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Key Words: Tucker Carlson offers no apology for saying ‘naughty’ things in a radio interview

Fox News host Tucker Carlson, many years ago, would regularly call in and chat with the host of the Bubba the Love Sponge radio show. The idea, as it is with any shock-jock program, was to stir up a buzz by discussing some controversial topics.

Carlson didn’t disappoint.

One of those topics, according to recordings posted on the Media Matters website, focused on Warren Jeffs, who was on the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” list for his role in arranging illegal marriages between adults and underage girls.

Carlson said criminal charges against Jeffs were “bullshit” because “arranging a marriage between a 16-year-old and a 27-year-old is not the same as pulling a stranger off the street and raping her.”

But that’s just one of the many comments Carlson made during the chat that began popping up all over social media on Sunday night.

Here’s another:

He didn’t stop there. Not even close. Carlson called journalist Arianna Huffington a “pig,” and labeled Britney Spears and Paris Hilton “the biggest white whores in America.”

Carlson also referred to Martha Stewart’s daughter Alexis as “cunty.”

You may recall that, in 2018, Carlson slammed comedian Samantha Bee for using that word to describe Ivanka Trump. Carlson at the time said he didn’t know of any man who’d use such language. “It is kinda the one word that IS actually degrading,” he said.

Here’s the full conversation with the Love Sponge:

Carlson issued a statement on Twitter late Sunday night:

While critics went off on Carlson for his hypocrisy and misogyny, his fans didn’t seem to be too bothered by what he said:

“This Media Matters piece has totally caused me to stop watching Tucker Carlson”

Said no conservative ever

— Author Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) March 11, 2019

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