For “106.1 Kiss FM” followers, your mornings are about to sound very completely different. Radio hosts Carla Marie and Anthony introduced on July 25 that that they had been fired from the station four-and-a-half years after leaving “Elvis Duran” to start out their very own present in Seattle.
The perfect mates every wrote prolonged and refreshingly sincere Instagram posts concerning the departure, admitting that they’re upset concerning the finish of this system and not sure of what the long run holds.
Why have been Carla Marie and Anthony fired from Kiss FM?
Anthony alluded to poor scores in an announcement on social media, calling “The Carla Marie & Anthony Present” an experiment that failed. “I promise if I might have labored any tougher to make this work, I’d have. I put each as soon as of vitality into this experiment,” he shared.
“We took an opportunity, [tried] it out, and on the finish of the day… it didn’t work out the best way we had hoped,” he continued. “Proper now, I’m primarily dissatisfied. Not as a result of now we have to chalk this up as a loss, however as a result of I really feel like I let lots of people down. Lots of people believed in us and vouched for us and I’m so, so sorry I failed you.”
Carla Marie additionally expressed heartbreak over the state of affairs. “Getting let go in radio is inevitable,” she famous. “The joke is ‘you’re probably not in radio till you’ve been let go.’ I really feel so many emotions. Remorse isn’t one in all them. And I’m at peace with that.”
She added, “I’m grateful for many who gave us an opportunity, greater than as soon as, to do what we love. I’m in awe on the individuals who have listened to us from station to station and time slot to time slot and have spent their time with us… THANK YOU! I like you a lot. I want we might have mentioned goodbye.”
The 32-year-old nonetheless has her iHeartRadio podcast “Aspect Hustlers,” which really ready her for this second. “Lots of my ‘Aspect Hustlers’ podcast friends advised me after they received let go from their job it gave them the push to launch into one thing even higher,” she defined. “I’m prepared for the push.”
“The Carla Marie & Anthony Present” will likely be changed by “The Jubal Present.”
Kiss FM introduced on July 27 that comic and longtime radio character, Jubal Recent, will take over Carla Marie and Anthony’s slot on 106.1. “The Jubal Present” will debut subsequent month and have the 41-year-old’s spouse, Alex, as co-host.
“We couldn’t be extra excited to companion with Jubal on his subsequent endeavor and welcome him to iHeartMedia Seattle,” Market President Robert Dove mentioned in a press launch. “Jubal’s means to domesticate a various fan base throughout America, however most significantly, proper right here in Seattle, was simply one thing we couldn’t miss.”
Jubal beforehand labored on the station a decade in the past, and teased that he’s solely coming again as a result of he didn’t get an opportunity to scrub out his desk. “I am continuously making an attempt to evolve and develop and discover new progressive methods to entertain my audiences and iHeart is all the time on the innovative,” he said. “This new chapter goes to be bananas.”