O'Reilly Highlights Christiane Amanpour's Time in Iran To Undermine Her Criticism Of Netanyahu's Speech

Update: Amanpour Responds

O'Reilly Amanpour

Fox News' Bill O'Reilly used CNN's Christiane Amanpour's childhood in Iran to undermine her reporting after she criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to the U.S. congress. 

On the March 4 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor, O'Reilly highlighted Amanpour's childhood in Iran, stating that “Amanpour, herself raised in Iran, did not think much of Netanyahu's speech,” to undermine her critical reporting of the Israeli Prime Minister's speech to the U.S. congress. O'Reilly emphasized Amanpour's childhood in Iran a second time, saying, “Ms. Amanpour was raised in Iran until age 11 and apparently does not believe the mullahs would act unilaterally with the nuke”:


Amanpour responded to O'Reilly in a March 9 Facebook post: