Philly News Station Forgets Joe Frazier Died 5 Years Ago & Wishes Him Happy Bday (Video)
Boxing legend Smokin’ Joe Frazier died back in 2011 at the age of 67. He would have been 73 this week. Someone at Philadelphia news station Fox29 forgot to inform everybody in the building of Frazier’s passing, as they went on to wish him a happy birthday.
They not only wished him a happy b-day, but stated that he would be meeting with people later on that day.
“Philadelphia boxing legend Joe Frazier is celebrating his birthday today,” Fox29 anchor Karen Hepp said Wednesday morning. “Happy Birthday, Joe. He’s going to be meeting with friends and supporters at City Hall this evening to honor championship youth boxing teams and coaches. … He turns 73 years old today.”
Frazier died in November 2011 after a battle with liver cancer.