WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – The Junkies introduced their overly exuberant personality-d intern — whose birth name is 25 characters and 11 syllables — to their audience on Tuesday, revealing to him on the air they’d been covertly recording him answering the phones.
First, let’s tackle the name issue (when was the last time you read a lead-in like that, without it being about the Redskins?).
Ife, as he’s come to be called, is of Nigerian decent — a heritage from which he draws great pride, and rightly so.
He was asked this morning to pronounce the full, unabbreviated version of his name.
In keeping with the dramatic sequence in which this occurred on the air, you can listen to his name unveiled in three parts, here: