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Cleveland’s Fox 8 news anchor Kristi Capel in “Jigaboo” controversy | Media Training

Cleveland’s Fox 8 news anchor Kristi Capel said this on her broadcast Sunday night:

“It’s really hard to hear her (Lady Gaga) voice with all that ‘jigaboo’ music, whatever you want to call it … ‘jigaboo'”

Here is the problem: “jigaboo” is officially defined as a racist slur. Capel’s black co-anchor didn’t look amused sitting next to her.

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