Former radio shock-jock sympathizes with downfall of Dave Wheeler

Former shock-jock radio star Dean Blundell says he can sympathize with the unceremonious downfall of Winnipeg radio host Dave Wheeler, who was fired this week after making offensive comments about transgender people.

Several years after his own ignoble descent from Toronto’s popular 102.1 The Edge, Blundell says he understands times have changed and that on-air jokes about race, gender and sexual orientation are just not acceptable: “It’s another wake-up call for everybody else. As it was for me.”

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