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Bob Beckel Screams F**k Live On Hannity, Refuses To Believe He Was On Air
Mediaite ^ | April 16, 2012 | Frances Martel

Posted on 04/17/2012 5:38:04 AM PDT by Zakeet

Edited on 04/17/2012 7:56:32 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Bob Beckel didn’t realize when the commercial break ended during tonight’s final segment of Hannity, caught in a heated off-camera argument with fellow panelist Jennifer Stefano. Off-air debates, we learned, are granted a much more colorful range of vocabulary than on-air debates, and as the cameras started rolling, the first words on national television were, “You don’t know what the f*** you’re talking about.”

In a blooper that is as hilarious as it increasingly becomes painful, it slowly dawns on Beckel what actually happened, as Hannity insists he apologize and Beckel, after saying he won’t several times, finally realizes the cameras are actually rolling. When he finally figured it out, he told Hannity to “run your show better,” then covered his head in shame and refused to speak, other than to say “I’m going to be fired.”

Hannity explained the situation– the two were in a heated debate while he and Tea Party activist Neal Boortz played catch with the famed Hannity show football. Beckel didn’t look over at the producer giving a five-second warning and inadvertently went off on-screen. When he finally realized what happened, Beckel was beyond contrite, instead saying he was going to get fired and refusing to speak for the rest of the segment. Both Stefano and Boortz tried to comfort him– Stefano trying to continue the policy debate but noting that she took exception with the “personal” nature of debate sometimes, Boortz adding, “if they try to fire you, we’ll defend you.”

The perils of live TV: you can say something so inappropriate and refuse to believe you did for so long, that the unbelievable moment in which you realize what happened makes everyone come out looking more endearing.

Note: A clip of the incident is imbedded in the article.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: beckel; foxnews; hannity; profanity
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To: Zakeet

Stay Classy, Bob!


2 posted on 04/17/2012 5:43:06 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Zakeet

Until this kerfuffle, I had never heard of Bob Beckel. But he certainly is one handsome hunka man, no question. From his career summary on Wikipedia:

Managed Walter Mondail’s presidential campaign

Graduated from Wagner College

Talk about resume stains. Is it really fair for Foxnews to keep this clown around to embarass liberals even more?


3 posted on 04/17/2012 5:43:56 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Queeg Olbermann: Ahh, but the strawberries that's... that's where I had them.)
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To: Zakeet

He’s disgusting in every way.


4 posted on 04/17/2012 5:50:13 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: Travis McGee
Beckel has seems especially deranged recently. He really was unhinged on Hannity a few nights ago.
5 posted on 04/17/2012 5:52:56 AM PDT by riverdawg
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To: riverdawg

Seems = seemed


6 posted on 04/17/2012 5:54:15 AM PDT by riverdawg
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To: Zakeet

Bob Beckel: Fluke him!


7 posted on 04/17/2012 5:54:29 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: Zakeet

It’s easier to have just one personna.


8 posted on 04/17/2012 5:55:31 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Zakeet

He and his kind, the Combs types, are precisely why I turned off Hannity years ago. If they need Beckel, they don’t need me.


9 posted on 04/17/2012 5:58:11 AM PDT by arrdon (Never underestimate the stupidity of the American voter.)
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To: Zakeet

FoxNews is running their network the way Romney would run the government if elected. Bring in the liberals and let them set the tone and the agenda. Bush did not keep his promise to govern as a conservative; that would tell us what’s to come. I don’t watch Fox hardly at all since the FL primary. ( I recall when he got busted-she looks like she could be his daughter-sicko and they praise him on Hannity and the 5) Fox lowered the standard allowing him on. They should hear from the viewers about this latest incident. Morals, values are being written away.


10 posted on 04/17/2012 5:59:14 AM PDT by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
Wagner College

The Flying Dutchmen of Staten Island

11 posted on 04/17/2012 6:02:58 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (So, Scalia, Alito, Thomas, and Roberts can't figure out if Obama is a Natural Born Citizen?)
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To: Zakeet

Fox won’t fire this fat A$$ they need him for the nutty side comments that he makes for the Demorats.


12 posted on 04/17/2012 6:07:21 AM PDT by Rappini (Pro Deo et Patria)
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To: Zakeet

Even if the mike IS off, is that the way you need to present your argument?

