Howard Stern's Midtown Studios Fumigated for Bedbugs

By Ben Fractenberg on September 29, 2010 10:12am 

Howard Stern's studio was fumigated for bedbugs over the weekend.
Howard Stern's studio was fumigated for bedbugs over the weekend.
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By Ben Fractenberg

DNAinfo Reporter/Producer

MIDTOWN — Howard Stern had some unwanted guests on his show — bedbugs.

The shock jock’s Midtown studio was fumigated for the critters over the weekend, WNBC-TV reported Tuesday.

"We received treatments here and supposedly we're 100% bedbug-free," stern said on his Sirius XM radio show Monday morning. "All I know is I'm scratching every minute... I just wish our contract was done and we could get out of here."

Stern also said he showed up to work at 1221 Sixth Avenue in a hazmat suit, though WNBC was unable to verify.

His limo was also reportedly fumigated and Stern said he doubted he would ever ride in it again.

In keeping with his radio personality, the jock didn’t pull any punches when placing blame for the recent epidemic.

"[It’s] because of hippies with their go**amn DDT-inhibition."


Bedbugs have forced the closure several New York City businesses this year.
Bedbugs have forced the closure several New York City businesses this year.
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