The four hosts of Fox & Friends on Monday argued that Danny DeVito had been wrong to cite racism as one of the causes of this year’s all-white Oscar nominees.
While at the Sundance Film Festival last week, DeVito had lamented living in “a racist country.”
“We are living in a country that discriminates and has certain racist tendencies,” he said. “So sometimes it manifests in things like [Oscar nominations], and it’s illuminated. But just generally speaking, we’re a bunch of racists.”
On Monday, Fox News host Brian Kilmeade quipped to his three white co-hosts that DeVito “is only 4’11” and he knows what’s wrong with America.”
“Really?” Fox News’ Heather Nauert replied sarcastically after reading DeVito’s remarks.
“He can go to France, Canada,” Kilmeade suggested.
“I guess he forgot about cabinet secretaries being African-American,” Nauert snarked. “Oh, the president too.”
“That’s his opinion,” co-host Steve Doocy shrugged.
Watch the video below from Fox News’ Fox & Friends, broadcast Jan. 25, 2016.