He’s a hack who should no longer be allowed on Fox.


13 posted on 04/17/2012 6:09:14 AM PDT by woweeitsme
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To: Zakeet

Flaming libs are never able to respond to issues with any sort of logic, so screaming, name calling, lying and profanity are their only retort.


14 posted on 04/17/2012 6:11:49 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Sworn to Defend The Constitution Against ALL Enemies, Foreign and Domestic. So Help Me GOD!)
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To: Zakeet

“Refuses To Believe He Was On Air”

The perfect example of the liberal mind; “Facts? We don’t need no stinking facts!”


15 posted on 04/17/2012 6:12:11 AM PDT by Spok
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To: Kenny Bunk; Lonesome in Massachussets
I don't recall ever having heard of Wagner College. If I did, it obviously didn't make an impression, one way or another.
Tuition, room and board for full-time undergraduate students (9 units) during the 2010-2011 academic year is $44,160.

16 posted on 04/17/2012 6:15:42 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: Zakeet

he’s had pink eye for about a month now, it really adds to his persona!


17 posted on 04/17/2012 6:19:06 AM PDT by Archytekt
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To: Zakeet
Neal Boortz was on Hannity's panel last night with Beckel and Stefano, and just described the incident on his radio show a few minutes ago.

Boortz said that Stefano was being a real jerk toward Beckel the entire show - especially during the commercial breaks when Hannity and Boortz were relaxing and tossing a football - and that Beckel finally blew his stack when she launched into another random rant at Beckel during a break. Boortz said that none of the three panelists realized that they were back "live" when Beckel snapped back at her. Fair's fair, and that is Neal's account.

18 posted on 04/17/2012 6:24:09 AM PDT by Always A Marine
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To: Always A Marine

ya mean commies like beckel need to be warned they are about to be soon on air so they dont say fluke you over and over. The baby beckel should be fired now, what does he add? Check the FACTS on what stefano “doesnt know what the fluke she’s talking about” and find out who the fluke is right.


19 posted on 04/17/2012 6:29:40 AM PDT by biggredd1
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To: Travis McGee

the fact that hannity said things get heated during break is more reason hannity should have a better warning system for guests. That said, there is no reason whatsoever that a commie beckel type should say what he said off air or on air. Fire the commie now.


20 posted on 04/17/2012 6:32:20 AM PDT by biggredd1
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To: woweeitsme

Agreed, Beckel is a total jerk with zero class. That’s why FoxNews will keep him right where they want him as they know that liberals must be cringing at his beefy unpleasant persona on the air.

Juan Williams is a gentleman in comparison and shows that one can disagree without being disagreeable.

Watch for Beckel to blame the “vast rightwing conspiracy” for his on-air indiscretion. Never mind he hurls the F-bomb at everybody when he thinks he’s off camera. Probably uses it when ordering from the menu in restaurants.

What a disgusting creep.


21 posted on 04/17/2012 6:35:55 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("Deport all Muslims. Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind.")
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
The more fox leans left the more they embarrass the left... for to be a leftist is to be an embarrassment.

LLS

22 posted on 04/17/2012 6:36:30 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FU mitt romney!)
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To: Travis McGee

Yeah classy.

Whenever that puke is on Hannity’s radio or tv show, I change the channel.

You listening Hannity?


23 posted on 04/17/2012 6:39:39 AM PDT by Texas resident (Hunkered Down)
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To: elcid1970

Both Sean Hannity and Mark Levin have said many times what a good friend Bob Beckel is. I like both Sean and Mark and can’t for the life of me understand what possible redeeming qualities they see in the man.


24 posted on 04/17/2012 6:40:33 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius, (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Travis McGee

The only thing that I see what I look at Beckel is the $300 personal check that he wrote to a hooker that he found on the internet.

Beckel is a foul individual with a foul mouth. That word came out of his mouth because it is part of his daily vernacular. I have a zero tolerance for cussing, especially in a public setting.


25 posted on 04/17/2012 6:43:47 AM PDT by Mountain Bike Vomit Carnage (God Bless Dick Cheney. A True American Statesman.)
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To: biggredd1

All I’m telling you is what Neal Boortz said, and he was one of the three people on the show with Hannity. Neal said that Beckel was civil to Stefano, but that she was a total jerk toward Beckel and hounded him the entire time, especially during breaks. For the record, Boortz agrees with Stefano on the issues, but was disgusted by her rudeness toward Beckel. Sounds like a familiar case of the girl thinking she needs to “bully” the boys in order to be taken seriously.


