Skip to comments.Mandy Bailey fired from KWSO 7News: Huge backlash after ‘hang in there’ word game prompts dismissal
Posted on 02/13/2019 8:40:41 PM PST by Ciaphas Cain
Meteorologist Mandy Bailey has been fired from Oklahomas KWSO 7News prompting a huge backlash from viewers.
Bailey was dismissed just hours after she played a mind mixer word game on air, asking viewers to guess the answer to a conundrum showing the word THERE with a hangmans noose hanging off the letter T.
The answer was hang in there, but the game prompted complaints from some viewers who branded it inappropriate and linked it to racism.
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The statement from the KWSO management is unreal.
never a dull moment
Oh for godsake. How many complaints could there possibly have been to this innocent word game?
And apparently the triggered snowflakes have never seen a Western where an unlucky white guy is hanged.
So tired of wailing stupid people running this country.
Exactly. We used to make nooses as little kids because the good guys hung the bad guys in Westerns.
I expected this stupidity from somewhere like California.
Release the name of that Advertiser so that the public can chastise and boycott them. This station should already be under boycott.
It is said that a society goes mad collectively, but sanity only returns one by one, individually. It’s gonna get weird, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. The time now will be looked at as the “good old days.”
The advertiser is angry about the firing of Bailey. He supports her.
Well, goes to show, that idiot liberals run TV stations everywhere, not just liberal places.
As I read the article, the advertiser is boycotting the station because it terminated the young woman, not because of the game. Its a silly issue. I am fairly certain many more whites than blacks have been hanged.
Does Oklahoma have a legacy of hanging upper case Ts?
When EVERYTHING is racism, NOTHING is racism.
Anyone who finds that “racist” should look to their own dark heart.
Of course that's true, and what's more, the untoward part of black lynchings wasn't that they were undeserved, but that the process was extra-judicial, by mob.
Someone on an earlier thread about this said the first call was probably the mother of this weathergal’s understudy.
Good for the advertiser to show some common sense. This is utterly stupid! Must we all be ruled over by idiot snowflakes, who see racism and such in everything?
That should be the ‘new game’.
I saw an advertisement on a truck looking for drivers and it stated ‘safe drivers with good driving records’ wanted.
Isn’t that being discriminatory against unsafe drivers with trashy driving records?
I am sure if one looks hard enough and is in the right frame of mind one could find hundreds of possible law suits.
As to the hanging, I recall a Western movie and while the intros ran, cowboys were riding the snow covered mountains, in pristine country, not a word being spoken.
The star (Clark Gable???) was heard to say “We must be nearing civilization(sic)”, and they cut to a cowboy hanging from tree”...
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