Posts with tag "rick sanchez"

  • Former CNN Anchor Rick Sanchez: 'I Have to Atone'

    Posted Oct 7th 2010 at 09:30 PM by PopEater Staff

    One week after getting fired from CNN for calling Jon Stewart a bigot in a radio interview, newsman Rick Sanchez wants to set the record straight. "I did not intend to say that," the Cuban-born reporter told exclusively, "but I said it -- it's my mistake." The 52-year-old realizes he messed up, even if he didn't intend to say what he said. "If you screw up unintentionally, you stil...

  • Rick Sanchez Releases Apology for 'Bigot' Rant

    Posted Oct 6th 2010 at 03:50 PM by PopEater Staff

    Rick Sanchez has broken his silence nearly a week after a radio interview cost him his job at CNN. The former anchor, who called Jon Stewart a "bigot" and said "everybody that runs CNN is a lot like" the 'Daily Show' star, released a statement Wednesday through a publicist to apologize for his "tired and mangled words." He describes apologizing to Stewart for his "inartful comments" and then no...

  • Jon Stewart Jokes About Rick Sanchez Controversy

    Posted Oct 3rd 2010 at 08:24 AM by Christine Fenno

    Jon Stewart stayed mum during the recent commotion over at CNN, where Rick Sanchez was fired this week (after a six-year career at the network) because of inflammatory -- now infamous -- remarks he made on a satellite radio program about Stewart's ethnicity and upbringing. However, at a fundraiser in New York City last night, the stand-up comic in Stewart couldn't resist making a few cracks abo...

  • CNN's Rick Sanchez Fired After Calling Jon Stewart a Bigot

    Posted Oct 1st 2010 at 09:50 PM by PopEater Staff

    CNN's Rick Sanchez was fired Friday after telling an interviewer that 'The Daily Show' host Jon Stewart is a bigot and that "everybody that runs CNN is a lot like Stewart," The New York Times reports. Sanchez, a daytime anchor on the network, was making an appearance on comedian Pete Dominick's satellite radio show Thursday when he made the disparaging comments. After calling Stewart a bigot, S...

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