Howard Stern said he has ended his friendship with Bill Maher after the HBO “Real Time” host made a comment about the radio shock jock’s habit of gushing about his wife on air.
“[Howard Stern] goes on about how much he loves his wife, Beth, which he has been doing on the air for, like, 10 years,” Maher said on the Monday episode of his Club Random podcast, during which he interviewed Julian Lennon.
“But we know Howard had this other wife before Beth,” Maher said, alluding to Alison Berns.
The two got divorced in 2001.
Maher, 67, has never been married.
“So he’s trying to make me seem like I’m the slightly immoral one because I haven’t settled down,” said Maher, whose comments were reported by the news site Mediaite.
“Could we just not gush about the person while the other person can still hear it?”
Maher prefaced his remarks by telling Lennon: “I don’t want to start a…