On the February 7 edition of the Christian Broadcasting Network's The 700 Club, host Pat Robertson said that people who have received too much plastic surgery “got the eyes like they're Oriental” while he put his fingers up to the side of his face.
Robertson and CBN special features producer Kristi Watts were talking about Fox News host Greta Van Susteren's plastic surgery. Robertson said that Van Susteren “looks great.” Watts then asked whether Robertson had “seen someone who got [plastic surgery] too much.” Robertson replied, “Yeah, they got the eyes like they're Oriental, and, you know, it's all pulled.”
As Media Matters for America noted, Robertson has called Islam a “Christian heresy” and said that “Jewish people” are “very thrifty” and “extraordinarily good business people.” Media Matters also noted that after officials in Orlando, Florida, voted in 1998 to fly rainbow flags from city lampposts during the annual Gay Days event at Disney World, Robertson issued the city a warning: “I don't think I'd be waving those flags in God's face if I were you. ... [A] condition like this will bring about the destruction of your nation. It'll bring about terrorist bombs, it'll bring earthquakes, tornadoes and possibly a meteor.”
From the February 7 edition of the Christian Broadcasting Network's The 700 Club:
ROBERTSON: You know there's a lady named Greta Van Susteren, who's on Fox.
ROBERTSON: Got a very popular --
WATTS: Oh, I saw her.
ROBERTSON: She looked gorgeous last night, but she had a really serious facial deal. And it did a wonder --
WATTS: Sister needed help.
ROBERTSON: Sister got the help.
WATTS: Sister -- she needed some help, yeah.
ROBERTSON: But she got it. She just looks great, and she's so popular.
WATTS: But have you ever seen someone who got it too much, and so they come up to you, and they're like, “Pat, how are you doing? It's so good to see you.”
ROBERTSON: Yeah, they got the eyes like they're Oriental, and, you know, it's all pulled. So, make sure you do it right. But -- it's -- that's one way you can go, but it'll cost you five or six thousand dollars probably. All right. What else?