A Fox Sports sideline reporter has been fired after managing to insult Mexicans, Asians and Jews during remarks she made during a Facebook live post, reports The Wrap.
Emily Austen made her offensive comments while appearing in a round table discussion for Barstool Sports, which is not affiliated with Fox Sports.
During the discussion, she made comments about a high school valedictorian who was an undocumented immigrant.
“I didn’t even know Mexicans were that smart,” Austen said. “I know that’s fu**ed up, I didn’t mean it like that. You guys know that the Chinese guy is always the smartest guy in math class.
“Everybody thinks that. I love all people, I don’t care if you’re white, yellow, brown. The way I used to talk to the Jews in Boca, because I was a server, I just didn’t care … They would complain and b*tch- about everything.”
Steve Tello, an executive with Fox Sports Florida, said her remarks do not reflect the beliefs of Fox Sports.
“Emily has been advised that her comments were unacceptable, and she is not scheduled to appear on any upcoming FOX Sports Florida or FOX Sports Sun broadcasts.”
Austen begins her remarks just after the 25 minute mark in the video below.
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