Rush Limbaugh loses 39 advertisers

  • Rush Limbaugh is pictured. | AP Photo

Companies are responding to the flood of grievances against Rush Limbaugh. | AP Photo

By MJ LEE | 3/6/12 2:25 PM EST Updated: 3/7/12 12:42 PM EST

At least 39 companies have pulled their ads from the “The Rush Limbaugh Show” since the conservative talk show host called a law student a “slut” on the air last week, as the social media blitz against the popular radio program showed no signs of slowing down Wednesday.

Companies are continuing to join the rapidly growing list of businesses that have ceased advertising on Limbaugh’s show, responding to the flood of grievances that are pouring in from disgruntled customers.  Read more: