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News

This fits in the I’m not surprised category:

UPDATED:
A response from Fox

Fox News VP of programming Suzanne Scott explains, “We received tens of thousands of text message submissions during our New Years Eve special, and this particular viewer submission was inadvertently cleared for air. At FOX we recognize our error as opposed to networks who allow their hosts to utter crude vulgarities to the public.”

The “crude vulgarity” Scott referenced was Kathy Griffin on CNN.

PREVIOUSLY:

Think Progress caught a “magic negro” reference during the New Years Eve broadcast on Fox News.

Viewers were allowed to text in messages that scrolled across the bottom in lieu of the news.

One message read:
HAPPY NEW YEAR AND LET’S HOPE THE MAGIC NEGRO DOES A GOOD JOB. LOVE JEN AND JOHN C.

From www.Huffingtongpost.com

Text message

Text message (Photo credits: www.smartsign.com)

The Simpsons Texting

The Simpsons Texting (Photo credits: Giphy)