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Source: The Guradian

Mika Brzezinski apologizes for calling Mike Pompeo a 'butt boy'

Today 20:57 GMT

Mika Brzezinski, co-host of Morning Joe, has swiftly apologized for remarks she made on her MSNBC program directed at secretary of state Mike Pompeo that were widely criticized as homophobic.

Brzezinski was commenting on an interview Pompeo had given to Fox & Friends in which he said the CIA’s conclusion that Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman had ordered the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi were inaccurate.

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Source: Fox News

MSNBC’s Mika Brezezinski apologizes for using homophobic slur to describe Mike Pompeo

Today 19:08 GMT

MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brezezinski apologized on Wednesday for using a homophobic slur when describing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a “butt-boy.”

“Maybe don’t equate homosexuality with Mike Pompeo carrying water for the murderous regime in Saudi Arabia,” the viewer wrote. A viewer took to Twitter, calling the remark “as homophobic a term as I’ve heard on national morning television,” noting that MSNBC did not include the slur in its closed captioning.

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