‘Breakfast Club’ Co-Host Angela Yee Announces Departure

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Angela Yee, one of the longtime hosts of popular radio show “Breakfast Club”, confirmed on Wednesday morning that she would be leaving the show. However, she remains in the iHeartRadio family to launch her own show.

Yee stirred “Breakfast Club” fans on Tuesday night after tweeting, “‘The Breakfast Club’ as you know it’s officially over,” leading listeners to believe the show was ending. On Wednesday morning’s episode, however, she clarified that “The Breakfast Club” would continue without her with co-hosts Charlamagne tha God and DJ Envy.

After making the announcement, Yee said on Twitter that she would still be a part of “The Breakfast Club” for “at least one more month.” Without giving details of her new show, she said it would be a nationally broadcast daily radio show.

“It’s really exciting,” she said Wednesday. “It’s something I’ve been waiting to do for years now, way before the pandemic. I actually sat down with our big boss…and I was like, ‘Look, I really want to have my own show. .’ You know, I have my ‘Lip Service’ podcast and I thought I might get something like a weekend situation…” They approached me at iHeart…and said they were gonna give me my own show .”

Yee, Charlamagne and DJ Envy launched “The Breakfast Club” in 2010 on New York’s Power 105.1 as a morning show. In 2013, iHeartMedia expanded the program to a weekend version, and it began simulcasting on the Revolt TV network in 2014. In 2020, Nielsen reported that “The Breakfast Club” drew eight million listeners per day, and he was inducted into radio. Hall of fame.

Watch Yee discuss her exit in the video below.

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