Veteran Radio Host Don Imus Dies at Age 79, Hosted ‘Imus in the Morning’ for 50 Years

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Imus hospitalized in Texas on Christmas Eve

ABOVE VIDEO: Radio shock jock pioneer and former Fox Business host Don Imus has died, according to his family. Imus hosted ‘Imus in the Morning,’ where he stunned listeners and pushed boundaries.

(FOX NEWS) – Don Imus, the legendary host of “Imus in the Morning,” died on Friday morning, less than two years after retiring from decades of working as a broadcaster.

Imus’ family reported that he was hospitalized in Texas on Christmas Eve. He was 79 years old and died at the Baylor Scott and White Medical Center in College Station, Texas, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

A small service will reportedly take place within the next few days.

The veteran radio host had just retired in 2018. “March 29th, 2018, will be the last ‘Imus in the Morning Program.’ Turn out the lights…the party’s over,” he tweeted at the beginning of the year. The show lasted for nearly 50 years.

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