News anchor fired after swearing on air

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A man in North Dakota learned an important lesson in TV News the hard way.  On Monday, A.J. Clemente,  could be heard whispering a few choice words on air during the first 30 seconds of his first newscast.  His mic, was not supposed to be on, which is why Clemente has said those words slipped out.    The station, KFYR , first suspended Clemente and later fired him. Since then,  the video has gone viral with hundreds and thousands of views. There has also been hundreds of comments on the station’s Facebook page in support of Clemente.

You can watch the full video here:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/22/nbc-aj-clemente-suspended-on-air-flub_n_3131044.html

7 comments

    • alicia

      my take on it!!! You have never swore!!! Wash out his mouth…. give me a break!!! We all have done it and just because you swear doesn't mean your immature~~ wash out a grown mans mouth~~ would like to see you try that one~~

      • JustSayin

        Alicia….I'm pretty sure he was being sarcastic when he said lets wash out his mouth with soap. Sometimes you need to read between the lines.

  • weimerheimer

    Well, just because you've "done it" doesn't make it right, folks. On a prime time news cast small children are often present at home whle the nes is on and they certainly don't need to hear it. Yeh, you can't shelter them from the world for then entire lives, but then again isn't it just like America's gutter mentailty these days. Lack of respect, morales, responsibility, ect …….. is the down fall of this country. Just read the previous comments ……….

    MyTakeOnIt ……. you've been to church lately and spoke that way?

    Yeh …. that's what I thought ……..

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