Howard Stern confirms discussions to join America’s Got Talent by denying them

On his Sirius XM radio show this morning, Howard Stern confirmed he’s been in negotiations to join America’s Got Talent as a judge, but he did that by denying they’re having discussions.

Howard mockingly called the conversations “theoretical” while talking with his wife, Beth Ostrosky Stern. She said, “you really are taking into consideration my feelings” and added that “I’m just concerned about the time commitment for you.” has a more detailed recap of the conversation.

In this excerpt, though, Howard’s joking makes it clear that this is a very real possibility, even if he has also been denying it:

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