Fact: Former mobster Johnny Fratto, a regular guest on U.S. shock jock Howard Stern's radio show, has died after losing his battle with lung cancer. The 61 year old, who also owned Los Angeles bike customisation firm Beverly Hills Choppers, passed away early on Thursday (05Nov15), reports TMZ.com.
Quote: "It's a very low key group. The boys actually sat around this year and did arts and crafts... Howard is painting these beautiful landscapes and flowers... he's really good...! Jimmy is an incredible artist... Justin draws pictures of zombie babies... and crazy monkeys and dead people." Actress Jennifer Aniston's recent couples vacation with her fiance Justin Theroux, U.S. radio personality Howard Stern and American talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and their wives was not quite what fans might expect.
Fact: Howard Stern's longtime nemesis Kevin Metheny has died, aged 60. The radio executive suffered a heart attack and passed away on Friday (03Oct14). Metheny was mentioned in the shock jock's 1993 memoir Private Parts and Paul Giamatti' played his character, who was dubbed "Pig Vomit", in the 1997 film adaptation.
Fact: U.S. shock jock Howard Stern has nominated the recently deceased Casey Kasem to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge for charity. Stern took on the challenge in comedy fashion after Jennifer Aniston nominated him, by tipping a shot glass with one ice cube in it on his head.
Fact: Shock jock Howard Stern is celebrating his 60th birthday with an all-star party - rockers Jon Bon Jovi, Steven Tyler and John Fogerty are all slated to perform at his milestone bash on 31 January (14) at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom. Stern's actual birthday was on Sunday (12Jan14).
Fact: Shock jock Howard Stern is returning to the judging panel of America's Got Talent for the upcoming ninth season next year (14). The Tv/radio star joined the show in 2012, and confirmed his new season deal on Tuesday (19Nov13).
Fact: Shock jock Howard Stern is reportedly in talks to replace newsman Piers Morgan as a host on U.S. TV talent show America's Got Talent. Morgan announced he would be departing the show to concentrate on his CNN talk show on Thursday (10Nov11).
Quote: "Howard's got a wild side. That's for sure. He's taken up a new hobby, photography. I'll be in the bathtub, and there he is, with the camera, and suddenly the pictures are up on Twitter. We have a new policy: He can take all the pictures he likes, but I have to be able to approve the ones that he tweets out." Howard Stern's wife, Beth Ostrosky Stern, isn't impressed with the DJ's latest hobby.
Fact: Shock jock Howard Stern is sticking with his day job - he's signed a new five-year contract to continue his show for America's Sirius/XM radio station until 2015.
Fact: MARY J. BLIGE, actresses Kristin Chenoweth and Kelly Rutherford, Iman and radio DJ Howard Stern's TV host wife Beth Ostrosky have been named among the 25 Most Stylish New Yorkers by Us Weekly magazine.
Quote: "I watch it religiously... but I don't think the show has been great this season. That's why their ratings have dropped a little bit. I think the judges have been a little soft. I think it's time to mix it up, make it a little more exciting again." Shock jock Howard Stern insists the time is right for him to replace Simon Cowell as a judge on American Idol.
Quote: "I am a bitter man. I am never flattered. I always sit there and go 'I did that!' I hope somebody recognises me for that." U.S. radio host Howard Stern is annoyed Eminem copied his backside-baring prank at the MTV Movie Awards from 17 years ago.
Quote: "BARBARA has been a friend of mine for a long time. We went to Howard Stern's wedding. She approached me and said very nice things, and I said very nice things to her. We're back. We've been friends for a long time." Donald Trump insists his long-running feud with U.S. TV personality Barbara Walters is finally over.
Fact: U.S. shock jock Howard Stern is set to remake cult music movie ROCK N ROLL HIGH SCHOOL. The original 1979 film starred legendary rockers THE Ramones as a group of rebellious students who overthrow their school principal.
Fact: Veteran American TV reporter PENNY CRONE has given up her broadcasting career to become a real-estate agent. The former correspondent for FOX 5 and Howard Stern's SIRIUS SHOW has signed up with top U.S. firm Prudential Douglas Elliman.
Quote: "Bulldogs are so ugly, I had to give her the most feminine name I could find!" Shock radio jock Howard Stern on the christening of his bulldog, BIANCA ROMIJN-STAMOS.
Fact: <p>Shock jock Howard Stern is keen to become the new Robert Redford after launching a film festival in his name. The top three films in the Howard Stern Film Festival competition will receive cash prizes. </p>
Quote: <p>"She's beautiful but incredibly stupid. And wasn't she supposed to be a virgin when she married? Well, that always works out well." US shock jock Howard Stern weighs in on Jessica Simpson's recent split from Nick Lachey. </p>
Fact: <p>Shock jock Howard Stern is undergoing secret therapy sessions in a bid to become a better father to his three daughters. </p>