Fox Host Kilmeade Apologizes for Ethnic Remarks

By Andrew Gauthier 

Baltimore Sun

Brian Kilmeade, co-host of “Fox & Friends”, apologized for remarks he made about American ethnicity during a recent telecast on the Fox News Channel.

Discussing a Swedish study on the relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and marriage, Kilmeade said it was problematic to compare Swedish and American populations, because, “we [Americans] keep marrying other species and other ethnics…Swedes have pure genes…in America we marry everybody…”


Unity: Journalists of Color, condemned Kilmeade’s words, saying they lent credence to “the basest of white supremacist ideologies, the notion that white people and non-white people are of different species, with the white race as ‘pure.'”

Monday on “Fox & Friends,” Kilmeade said he did not intend to offend anyone with his earlier remarks. More…