Howard Stern Show regular Joey Boots — Joseph Bassolino — has died. He was 49 years old.
While no cause of death has as of yet been revealed, Joey Boots suffered from diabetes. Police are said to have found Bassolino slumped over his computer.
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Tribute to the one and only Joey B in the new year. He will be missed. #BabaooeyHowardSternpenis
— Howard Stern (@HowardStern) December 24, 2016
Boots also had his own live podcast called “The Joey Boots Show” on Friday nights. He became famous for being one of Howard Stern’s weird fans known as the “whack pack.” These people phone into the Howard Stern Show regularly.
— Drawn for You (@drawnforyou) December 24, 2016
Howard Stern Show regulars took to Twitter to pay their respects to Joey Boots.
I can't sleep yes Rest In Peace @JoeyBoots I'm in shock and I'm so very very sad tonight ❤️
— Mariann F Brooklyn (@MFBrooklyn) December 24, 2016