Fox Co-Hosts Attack Danny DeVito For Saying America "Is A Racist Country"
Greg Gutfeld: "If Being Race Conscious Exists, That Doesn't Make You Racist, He's Just High"
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From the January 25 edition of Fox News' The Five:
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ERIC BOLLING (CO-HOST): Funny man, actor Danny DeVito making news over the weekend calling America a racist country.
BOLLING: Wow. DeVito made those comments from the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah this weekend. The list of actors accusing the Academy Awards of racism is growing. Personally I can only imagine how many jokes and comments by presenters and awardees this year will bring. Remind me, not to watch. Greg, can you imagine what that awards is going to be like?
GREG GUTFELD (CO-HOST): Ugh. He gives short people a bad name. Ok, can we -- just the little elephant in the room, the tiny elephant in the room is he's high as a kite. I'm sorry the way he was delivering those words, I've been there, I know that. If he had just replaced country with earthlings, he would have been right. Because earthlings are race conscious, we have evolved as creatures to identify likeness as a method of survival. So if that is -- If being race conscious exists, that doesn't make you racist, he's just high.
DANA PERINO (CO-HOST): I was just going to say that hyperbole is the new way to get attention. So you're not going to get attention if you say there are some people in the country who are racist. You are only going to get media attention if you say the entire country is racist. And then you can back up from there.