Radio jockey Don Imus, who became a household name back in spring 2007 after he made racist comments referring the ladies of the Rutgers University women’s basketball team “nappy headed hoes,” revealed live on air this past Monday that he is battling stage 2 prostate cancer. He was diagnosed with the disease last Wednesday.
“The day you find out is fine,” he said on the radio. “But the next morning when you get up, your knees are shaking. I didn’t think I could make it to work. I don’t want to have great arrogance about it, but I have great doctors. I’ll be fine. And if I’m not fine, it’s no big deal. The prognosis couldn’t be better.”