and r18 are insane. They have never heard the show and ranting.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||September 18, 2023 1:50 PM|
I softened toward him a bit when I found out he rescues kittehs.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||September 18, 2023 1:57 PM|
Look how he didnt support gay marriage. Morons.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||September 18, 2023 2:03 PM|
He's an extremely bad person, I mean it's completely obvious from how he has treated his staff over the years - he's barely ever shown Gary any respect and whenever they tell an anecdote about them doing something together personally it's always about how Howard is so shockingly rude and cold to him and to everybody. I can't remember the details, but isn't it true that he told his own daughters not to even look at him or something like that? He can't fucking stand anything that isn't talking at everybody - he's an unbelievably talented broadcaster, but at the expense of everything else a human being could be. I still like the show in spite of this.
I used to think - oh well, his staffers are such incompetent lunatics so of course Howard is going to be hard on them. But then I realized he hires people like that on purpose - nobody who was highly competent and functional would tolerate the way he treats people, Howard looks for a crew of dysfunctional misfits because they're easy to dominate.
|by Anonymous||reply 23||September 18, 2023 2:05 PM|
He would be vicious if you came after him. He had an army of crank callers and wack packers who would go after them. He used to have a Rosie O'Donnel head full of jellybeans and would have people guess the jellybeans.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||September 18, 2023 2:20 PM|
Haven’t people known he was an asshole since the 90s?
|by Anonymous||reply 25||September 18, 2023 2:21 PM|
I spent about 5 minutes listening to him once, and then made a point for the next 30 years to avoid his very existence entirely, so I know nothing about him, his douchiness, or anything else about his career.
Ignorance, in this case, has truly been bliss.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||September 18, 2023 2:24 PM|
What -- you didn't enjoy the repeated episodes of drug addicted strippers riding a bull/sex machine while Howie threw slabs of baloney at them? Most slabs sticking to skin WINS!! Charming fellow.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||September 18, 2023 2:24 PM|
He had GRIT in his underwear!
|by Anonymous||reply 28||September 18, 2023 2:35 PM|
Stern is a waste of space.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||September 18, 2023 4:49 PM|
Do they explain the bizarre obsession with shoving Ronnie Mund down our throats?
|by Anonymous||reply 30||September 18, 2023 5:14 PM|
I feel like a lot of the cancelling lately is just people remembering that retain celebrities are ASSHOLE’s
|by Anonymous||reply 31||September 18, 2023 10:07 PM|
Have any of you actually listened to Howard Stern in the past 15 years? He is probably the single best interviewer out there. His “gets” are legendary. The Jerry Seinfeld interview alone would be the best but over and over the 9/11 broadcast has to be at the top.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||September 18, 2023 10:20 PM|
[quote]his wife. Which he divorced as soon as the millions rolled in.
I'm pretty sure she dumped him because he used material she considered private on his show. She got a great settlement and remarried.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||September 18, 2023 10:42 PM|
I never cared for Howard Stern but he did evolve as he got older and for about the last 20 years has shown redemption for his shock jock years and mean comments and tropes.
|by Anonymous||reply 34||September 18, 2023 11:51 PM|
[Quote]I'm pretty sure she dumped him because he used material she considered private on his show.
So he had no respect for other people's privacy? Sounds par for the course for the asshole.
|by Anonymous||reply 35||September 18, 2023 11:54 PM|
Say what you will about him but he made an impact on a whole generation of males 18-35 . He made it 'ok' for them to more lgbt friendly than they normally would have been.
|by Anonymous||reply 36||September 18, 2023 11:58 PM|
For those who feel he was an ally to gays, you should go back and listen to him go after Osie O'Donnell for no good reason. Back when she had a talk show, he would talk about "her big fat head", that she was ugly and undesirable, not funny, should put a bag over her head, her show was vapid, etc. He even had people call in to her morning show - his puppet Captain Janks got through live and said "Howard Stern thinks you're a big fat pig". Okay, Howard didn't make that creep do it directly, but he influenced his army of creeps and he replayed the recording of it a bunch. Years later he met Rosie at some NY function and they talked and he apologized. Howard did that a lot after he moved into NYC after his divorce - no more "shock jock". He started rubbing elbows with celebrities socially and turned into a different guy, coming face to face with a lot of the people he used to bad mouth. He was too much of a puss to roast them to their faces.
