Meet Weiner's Heckler: Howard Stern's Benjy Bronk

It was about laughs, not moral judgments, he says
By Tim Karan,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 17, 2011 2:30 PM CDT

It didn't take a long, hard search to identify the heckler who continuously interrupted Anthony Weiner's resignation speech yesterday. Benjy Bronk, a writer for the Howard Stern Show, proudly stepped forward and took to Twitter to explain why he jeered the congressman with questions like, "Are you more than seven inches?" and "Will you maintain your hot physique and smooth, sexy chest?" Bronk tweeted, "I asked questions, but I wasnt guy who called Weiner a pervert, I was going for comedy not to make moral judgements," reports Huffington Post.

This isn't the first time Bronk stole the spotlight during inappropriate moments. Last year, he burst into a CNBC report yelling, "Vote for Sanjaya!," and he caused Weiner to end the earlier press conference in which he confessed to his illicit Internet interaction by shouting, "Were you fully erect?" Bronk later said on Twitter that he and Weiner aren't all that different: "Just realized, stupid shit I did, done 4 same reason Weiner did his stupid shit both just trying 2 get affirmation (love, laughs, etc)."

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