J. Anthony Brown has departed the “Tom Joyner Morning Show” after a 20-year tenure and fans of the popular nationally syndicated show are in complete shock!

J.’s last day on the show was Friday (Nov 25).

In a statement to All Access, J. Anthony’s manager, Sharavious Jackson said they were “taking the show in a new direction.” He also added the comedian and actor is “open to new opportunities.”

J. Anthony Brown released the following statement:

I want to thank all the listeners and fans for embracing me for more than 20 years on the ‘Tom Joyner Morning Show.’ You were a captive audience, and your support and feedback encouraged me to be a better comic and a better social commentator, reflecting the world around us.

Wow. J. will be sorely missed on the show.

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