Howard was extremely mean to rival radio jocks back before he got on satellite - this was when ratings would make or break a station. He would declare war on certain DJ's in competing markets and rile up his minions. They would prank call these other stations, confront staff, picket, chase these rivals through airports, streets, etc. Years later, when Howard got out of broadcast radio and mellowed, he said he had a God complex back then, that his high ratings went to his head and anyone who looked like they could beat him had to be taken down. That shrink he's been seeing for 20+ years needs to do better.
|by Anonymous||reply 37||September 19, 2023 12:18 AM|
Yeah r37 and they made peace he apologized and she has been on his show multiple times. People grow and evolve. As a matter of fact they seem like good friends.
|by Anonymous||reply 38||September 19, 2023 1:58 AM|
R12, He definitely mocked Mark “Martha Raye” Harris.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||September 19, 2023 2:00 AM|
R38, That girlfriend lasted less than a year.
|by Anonymous||reply 40||September 19, 2023 2:01 AM|
R38, Remember when he had Stuttering John steal Rosie’s trash from the curb and bring it back to the studio so they could all make fun of the contents on the air?
|by Anonymous||reply 41||September 19, 2023 2:03 AM|
What R36 said. He's not my cup of tea but he's had a positive impact. He's not our enemy.
|by Anonymous||reply 42||September 19, 2023 2:13 AM|
R37, he sounds exactly like a DLer. I've seen much worse said about Rosie here on any given day. A sizable group on DL hates most women and especially lesbians.
|by Anonymous||reply 43||September 19, 2023 2:15 AM|
JFC, I have not seen a pic in years, he looks just like Don Imus!
|by Anonymous||reply 44||September 19, 2023 6:51 AM|
That ratty wig has to go.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||September 19, 2023 6:57 AM|
[quote]I never cared for Howard Stern but he did evolve as he got older and for about the last 20 years has shown redemption for his shock jock years and mean comments and tropes.
Evolved = realized he would eventually get called on his shit (or that his audience would eventually become bored with the old guy's stale schtick of channeling a creepy adolescent boy) and he didn't want to miss out on the millions he could earn by "evolving".
|by Anonymous||reply 46||September 19, 2023 7:10 AM|
Datalounge's insane but temporarily dormant Howard Stern fan troll has been awakened and she's raging throughout this thread. If he dies, can his DL troll please go with him?
|by Anonymous||reply 47||September 19, 2023 1:17 PM|
We hate when bad people don't change, but we also hate when they do!
|by Anonymous||reply 48||September 19, 2023 1:32 PM|
Turned the show on earlier only to hear Ronnie discussing his upcoming nuptials.
I immediately turned the radio off.
|by Anonymous||reply 49||September 19, 2023 3:19 PM|
[quote]I never cared for Howard Stern but he did evolve as he got older and for about the last 20 years has shown redemption for his shock jock years
R34 He has only shown 'redemption' to the celebs he's trashed, not his old staffers. Howard knows what it takes to stay relevant. He has never tried to make amends to all the 'little people' he abused on his show. How many people live in shame for what he did to them on his show, hoping no one today is aware of their underage misadventures. Not to excuse them, particularly the young girls, but Howard exploited them and should apologize for that behavior just as much as apologizing to the celebs.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||September 20, 2023 2:01 AM|
ELEGANT ELLIOT OFFEN!
|by Anonymous||reply 51||September 20, 2023 2:26 AM|
Isn't he taking dick now?
|by Anonymous||reply 52||September 20, 2023 2:31 AM|
He’s a broken man! Many people say….
|by Anonymous||reply 53||September 24, 2023 5:29 AM|
[quote] Evolved = realized he would eventually get called on his shit (or that his audience would eventually become bored with the old guy's stale schtick of channeling a creepy adolescent boy) and he didn't want to miss out on the millions he could earn by "evolving".
Hmmm, so when is Joe Rogan going to "evolve"...?
|by Anonymous||reply 54||September 24, 2023 5:46 AM|
[quote] I didn't know he was such a cruel asshole.
Since I came to know he exists there has never been a time I didn't know he was vile and digusting.
|by Anonymous||reply 55||September 24, 2023 7:05 AM|
They are both cunts, but Trump calling Howard a broke weirdo means he's looking in the mirror and projecting again.
|by Anonymous||reply 56||September 24, 2023 7:29 AM|