In 2004, they moved to XM Satellite Radio, which became Sirius XM in a 2007 merger with Sirius Satellite Radio.
Culture controversial comments made on his Twitter account following an altercation with an African-American woman.
“Those remarks and postings are abhorrent to Sirius XM, and his behavior is wholly inconsistent with what Sirius XM represents,” the company wrote in a July 2014 statement.
Opie, Anthony and Jim Norton, a third co-host and comedian, expressed outrage over Anthony’s firing, but Sirius XM refused to budge.
The dispute was the result of a disagreement between the two, he said.
“Things are often not what they seem to be,” Schwartz told reporters as he escorted his client from the courtroom.
Opie and Anthony and comedian Jim Norton at a guest broadcast of a special edition of "The Opie & Anthony Show." After 20 years of radio marriage, and one week of vitriolic Twitter fights, the duo speak out.
radio show, known for its provocative stunts, support of rising comedians and cast of outlandish characters.According to court papers, the dispute started early Saturday after the girlfriend, identified during the hearing as Danielle Brand, commented about a “former dating partner” of Cumia.Brand suffered a fractured rib, swollen arm and chest pain, prosecutors said.The airwaves went silent as the fates of those involved were debated behind closed doors.Opie and Anthony weren’t strangers to being fired: They were let go from WAAF in 1998 for airing an April Fools’ joke in which they claimed the mayor of Boston had died, and again in the early 2000s after O&A fans attempted to have sex in St. But for the first time in their careers, they hadn’t been fired together.He was born on April 26, 1961, in Elwood, New York, the United States of America.