A sports radio host who commented on the appearance of 17-year-old Olympian Chloe Kim has been punished. He was fired.
Patrick Connor, who co-hosts a show on Sirius XM’s Barstool Radio channel, has been fired from another station that he works at. San Francisco’s KNBR announced that they’ve parted ways with the radio host.
The Washington Post first reported the news of Connor’s firing. “Connor hosted an early-morning show on KNBR until Wednesday, when Jeremiah Crowe, the station’s program director, confirmed to The Post that Connor was ‘no longer with Cumulus Media,’ the company that owns the station.”
Connor remains a part of the Barstool Radio show. Barstool Sports founder David Portnoy addressed what happened in a blog post and Connor and his co-hosts apologized on air today.
This was the conversation that happened on the Barstool Radio show. It features Connor, former MLB pitcher Dallas Braden and comedian Brody Stevens.
Stevens: Me, personally, I’m on Twitter, I see Chloe Kim, I’m thinking Khloe Kardashian, Kim [Kardashian], I don’t want to deal with that. So I missed out on the whole Chloe Kim thing. But it’s a good story. She’s into it, a little kid—I’m inspired by it.
Braden: Chloe Kim, famous for riding a very different board than Kim Kardashian.
Connor: No doubt, and in fact just to keep it on that tip, her 18th birthday is April 23, and the countdown is on baby, ’cause I got my Wooderson going. “That’s what I like about them high school girls.”
Stevens: I love it P-Con, I’m right there with you.
Connor: She’s fine as hell! If she was 18, you wouldn’t be ashamed to say that she’s a little hot piece of ass. And she is. She is adorable. I’m a huge Chloe Kim fan.
Connor took to Twitter early this morning to apologize. He said he is “truly sorry.”
Yesterday in a weird attempt to make people laugh I failed. My comments about @chloekimsnow were more than inappropriate they were lame & gross. Im truly sorry Chloe. You’ve repped our country so brilliantly. I apologize to my colleagues & the listeners for being a total idiot.
— Patrick Connor (@pcon34) February 14, 2018