"This company has stop giving a shit about this show....I am the enemy "

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  1. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    Today

    "This company has stop giving a shit about this show....I am the enemy "

    a few months ago... when asked about taking so much time off

    ".... if I could take more time off I would.. quite frankly, you are lucky to have us here, I am trying to figure out how to
    take more time off.....isn't that right Robin?"


    I find it this to be too funny since the HSS offcialy ended last year and is now just the AGT pre-show
     
  2. gilaet

    gilaet mind wandering... Staff Member

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    The company is doing what they're contractually obligated to do.
    Why should they care more than what they signed on for?

    :)
     
  3. GaryPuppet

    GaryPuppet Well-Known Member

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    Howie seems to think he always deserves special treatment.
     
  4. Big Biscuit

    Big Biscuit Well-Known Member

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    I haven't listened yet today......is he back to bitching about the "budget" again? Sound like he might have new bosses to complain about in the near future, so I could see where current execs are more worried about saving their asses than Howard's show right now.
     
  5. Tinman

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    30+ years of playing the victim is really getting old.:facepalm:
     
  6. Beths Arab

    Beths Arab European Modoes Are My Faaaavorite! VIP Gold

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    He's the guy that "pisses on his fans" and doesnt care enough about his product to even show up for work the majority of the time but Sirius is the uncaring and evil corporation.

    Who does Wiggy think he's fooling?
     
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    And rightfully so.....
     
  8. Boomer

    Boomer Who is your daddy and what does he do? VIP

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    Maybe they're sick of his one hour tirade of AGT every morning. Just a guess...
     
  9. UnElegant 1

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    He knows the gravy train is reaching the end of the line for him at Sirius and that he's going to spend a butt-load of money on lawyers. The only reason the usually lazy Howard signed on with AGT was as a fall-back for when Malone gains control and now ratings for AGT are plummeting.
     
  10. Big Biscuit

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    They're just following the lead of the star of the show!
     
  11. OV

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    He should be paying Siri at the least the same "conversational crowbar" rates he charges his clandestine advertisers.
     
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    As I posted before, I think Sirius is coming to the realization that they overpaid for this self-absorbed, narcissistic windbag...Instead of the 1-3 million loyal listeners that they and Howard believed that he had, in reality he only has 200,000-300,000..As such, they're cutting expenses anyway they can...Believe, you me, if Howard had 1million plus listeners, they would not be pulling this shit on him...
     
  13. kippy

    kippy Not Safe For Women VIP

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    Howard said that he would like to be let out of his contract. When John Malone gets control of SiriusXM I'm sure he would be happy to oblige.... with no payout.
     
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    Howard's simply envisioning his now bleak future: he's not long for Sirius (at the very least, this is his last contract), AGT won't be renewing him AND now Beth will be the one with the "career" in television...leaving him to stay home with the baby.
     
  15. Boomer

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    Where do you get the figure of 200-300k at?
     
  16. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    perfectly said... that has been Howards attitude for the last few years anyway
     
  17. Rob0729

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    Howard negotiated a budget with Sirius. If he was so concerned about the budget, he should have spent less time on his salary and negotiated more on the show's budget.

    Considering Howard has turned the show into an AGT infomercial and is getting tons of free advertising for his other paid gig which at least in theory should help him get any rating bonus he should get, he should thank his lucky stars that Sirius hasn't tried to reign him in on the AGT talk. I am sure they are losing subscribers because Howard is turning off people.

    I think a lot of this is an act because in the past fans rallied around him with his fights with managements. What he doesn't get is in the past, people rallied around him because he was fighting censorship issues. Most fans except for the Howard cult members don't care about a guy who gets paid tens of millions dollars a year complaining that one of his employees can't get a $600 replacement computer.
     
  18. k4D3t

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    my guess is they didnt want to be too agressive before the court order came out in case they needed to settle the case -- no need to hold back now :jj:
     
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    if he just spent a few million on talent, he could raise everyone's boat -- but he's too cheap
     
  20. OV

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    Yeah, he signs a contract knowing he was gonna sue them for an additional $300 million after the ink dried. He dumped all his stock and executed all his options as soon as he legally could each go-around, sat there with his hands in his pockets watching the company teetering on the verge of going under and then bitches about how much John Malone was benefiting because he put his money up on a risky business proposition unlike the guy on the inside who was the one who should have believed in it.

    I hope Malone takes over and instructs his battery of corporate in-house and retained lawyers to go over that contract with a fine tooth comb and then audit every minute of the show monitoring for letter-of-the-law contract-breaking breaches.
     
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