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Iowa Official's Tupac Fixation Well-Documented Before His Requested Resignation

4 monthes ago   |   By Billboard

The director of Iowa's social services agency was a huge fan of the late rapper Tupac Shakur, and he frequently let his subordinates know it...
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Iowa government employee ousted after constantly emailing his colleagues about Tupac

Iowa government employee ousted after constantly emailing his colleagues about Tupac

4 monthes ago   |   By Consequence of Sound

Imagine feeling so passionately about a band it actually gets you fired from your job? That just might be the case for Jerry Foxhoven, whose love for Tupac Shakur may have cost him his post as Director of the Iowa Department of Human Services.
After taking on the position in 2017, Foxhoven proceeded to distribute emails to coworkers praising Tupac's music. According to documents uncovered by The Associated Press , the 66-year-old employee sent at least 350 pages' worth of such fan material.
Not only that, but Foxhaven also celebrated holidays and special occasions with Tupac-themed treats...
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Iowa Official, 66, Says His Love of Tupac Wasn't What Got Him Fired

Iowa Official, 66, Says His Love of Tupac Wasn't What Got Him Fired

4 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

Jerry Foxhoven, the former director of the state's Department of Human Services, was removed days after he sent an email celebrating the rapper to 4,300 employees.
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