A radio station forced listeners to hear one Christmas song for two straight hours

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An Austrian radio station forced its listeners to hear Wham!'s "Last Christmas" 24 times in a row, the Independent reported.

Antennae Carinthia host Joe Kohlhofer barricaded himself inside the station's studios with a wooden chair last week and told his co-host he'd be presenting on his own. For two hours, he took calls from listeners begging him to stop, and only did so after his four-year-old daughter called in saying she didn't like the music.

The radio station is claiming the incident was not staged, and its program director has been quoted as saying Kohlhofer will face "consequences." However, the station made a video of the incident, and the Independent says Kohlhofer has been posting press coverage of the event on his website. Here's the video.

Rob covers business, economics and the environment for Fusion. He previously worked at Business Insider. He grew up in Chicago.

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