NEW YORK (AP) - CBS fired Don Imus from his radio show Thursday, the final blow for the broadcaster who called the Rutgers women's basketball team "nappy-headed hos."
MSNBC had already pulled the plug on his talk show's television simulcast amid the uproar over his racial slur. Imus has apologized repeatedly for his comments.
He also has said that those who called for his firing without knowing him, his philanthropic work or what his show was about would be making an "ill-informed" choice.
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It is time for us to stop burying our heads in our asses and start using some common sense.
All people should all be treated equally regardless of race, religion, creed, social standing or colour of our skin.
Scottie, 2007-04-12 18:34:47
There is no way Imus should be fired for what he said. If you move your dial down a notch you will hear a lot worse then what he said and it is being said by blacks. If it was a black man that said this no one would have said a thing about it.
Lance, 2007-04-12 17:21:30