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Controversial political radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh has lost his battle with lung cancer. He was 70.
The radio icon passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 17, according to Limbaugh's widow, Kathryn, who announced his death on Limbaugh's popular radio show.
Limbaugh revealed his Stage 4 lung cancer diagnosis in February, 2020 -- the day before President Donald Trump honored him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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Former First Lady Melania Trump presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during President Trump's State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, DC on Feb. 4, 2020.
Limbaugh launched his popular syndicated radio show in 1988, and quickly became one of the most influential conservative voices in media. He was a staunch and unwavering Trump supporter until the end.
Last year, his show aired on more than 600 stations via Premiere Networks and reached 27 million people weekly.
According to published reports, Atlanta radio legend Ryan Cameron is in an intensive care unit after suffering a heart attack last week.
The "Ryan King" previously worked the midday rotation for Atlanta radio station V103.3 before accepting the 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. spot at Majic 107.5/97.5.
Many Atlantans know Cameron as the announcer for the Atlanta Hawks NBA and Atlanta Falcons sports teams. He is also a partner at a branding agency in Atlanta.
V103.3 on-air personality Frank Ski, former colleague Elle Duncan, WAOK radio host Rashad Richey, and former V103 traffic reporter Crash Clark are among those asking for prayers for Cameron as he recovers from surgery last week.
Ryan is the father of three children - daughters Ryan Megan and Kai and son Cayden.
The Sandrarose.com family prays for a speedy recovery for Ryan. He has done so much for so many behind the scenes without asking for anything in return.
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Charlamagne tha god claims he has other "potential deals" lined up when he exits Power 105.1 morning show "The Breakfast Club" after his contract expires.
Rumors swirled last month that the 41-year-old radio host, real name Lenard McKelvey, and his co-hosts Angela Yee, 45, and DJ Envy, 42, were considering leaving the show.
McElvey founded the show in 2010 after he was fired from the popular Wendy Williams Show on WBLS. McElvey and his co-hosts have been hinting about leaving The Breakfast Club.
"He loves working for iHeart Radio, but he is contemplating his next move," a source [read: Charlamagne] tells Page Six. "There are a lot of potential deals in the air, and he just wants to keep his options open and think strategically."
Years before The Breakfast Club, McKelvey was accused of rape by a then-15-year-old girl in South Carolina. The charges were mysteriously dropped.
McElvey is married but his radio career has been plagued by down low rumors.
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh announced he is battling "advanced" lung cancer. The talk radio icon shared the shocking news on his syndicated show on Monday.
"I have to tell you something today that I wish I didn't have to tell you," the 69-year-old cigar smoker said, according to The Hill. "It's a struggle for me, because I had to inform my staff earlier today. I can't help but feel that I'm letting everybody down... The upshot is that I have been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer."
Limbaugh, who is widely viewed as one of President Donald Trump's most influential media allies, will be seeking treatment this week, but he hopes to return to work on Thursday.
Ending his broadcast, Limbaugh revealed that his 31-year run as the host of his popular radio show has brought him "greatness, satisfaction and happiness", adding, "Every day I'm not here, I'll be missing you (listeners) and thinking about you."
Limbaugh signed a contract extension with Premiere Networks last month, ahead of his diagnosis.
Howard Stern slammed his rival Wendy Williams during his SiriusXM radio show on Wednesday after she criticized him for going Hollywood in his new book, Howard Stern Comes Again.
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