In Brief - May 23, 2014
May 23, 2104

Cox Media Group Classic Rock KISS-FM/San Antonio's The Billy Madison Show has issued a challenge to Charles Barkley. The Billy Madison Show has offered a $5,000 donation to a local women’s charity of Mr. Barkley’s choice if he will come to the KISS Studios to bury the hatchet with Billy Madison Show Producer/ Co-host Nard. This challenge stems from Barkley’s nationally-broadcast insults to the city of San Antonio, and specifically to the women of San Antonio. Earlier this week, “Nard” approached Barkley in public on May 21 to ask what his problem was with “big women.” Barkley’s profanity-laced response has now received national exposure.
The Billy Madison Show has requested that Barkley appear to explain his comments, if and when he returns. In return for his appearance, 99.5 KISS & The Billy Madison Show will provide a $5,000 donation to San Antonio women’s charity of Barkley’s choice.

E.J. Greig exits the PD post at Urban WIZF/Cincinnati.


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