Anthony Cumia

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Cumia in 2007

Anthony Cumia (born April 26, 1961) is an American radio personality and broadcaster. He was born in Elwood, New York.

Cumia is best known as the co-host of the Opie and Anthony radio show with Gregg "Opie" Hughes that aired from 1995 to 2014, alongside comedian Jim Norton from 2001.

In 2014, Cumia was fired by SiriusXM Radio after posting a series of tweets, which they deemed to be "racially-charged and hate-filled".[1][2][3] He started his own video podcast soon after named The Anthony Cumia Show, which aired until September 2017. He has since been the co-host of The Artie and Anthony Show with comedian and actor Artie Lange.

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  1. Ryan Sit; Joe Kemp. "Anthony Cumia, host of Opie and Anthony, tells News he has 'options' after being fired by SiriusXM for racist Twitter rant". Retrieved 6 July 2014.
  2. Lydia Warren (2014-07-03). "New York radio host fired following racist Twitter tirade against black woman". Daily Mail. Retrieved 2016-10-31.
  3. Miriam Coleman (2014-07-06). "'Opie & Anthony' Host Anthony Cumia Fired After Racist Twitter Tirade". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2016-10-21. Retrieved 2016-11-01.

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