CNN Apologizes For Playing Song Titled ‘Stupid Girls’ Ahead of Sarah Palin Segment

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By Alex Weprin Comment

CNN has apologized for what it says “was a poor choice” of music to accompany a news story.

The story was about Fox News contributor and former GOP VP candidate Sarah Palin, who was visiting a local Chik-Fil-A fast food restaurant. The song was “Stupid Girls,” by Pink. Some viewers noticed the correlation, and complained vocally.

The Hollywood Reporter received a statement from CNN apologizing for the incident, which it says was not intentional.

“The music selection was a poor choice and was not intended to be linked to any news story,” a CNN spokesperson told The Hollywood Reporter. “We regret any perception that they were planned together.”

Here’s the segment:

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