Dr. Laura Schlessinger N-word Rant: Drops N-bomb, Then Apologizes
Dr. Laura Schlessinger N Word Rant To Caller Named Jade - Later Says Sorry, Audio
Dr. Laura Schlessinger has apologized for repeatedly using the N-word during radio segment with caller named Jade who was seeking advice about issues of race in her relationship.
"I talk every day about doing the right thing. And yesterday, I did the wrong thing," Schlessinger said on her radio show Wednesday.
"I was attempting to make a philosophical point, and I articulated the N -word all the way out -- more than one time. And that was wrong. I'll say it again -- that was wrong."
The incident happened Dr. Laura Schlessinger's popular call-in show on Tuesday.
The caller named Jade (who is black) was seeking advice on how to handle what she thought handle racist situations involving her husband's friends. That is when Schlessinger stepped in and said Jade was over-reacting saying the N-word is used all the time at which point Dr. Laura Schlessinger proceeded to drop the N-bomb repeatedly.
Black guys say it all the time,” Schlessinger, who never directed the word at the caller, said. When the woman objected, Schlessinger commented: “Oh, then I guess you don’t watch HBO or listen to any black comedians.”
Approximately 9 million Americans tune into Dr. Laura Schlessinger's radio program.
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