26 posted on 04/17/2012 6:46:44 AM PDT by Always A Marine
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To: Travis McGee
Beckel and Hannity are bosom buddies. It will be interesting to see how Hannity spins this.

oh, and Sean...take that football and stuff it.

27 posted on 04/17/2012 6:48:52 AM PDT by SMM48
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To: Always A Marine

I am not cutting Beckel any slack on this one.

Listen, his job is to get in the trenches on political topics—it is his profession.

I could see if it was you or me—we don’t do this every day for a living—but he does.

So what if Stefano got under his skin—like that has never happened to Beckel before on a show?

All Beckel does is present Dem talking points, whether germane or not to the discussion. All he does is act contrarian, just to be a general pain in the @ss.

But not to worry.

Becekel was just on America’s Newsroom with Martha MacCallum and Andrea Tantaros at 9:16 am.

No on-air apology, back to work, like nothing happened.

Right down the rabbit hole.

We have always been at war with Eastasia.


28 posted on 04/17/2012 6:49:37 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: Travis McGee

Dean Wormer: Fat arrogant and stupid (rat supporter) is no way to go thru life. His only claim to fame is running Mondale presidential run and we know how that turned out.


29 posted on 04/17/2012 6:53:14 AM PDT by duckman (Go Newt...)
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To: exit82

Quote:
“All Beckel does is present Dem talking points, whether germane or not to the discussion.”

I agree - he provides no original insight whatsoever.


30 posted on 04/17/2012 6:56:49 AM PDT by Verbosus (/* No Comment */)
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To: arrdon
If they need Beckel, they don’t need me.

No No! Please tune in tonight. He's going to exhaustively cover Constitutional Legitimacy and the forged Selective Service App, The Deal Behind the Illinois Bar Status, and in a grand slam finale, cover the Border Problem.

I wouldn't miss that show for the world!

Hannity does have a brain. It is a life-support system for his hair. Secrets of The Hannity Hair Care System: Film at 11!

31 posted on 04/17/2012 6:56:49 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (So, Scalia, Alito, Thomas, and Roberts can't figure out if Obama is a Natural Born Citizen?)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Liberalism really *is* an infantile mental disorder.


32 posted on 04/17/2012 6:57:40 AM PDT by sauropod (You can elect your very own tyranny - Mark Levin)
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To: Travis McGee

Not quite as funny (sad) as when Bob tried using what he thought was the past tense of “Tweet” while on “The Five”.

Remove a couple of “e”s and replace them with an “a”.

They were still laughing when they came back from a commercial break.


33 posted on 04/17/2012 7:03:06 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: Travis McGee

This is almost not news. Since when have progressives not been a vulgar and unsophisticated lot?


34 posted on 04/17/2012 7:07:02 AM PDT by School of Rational Thought (Fun for women ages 21 through 35)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
Until this kerfuffle, I had never heard of Bob Beckel. But he certainly is one handsome hunka man, no question. From his career summary on Wikipedia:

In the mid 90s he was fired from either cnn or msnbc because he paid a hooker $1,500 with a check that he had stolen from his {soon to become ex} wife's checkbook.

Fat bob beckel, is a loudmouth, a "recovering" alcoholic and druggy, a far left communist, a vicious evil man, and has no business being on FOX.

He must have pictures of Roger Ailes with a chicken or some other animal because he should have been fired long ago.

35 posted on 04/17/2012 7:07:54 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorists savages.)
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To: Travis McGee

He was just on Fox this AM...
I guess lib, union goon, failure, alcoholic/druggie losers get a pass on saying the eff word on air....
the rest of the world gets fired.


36 posted on 04/17/2012 7:09:38 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: Travis McGee

He was just on Fox this AM...
I guess lib, union goon, failure, alcoholic/druggie losers get a pass on saying the eff word on air....
the rest of the world gets fired.


