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Don Imus

John Donald "Don" Imus, Jr. (born July 23, 1940) is an American radio host, humorist, philanthropist and writer. His nationally syndicated talk show, Imus in the Morning, is broadcast throughout the United States by Citadel Media and relayed on television by the Fox Business Network. Imus was born in Riverside, California, the son of Frances E. (née Moore) and John Donald Imus, Sr., older brother of Fred Imus. He was raised on a sprawling cattle ranch called The Willows near Kingman, Arizona. He served in the Marine Corps as a bugler from 1957 to 1960. Imus battled alcoholism during his early career in New York, but in 1987 finally pursued effective treatment. (As of 2008, he has remained sober for 20 years). In 1988, with his cocaine and alcohol addictions now legendary in show business, Imus reshaped his show from strictly comedy into a forum for political issues, charitable causes and news-based parodies. In 1979, he divorced his first wife, Harriet. He married his second wife, Deirdre Coleman on December 17, 1994. He has two stepdaughters that he adopted from his first marriage (Nadine and Tony), two daughters from that marriage (Ashly and Elizabeth), three grandchildren (two

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Don Imus Apologizes for Ripping Kids Charity

Don Imus Apologizes for Ripping Kids Charity

Don Imus has apologized for slamming a commercial for a kids charity -- saying he was merely poking fun at a jingle that literally annoys everyone in possession of a working radio.   It… READ MORE >

Don Imus Has Cancer

Don Imus Has Cancer

Don Imus announced on his radio program this morning that he's battling stage II prostate cancer. Imus' rep released this statement: "Don appreciates the good wishes he's already received from his… READ MORE >

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Celebrity Puppets -- Sesame Street Edition

Celebrity Puppets
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We can't tell you how to get to Sesame Street, but we can tell you which celebs look freakishly like Sesame's felt-skinned residents. Today's episode is brought to you by the letters T, M and Z. READ MORE >

- 2355 days ago
I-Man -- I Was Just Being "Sarcastic"

I-Man -- I Was Just Being "Sarcastic"

Don Imus just pulled out the S-card -- sarcasm -- to defend himself against charges that he's a straight-up racist.insertBCSinglePlayer(1626147280);On his radio show this morning, he said he was… READ MORE >

- 2372 days ago
Trump Talks LiLo

Trump Talks LiLo

Mega mogul/media whore Donald Trump should start his own celebrity Scared Straight program. Page Six asked The Donald to weigh in on the Lindsay Lohan DUI debacle and the Combover-ed One had this… READ MORE >

- 2704 days ago
Master P's G-Rated Rap

Master P's G-Rated Rap

Rapper Master P is taking a stand and pledging to clean up the image and lyrics of hip-hop music by forming a record label "with 100% clean lyrics." What the heck?!In the wake of Don Imus' on-air… READ MORE >

- 2778 days ago
Hardcore Fans Hump for Imus

Hardcore Fans Hump for Imus

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- 2784 days ago
Imus to CBS -- You Wanted "Irreverent," Now Pay Up!

Imus to CBS -- You Wanted "Irreverent," Now Pay Up!

Don Imus may get the last laugh -- because the contract he signed with CBS seems to court the very behavior that got him fired.In Imus' multi-year contract with CBS Radio, seen by CNN's Jeffrey… READ MORE >

- 2790 days ago
Les Moonves Dumps Imus, Busts a Move

Les Moonves Dumps Imus, Busts a Move

Les Moonves was in a partying mood after drop-kicking bad-boy Don Imus.TMZ spies spotted the current president of CBS getting down at "The Plumm" in NYC, just hours after giving Imus the pink… READ MORE >

- 2800 days ago
Imus Gets a Bad Rap!

Imus Gets a Bad Rap!

The public reaming of Don Imus has only just begun, and thanks to good ol' Smooth-E, Imus is the lampoonee in this hilarious parody of the former radio host.You might remember Smooth-E's… READ MORE >

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