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'''Maurice Chavez''' is the host of [[VCPR]] in both [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories|Vice City Stories]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City|Vice City]] and has his own show called Pressing Issues. He was once a clown, entertaining at birthday parties, bar mitzvas and juvenile correctional facilities. He was discovered by [http://gta.wikia.com/Michelle_Montanius Michelle Montanius] in [[1980]], and the two had a brief love affair, resulting in Michelle falling pregnant. Maurice avoided paying for an abortion, much to Michelle's distress and anger. It is unknown whether Montanius kept the child.
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'''Maurice Chavez''' is the host of Vice City Public Radio in both [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories|Vice City Stories]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City|Vice City]] and has his own show called [[Pressing Issues]].
   
Chavez's programme, Pressing Issues, began broadcasting in late night time slots. Upon gaining a level of sucess, Maurice won several broadcasting awards, including "Best Personality". Maurice also appears to have repressed anger issues, as he quite often snaps or even lashes out at his guests. In [[1986]] he has violent confrontations with both [[Pastor Richards]] and [[Jeremy Robard]].
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==Background==
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Prior to becoming a radio host, Chavez worked as "Sal the Wheat-Free Clown", entertaining at birthday parties, bar mitzvas and juvenile correctional facilities (where he was set on fire by the inmates). He also had aspirations of becoming an actor, but despite appearing at 17 auditions his only role came as a fluffer in a sex education video. His salary was meagre, at less than $2,000, and at one point Chavez suffered from anxiety and considered having a sex-change. Chavez was discovered by [[Michelle Montanius]] and the two had a brief relationship. Michelle fell pregnant in [[1984]], and asked Chavez to either marry her or pay for her to have an abortion. Chavez refused to pay for an abortion, though it is unknown whether Michelle kept the child. Chavez married and divorced an un-named woman, and his un-named ex-girlfriend is now married to his best friend.
   
He is completely oblivious to the fact that both Montanius and [[Jonathan Freeloader|Freeloader]] absolutely hate him.
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==Broadcasting career==
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Chavez began presenting [[Pressing Issues]], a topical debate show on [[Vice City Public Radio]] at some either either during or prior to 1981. By 1986, the show is the only show on VCPR, and Chavez has won several broadcasting awards, including "Best Personality". However, station hosts Michelle Montanius and [[Jonathan Freeloader]] treat Chavez with contempt, describing him as a "useless, talentless asshole", though Chavez is mostly oblivious to this. According to [[Alex Shrub]], one of the guest on Pressing Issues, Chavez also writes a newspaper column, though Shrub implies that it is of poor quality and claims he uses it to line his bird cage.
   
He often calls Michelle Montanius "Melissa" ("Now, to Johnathan and Melissa, in the studio"), most likely because he does not want people to know who she is and that he had an affair with her.
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Chavez appears to have anger issues, as he frequently snaps at his guests and after exposing "motivational speaker" [[Jeremy Robard]] as a desperate fraud, he breaks Robard's nose with a paperweight.
   
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[[File:MauriceChavez-GTAV-Star.jpg|thumb|Chavez' star on the [[Vinewood Walk of Fame]]. ]]
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In [[Grand Theft Auto V]], Chavez is one of the honoured celebrities on the [[Vinewood Walk of Fame]].
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He is voiced by [[Philip Anthony-Rodriguez]].
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==Trivia==
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*It is hinted that he might be a parody of American radio host [[wp:Ray Suarez|Ray Suarez]], especially on his show [[wp:Talk of the Nation|Talk of the Nation]], which was hosted in public radio.
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Latest revision as of 15:00, March 30, 2016

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Maurice Chavez is the host of Vice City Public Radio in both Vice City Stories and Vice City and has his own show called Pressing Issues.

BackgroundEdit

Prior to becoming a radio host, Chavez worked as "Sal the Wheat-Free Clown", entertaining at birthday parties, bar mitzvas and juvenile correctional facilities (where he was set on fire by the inmates). He also had aspirations of becoming an actor, but despite appearing at 17 auditions his only role came as a fluffer in a sex education video. His salary was meagre, at less than $2,000, and at one point Chavez suffered from anxiety and considered having a sex-change. Chavez was discovered by Michelle Montanius and the two had a brief relationship. Michelle fell pregnant in 1984, and asked Chavez to either marry her or pay for her to have an abortion. Chavez refused to pay for an abortion, though it is unknown whether Michelle kept the child. Chavez married and divorced an un-named woman, and his un-named ex-girlfriend is now married to his best friend.

Broadcasting careerEdit

Chavez began presenting Pressing Issues, a topical debate show on Vice City Public Radio at some either either during or prior to 1981. By 1986, the show is the only show on VCPR, and Chavez has won several broadcasting awards, including "Best Personality". However, station hosts Michelle Montanius and Jonathan Freeloader treat Chavez with contempt, describing him as a "useless, talentless asshole", though Chavez is mostly oblivious to this. According to Alex Shrub, one of the guest on Pressing Issues, Chavez also writes a newspaper column, though Shrub implies that it is of poor quality and claims he uses it to line his bird cage.

Chavez appears to have anger issues, as he frequently snaps at his guests and after exposing "motivational speaker" Jeremy Robard as a desperate fraud, he breaks Robard's nose with a paperweight.

MauriceChavez-GTAV-Star

Chavez' star on the Vinewood Walk of Fame.

In Grand Theft Auto V, Chavez is one of the honoured celebrities on the Vinewood Walk of Fame.

He is voiced by Philip Anthony-Rodriguez.

TriviaEdit

  • It is hinted that he might be a parody of American radio host Ray Suarez, especially on his show Talk of the Nation, which was hosted in public radio.

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