37 posted on 04/17/2012 7:11:05 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: exit82
Actually, Beckel has rejected many of the Dem talking points in the past two years. It was fascinating to hear this former Great Society acolyte admit that their well-intended welfare programs had turned into a permanent dependency upon the state. Bob Beckel is very much a work in progress, and perhaps that's why Conservatives who know him (like Mark Levin, Sean Hannity, and Neal Boortz) also like and respect him.

If you want to hang Beckel, go ahead. I would probably agree with you if I hadn't heard Bootz's first hand account this morning. But I'll defer to Neal on this one.

38 posted on 04/17/2012 7:13:07 AM PDT by Always A Marine
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To: Always A Marine

What could Stefano possibly say to him that would set him off like that?

They were talking about Head Start.

The man is at work. In a stuodio. Familiar territory.

It was uncalled for, unprofessional, and Boortz, in my opinion, needs to call a spade a spade, not make excuses for boorish behavior.

And as for talking points, Beckel remains stuck on stupid.
His core beliefs are still Dem talking points.


39 posted on 04/17/2012 7:20:12 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: woweeitsme

At the risk of being labeled a chauvinist, I would add - “to a woman”? Just inexcusable.


40 posted on 04/17/2012 7:20:12 AM PDT by jagusafr ("Write in Palin and prepare for war...")
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To: Travis McGee

My rule of thumb is not to curse when in a broadcast studio. Just to be safe.


41 posted on 04/17/2012 7:23:39 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Hold My Beer and Watch This!)
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To: Always A Marine

Still no way to talk to a lady even if she is a right winger.

Would Boortz have responded like that to a female lefty?

Liberals never grow up or grow out of their hate infested little world.

Eric Bolling saved Beckel’s life recently with the Heimlich maneuver at a restaurant. You would think Beckel would have a renewed appreciation of life and the people around him.

I still find Bill Press and Alan Colmes the more despicable. Beckel’s saving graces are occasional flashes of humor and self-deprecation as well as periodic recognition of how liberalism has destroyed society ( Black families ).

He also believes in ghosts. Me too.


42 posted on 04/17/2012 7:26:59 AM PDT by A'elian' nation (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred. Jacques Barzun)
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To: Travis McGee; Zakeet

***Bob Beckel didn’t realize when the commercial break ended during tonight’s final segment of Hannity, caught in a heated off-camera argument with fellow panelist Jennifer Stefano.***

This was not on the late night broadcast. The commercial break came immediately after Boortz said his piece about poverty. When the program resumed, they were already arguing about Beckel’s statement.


43 posted on 04/17/2012 7:30:34 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Travis McGee

She pwns his fat ass when she says “Failure”.


44 posted on 04/17/2012 7:41:07 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Burning the Quran is a waste of perfectly good fire.)
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To: biggredd1
You are in a studio where they are RECORDING audio & video, why would you EVER trust that you were off air?

Reminds me something about Jesse Jackson and Obama’s balls????

45 posted on 04/17/2012 7:42:02 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: riverdawg

That indelible handwriting on the wall has many libs about to go Postal.


46 posted on 04/17/2012 7:47:34 AM PDT by X-spurt (Its time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: exit82
"So what if Stefano got under his skin—like that has never happened to Beckel before on a show?"

I want them to bring her back and let her needle him some more.

47 posted on 04/17/2012 7:51:08 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Always A Marine
Stefano was being a real jerk toward Beckel the entire show

Oh no a pubbie was mean to a Rat! More evidence of the republicans war on women, or something.

48 posted on 04/17/2012 7:51:49 AM PDT by Drill Thrawl (The United States of America, a banana republic since 1/21/2009)
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To: Enterprise
I want them to bring her back and let her needle him some more.

LOL!

See, that would make for entertaining political discussion.

Even Beckel's suspenders would not be able to contain the inevitabke implosion.

49 posted on 04/17/2012 7:55:07 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
"Until this kerfuffle, I had never heard of Bob Beckel. "

Consider yourself lucky. He's a genuine slime ball. Self-admitted alcoholic and coke head. Back in 2002, he was paying a hooker/masseuse $300 an hour for sex at his house. His secret came out when the woman tried to extort $50,000 from him to keep her mouth shut. Why Fox News continues to pay him to be a political analyst is beyond me. It's one of the reasons that I stopped watching the channel.

50 posted on 04/17/2012 7:58:42 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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