Rappers call for the firing of Fox News' Laura Ingraham after she mocked Nipsey Hussle
17 April, 2019, 13:04
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More than 17,000 people have signed the petition. "The chorus that goes on and on, is that related to lowest unemployment ever, basically, for African Americans?" Her comments following the late great Hip-Hop artist Nipsey Hussle passing and African Americans.
Rapper "The Game" called Ingraham a "disrespectful c***" and called on his 10.3 million followers on Instagram to demand she be fired by putting pressure on her advertisers.
Over the past few hours, various musicians from Game to T.I. have ripped Ingraham for laughing during a Nipsey Hussle funeral service segment.
"This is Disgusting! You both are vile despicable, poor excuses for people", he commented.
"My expectations have already decreased so much for mankind in the past couple weeks that this hardly surprised me. especially from @foxnews, '' T.I. wrote".
He wrote: "Neither of you WILL EVER know or experience the level of love, appreciation and respect that Nip has". In one moment during the segment, Ingraham and Arroyo poked fun at 85-year-old Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan for mistaking Hussle for "Russell" while eulogizing the slain Grammy nominee.
"Disrespecting the deceased is not news", he wrote on Instagram. "It's just disrespect", Tanksaid in an Instagram post.
HuffPost notes a petition has been created in the days since also demanding Ingraham be reprimanded for her actions.
Ingraham - who has most recently toggled between bullying a teenage survivor of one of the worst mass shootings in USA history and trying to reduce a socially conscious athlete to his physical prowess - may have officially cased her own demise when she mocked her network's coverage of Nipsey Hussle, the rapper was killed by senseless gun violence on March 31.
Several rappers tore into Ingraham and called for her immediate dismissal for mocking a murder victim, USA Todayreports.
Meanwhile, Ingraham was expected to return to the airwaves Monday night and keep spreading her hatred on Fox News, which had not issued an apology or even a response to the controversy.
Ingraham faced similar calls for her job after for called for National Basketball Association star LeBron James to "shut up and dribble" and joked about Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg not getting accepted into his colleges of choice.
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