AWKWARD: Fox News Hosts Defend Kanye West, Backtrack After Antisemitic Tweet

Fox & Friends Weekend” hosts questioned why artist Kanye West needed to be “shut down” earlier than they knew about his antisemitic tweet on Sunday ― resulting in some livid back-peddling later.

Co-hosts Will Cain, Pete Hegseth and Rachel Campos-Duffy used a part of an early Sunday morning present to the touch on Instagram limiting West’s account, Mediaite reported.

West, who prompt fellow rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs was controlled by Jewish people in an Instagram put up on Friday, bought locked out of his Twitter account simply hours earlier than the Fox present for one more antisemitic put up that claimed he could be “going death con 3” on Jewish folks.

The put up got here lower than 24 hours after “Fox and Associates Weekend” co-host Ainsley Earhardt known as West’s weird interview with Tucker Carlson – which included a school shooting conspiracy theory together with attacks on Lizzo and Kim Kardashian – “actually good.”

Cain, who admitted within the 7 a.m. hour on Sunday that he hadn’t “seen” West’s posts, claimed that media organizations don’t present “supporting proof” of their reporting of racist or antisemitic posts.

Hegseth admitted that he didn’t know what West stated on Instagram, as effectively.

Campos-Duffy, nonetheless, detailed West’s Instagram put up earlier than describing a “bizarre period the place folks can’t simply say what they wish to say.”

“This concept it’s a must to simply shut down his account is simply, it’s completely totalitarian, completely anti-American, it’s simply unsuitable,” Campos-Duffy stated.

The trio returned roughly two hours afterward Sunday to report on West’s antisemitic tweet and had a noticeably completely different tackle his “surprising” remarks.

“Unlucky,” Hegseth stated.

“Fairly Ugly,” Cain added.

“We talked about it earlier with out realizing about these tweets and saying after all they’re going to place a goal after what he stated with Tucker, there’s going to be a goal little question,” Hegseth stated.

“However on this specific case he introduced the goal.”

You’ll be able to watch the trio’s earlier reporting on West and their later reporting – as documented by Mediate – here.

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