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Tyrese

BOOTED from Radio Station

for Talking About Liquor Stores!!!

9/28/2011 7:02 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Tyrese
claims he was WRONGLY kicked out of a radio station in Delaware yesterday -- and it's all because he TOOK A STAND against liquor stores that operate near elementary schools.

It all happened at WJKS KISS 101.7 in Delaware -- when Tyrese, who was invited on the show to promote his album, made a PASSIONATE statement about how liquor stores SHOULD NOT be allowed near schools ... after seeing one on his way to the station.

During his rant, Tyrese told the DJ, "Get them cats out of here ... selling alcohol right across from your kids school, homie -- put the pressure on them homie ... you know how to put pressure on dudes selling in your hood."

But when the show went to commercial, Tyrese was asked to leave the building -- and the owner of the radio station confirms to TMZ that it was because he felt Tyrese was "disrespecting" the Delaware community.

After the incident, Tyrese tweeted, "I just kicked out of a radio station frm a [program director] who had a problem w/ me speaking on liquor stores that are by elementary schools in Delaware."

He later added, "If you don't STAND for something.. You will damn near fall for Anything."


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1.

croc    

are you sure thats why he got kicked
off the radio?? doesnt sound right to me.

931 days ago
2.

Jane    

Good for you, Tyrese!! Way to stand up for what is right! That radio programmer was way off. You did the right think!!

931 days ago
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moxie    

I would like to read the content of this "rant". Unless this station is sponsored by local liquor stores, something doesn't sound right.

931 days ago
4.

Ann    

If that is all that happened then I am not sure why he was kicked out. How is the disrespecting a community? I respect him for what he did.

931 days ago
5.

Delaware D    

Delaware in the house!!! Tyrese you are welcome back at any time, brother.

931 days ago
6.

Jane    

thing, thing thing!

931 days ago
7.

Almost    

Cheers to you Tyrese, Congrats on standing for what you believe and I also don't agree with licor store next to school, it is just wrong. Our kids do not need any more incentive than they already have.

931 days ago
8.

Lupe    

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931 days ago
9.

Joe    

I'm sure time will tell of a few more reasons NOT mentioned here as to why he got kicked out. As much as I can't stand a celeb speaking their mind about something stupid and thinking it is a big deal, I happen to agree with him with this matter. I'm sure there is more to this story. Let's wait for a TMZ update.

931 days ago
10.

Natasha    

Delaware here and I happen to agree with him. Tyrese I live in New Castle Delaware and I'm between 3 schools and 2 liquor stores. Feel free to look me up and we can talk. As for 101.7 they suck. I don't listen to them.

931 days ago
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Rogue Warrior    

Delaware should be lucky anyone visits their dump of a state. How can you be disrespecting when there's nothing to RESPECT???

931 days ago
12.

Conservatives are Cowards    

Disrespecting Delewhat?

I have to agree with moxie. Unless the local liquor stores are sponsoring this terrible station (KISS FM? No thanks!), I don't get why he'd be asked to leave.

931 days ago
13.

c    

Is this guy on something? What the hell does it matter if there's a liquor store near a school? Does he somehow think that means they will sell to elementary school kids? Their parents probably drink, there's commercials everywhere for beer and liquor so it's not like if there wasn't a liquor store there the kids would have never heard of alcohol. What a crazy ass. If you're going to stand for something make it something worthwhile.

931 days ago
14.

Jenn    

If in fact that is how it happened, explain to me how this was a bad thing!!! Freedom of speech ever hear of it!!

931 days ago
15.

Gsharon 710    

Sho ya right! Thank you ....from a GGrandmother........

931 days ago
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