Now that former CNN anchor Rick Sanchez has apologized for calling "The Daily Show's" Jon Stewart a bigot and admitted he "screwed up" with his derogatory comments, "Extra" and PopEater.com want to know if you think Sanchez should be allowed back on air.
A week after being fired from his hosting job at CNN, Rick Sanchez sat down for an interview with ABC's "Good Morning America" and apologized for his slams at CNN and at Comedy Central's Jon Stewart, whom he had called a "bigot." -- AP
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Former CNN anchor Rick Sanchez made nice with "The Daily Show's" Jon Stewart by issuing an official apology for the derogatory comments he made about Stewart and Jewish people in a radio interview last Friday.
Sanchez, who was fired following the interview, said in a statement, "I am very much opposed to hate and intolerance, in any form, and I have frequently spoken out against prejudice. Despite what my tired and mangled words may have implied, they were never intended to suggest any sort of narrow-mindedness and should never have been made. I sincerely extend this apology to anyone else whom I may have offended."
"The Daily Show's" Jon Stewart mocked former CNN anchor Rick Sanchez Saturday, as he hosted Comedy Central's "Night of Too Many Stars."
Sanchez was fired from his CNN job Friday, following a radio interview in which he called Stewart a "bigot" and said CNN and other media were run by "people like him."
CNN anchor Rick Sanchez has been let go after giving a radio interview in which he called "The Daily Show's" Jon Stewart a "bigot" and intimated that CNN was "run by Jews."
Sanchez did an interview with SiriusXM radio show host Pete Dominick Friday morning, in which he called Stewart a bigot. When Dominick asked how so, Sanchez replied, "I think he looks at the world through, his mom, who was a school teacher, and his dad, who was a physicist or something like that. Great, I'm so happy that he grew up in a suburban middle class New Jersey home with everything you could ever imagine."