Sports reporter fired for anti-Semitic and racist remarks on Facebook Live
Any statement that follows, “I’m not trying to be racist,” is always racist.
“I didn’t even know Mexicans were that smart,” says now-former Fox Sports Florida sideline reporter Emily Austen in a since deleted Barstool Sports’ Rundown broadcast Thursday evening.
While the sports website usually prerecords its episodes, this week’s iteration, unfortunately for Austen, was broadcast on Facebook Live. Throughout the broadcast, she makes a plethora of racist and anti-semitic remarks, as her cohosts laugh along. Read more…