Howard admits to having Artie fired!

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Ronniecheated, Oct 17, 2012.

  1. Ronniecheated

    Ronniecheated Well-Known Member

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    During Al Roker interview when talking about Ann Curry firing said " buck stop here" it's his show he makes the call.

    I guess Bubba and other guy too but who cares.
     
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    Horff Well-Known Member

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    That's crazy. I thought "the Budget" made all of those decisions!
     
  3. Kamie

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    Really? If someone gets the audio I'd love to hear it. And it makes perfect sense. Of COURSE Howard would have the final say. He was trying to be very hands-off initially because I think he was afraid of fan backlash.
     
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    Clandestinely
     
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    MISERABLE66 Well-Known Member

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    Funny how Howard never fired Artie when he was fighting in studio, high as a kite or sleeping on the job. But he fires him after he tries to commit suicide. At that point no need to fire him. Artie fired himself, from life.
     
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    But I thought Howard didn't even know Artie was on drugs??? :dontknow:
     
  7. Kamie

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    Did he fire him after he tried to commit suicide? I thought that the firing was the precipitating event that caused Artie to try to kill himself.
     
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    I can't get the player working so I haven'y heard this yet. Howard said that Artie had a new contract and then tried to kill himself?
     
  9. Kamie

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    I didn't hear it either but from what I gather Howard said something about the "buck stops here" when speaking of the firing of employees. So, one can conclude that Howard must have been the one who fired Artie, or who made the call.
     
  10. Ronniecheated

    Ronniecheated Well-Known Member

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    He said its his show and buck stops here. Unless you want a raise then you need to talk to Tim.
     
  11. Kickenwing

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    is this really a revelation? does anyone actually think that artie didnt deserve to be let go?
     
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    No.. Howard did not fire Artie.
    Artie had a yearly deal with Sirius. "Management" demanded that Artie went into rehab. He refused = contract not renewed = not fired.
    But "management" in that case was probably Howard. But it could also be Sirius that wanted Artie to rehab since he had contract with them. Sirius where legally responsible. If Artie went postal and hurt someone on drugs: Sirius would be open for lawsuit.

    Howards first Sirius contract is online.
    The radio personalities have direct contract with Sirius. (Artie/Fred/Gary/Robin/Benjy)
    Sirius provide THSS with a show budget that pays for the radio staff. Indemand pays for HowardTV.

    Howard does not pay anyone. He don't pocket any money.

    Bubba was payed by Sirius.

    So Howard cant do that much unless he spends some of his personal money. And why should he?

    Please remember that 99.9% what Howard says is lies.
     
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    username Well-Known Member VIP

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    Tim handles the radio staff but not Benjy/Gary/Fred and Robin. They have contact with Sirius. That is why Howard can't technically fire Benjy.

    The funny thing is that HowardTV staff is not handled by Tim. Howard is therefore not the BigBoss for HowardTV staff. That is why DePace can take vacations during show days. Howard cant do anything about it.

    Howard never spends a shekel of his own money. Its amazing how he gets everybody else to pay and hire people for him.
     
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    this^^^


    Artie was fired for whatever he did during the 50cent interview. Howard did 4 more shows that year.
     
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    Depace or anyone for that matter can take whatever religious holiday off they want.

    That is the law, it has nothing to do with who is boff.
     
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    Howard should have fired Ralph, his dentist, his plastic surgeon and his shrink.
     
  17. MobyDick

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    Come on guys, Howard's just an employee for SIRIUS, he's just a working stiff like everyone else, take it up with HR... what's that? I was doodling.....
     
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    I thought he was a Partner? :dontknow:
     
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    The buck also stops with Matt Lauer.
     
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    Howard should fire himself. He's become a twat.