While radio host Patrick Connor viewed his inappropriate comments about Chloe Kim as humorous, San Francisco sports radio station KNBR didn’t find them funny.

KNBR fired Connor following his disgusting remarks in which he referred to the 17-year-old Olympian as a “hot little piece of a–“ on Barstool Sports’ new Sirius XM talk show “Dialed-In with Dallas Braden” Wednesday, according to multiple reports.

The 43-year-old Connor, who is a co-host on the Sirius XM show, previously hosted “The Shower Hour With P-Con” weekdays from 5-6 a.m. on KNBR.

KNBR Program director Jeremiah Crowe released a statement announcing the radio station’s decision to fire Connor.

Barstool radio host: 17-year-old Chloe Kim ‘a hot piece of a–‘

Patrick Connor (l.) made inappropriate comments about Chloe Kim Tuesday.

Patrick Connor (l.) made inappropriate comments about Chloe Kim Tuesday.

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“Be advised that Patrick Connor is no longer with Cumulus Media. Neither KNBR, nor Cumulus Media condone the comments made by Patrick Connor on his SiriusXM program,” Crowe said, per the Mercury News.

Connor apologized for his remarks Wednesday morning.

“Yesterday in a weird attempt to make people laugh I failed. My comments about @chloekimsnow were more than inappropriate they were lame & gross. Im truly sorry Chloe. You’ve repped our country so brilliantly. I apologize to my colleagues & the listeners for being a total idiot,” Connor wrote on Twitter.

Barstool Sports president Dave Portnoy, who previously called Connor’s remark “sort of a stupid comment,” defended Barstool Sports’ content while retweeting WEEI’s announcement that the controversial Boston radio station will be shutting down live programming on Friday so that its employees can take mandatory sensitivity training.

Boston radio station WEEI off air Friday for sensitivity training

“Nothing is more important @barstoolsports than trying to bring humor to our fans lives. Occasionally we miss the mark. Most of the time we don’t. Regardless we won’t let advertisers, crybabies and jealous people dictate what we do. You don’t like us? Don’t listen, watch or read,” Portnoy wrote on Twitter.

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