Fox Sports Reporter Emily Austen was speaking to on a Facebook video, when she made some questionable statements. When commenting about an undocumented latina who earned valedictorian at her high school, Austen said “I didn’t know Mexicans were that smart.” Ana Kasparian, Francis Maxwell, Grace Baldridge, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.
“Reporter Emily Austen has been taken off the air by Fox Sports after she was caught on video making racist comments about Mexican, Jewish and Chinese people.
While participating in a Facebook video broadcast for Barstool Sports, the 27-year-old sports reporter and others appearing on the show mocked 18-year-old Mayte Lara Ibarra, who recently revealed that she was her high school’s valedictorian and an undocumented immigrant.
“I didn’t even know Mexicans were that smart,” Austen quipped to her co-hosts during the Barstool Sports broadcast.
She also asserted that “the Chinese guy is always the smartest guy in math class” and that Jewish people are “stingy.”
As a result of the tirade, Fox Sports said that Austen, who is a contract employee, would not be participating in future broadcasts.”
Read more here: https://www.rawstory.com/2016/06/fox-sports-reporter-attacks-latina-valedictorian-i-didnt-know-mexicans-were-that-smart/
Hosts: Ana Kasparian, Francis Maxwell, Grace Baldridge
Cast: Ana Kasparian, Francis Maxwell, Grace Baldridge
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