Howard Stern is retiring from radioafter 35 epic years on air, RadarOnline.com has learned.
The media mogul shocked fans Monday morning, April 15, when he announced that he would be signing off The Stern Show after his contract is up in 2020.
“When I get out of radio. I’m getting out man. I’m pretty sure I’m almost out the door,” Stern, 65, told his longtime cohost, Robin Quivers. “I’m getting out anyway because I realize that radio is affecting my health. When I’m home on the weekends I’m fine.”
He then insisted that he was done with the show, and would be out in two years.
Astute fans won’t be shocked by the news. Stern has been open about his mental health struggles in the past. He has said that he has a lot of rage, and has often battled OCD, or obsessive compulsive disorder. He credits therapy for changing his outlook and his approach to life. Some fans have noticed a change over the years, as Stern has softened
Last spring, the radio host hinted that he wasn’t enjoying hosting the show as much as he used to, which caused some speculation that he might be considering the end of his lengthy run on the airwaves.
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