A news anchor compared her Black colleague to an ape on live television.
An Oklahoma news station anchor fixed her mouth to compare her black colleague to a gorilla during a Thursday segment.
Alex Housden, a news anchor at KOCO-TV were doing a segment about the Oklahoma City Zoo.
During the segment, Housden looked at the baby gorilla, and said that her colleague Jason Hackett looked like the baby gorilla.
Here’s the video:
“Kind of looks like you,”
Hackett replied with nervous laughter:
“He kinda does, actually, yeah,”
Housden went on to “tearfully” apologize for what she said: