Skip to comments.'Oopsies!': Us Weekly apologizes to Sarah Palin over using fake quotes
Posted on 02/11/2011 11:46:14 AM PST by The Unknown Republican
Us Weekly ran a story quoting Sarah Palin demanding that Christina Aguilera be deported over her botched performance of the national anthem at Super Bowl XLV.
The only problem: It never happened.
The item quoted Palin trashing Aguilera as a demanding beauty queen whos clearly in over her head and adding for good measure, If I were president, Id deport Ms. Augilera back to wherever it is shes from and give Amy Smart a call.
The fake quotes originated from an Onion-like satirical web site, relaying a fictional radio interview between the former Governor of Alaska and Fox News host Sean Hannity.
Other choice quotes from Palin that fooled Us Weekly included, Heres another case of an airhead diva going on TV, running her mouth off, sounding like a fool. She doesnt understand something so basic about America, yet were supposed to tolerate her diva behavior? and Unemployment is at nine percent, yet we have to suffer through a performance by a foreigner with a poor grasp of the English language?
(Excerpt) Read more at entertainment.blogs.foxnews.com ...
Good question! Did they know it wasn't true and run with it in hopes of not getting caught? Or, are they really THAT stupid? Perhaps both!
After all, it IS the (so called) media we're talking about! :)
They probably knew it was fake, they don’t care. They probably high fived each other.
You're most likely right about that!
Did you read any of the comments at SuperTuesday?
Yes, a lot of the sheeple fell right for it.
I can't even begin to wrap my mind around such thinking! Sheeple for sure!