SiriusXM says radio show hosted by Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre is on hold

SiriusXM is suspending a weekly radio show hosted by Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre following Favre’s alleged involvement in Mississippi welfare spending.

A company spokesperson confirmed the news. at Variety on Sunday but declined to provide further comment.

Favre has appeared on “The SiriusXM Blitz With Brett Favre and Bruce Murray” show since 2018. SiriusXM’s decision comes after an ESPN Milwaukee spokesperson told Front Office Sports last week that he was pausing Favre’s weekly appearances on the station.

Favre continued to press Mississippi state officials for help paying for new athletic facilities at the University of Southern Mississippi months after being briefed by the then governor. Phil Bryant that misusing state social funds could be illegal, according to text messages in a court filing.

Favre, who has not been charged in the massive Mississippi welfare scandal, said through attorneys that he did not know the source of the funds.

Favre is among the defendants in the state’s civil lawsuit for misdirected social funds. As an investigation by Mississippi Today first revealed, state auditors have determined that at least $77 million in social funds were misspent or stolen in the biggest fraud case. public history of the state.

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