DENVER - Listeners to KOA radio during the Tuesday morning drive heard a little more than the news.
Morning host Steffan Tubbs made a comment during a commercial break about television celebrity Snooki which he thought was off air.
Tubbs' microphone was still on when he made the comment calling Snooki ____-ing ugly.
Listeners are commenting on the station's Facebook page.
850 KOA has released a statement on its Facebook page about this situation: http://on9news.tv/1f2fAle.
"We are aware of a recent inappropriate comment that was made on-air by Steffan Tubbs. While Steffan made the comment in what he thought was a private conversation, it was still thoughtless and insensitive and we apologize to anyone whom it offended. We take matters of this nature very seriously and we will take appropriate disciplinary action." says the Facebook post.
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