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Hannity Stands Up For Eboni Williams After She Receives Death Threats Over Trump Criticism

On Monday’s broadcast of The Fox News Specialists, co-host Eboni Williams took some pointed shots at President Donald Trump for saying that the violence in Charlottesville came from “many sides,” calling those comments “cowardly and dangerous.”

It appears that those remarks weren’t well-received by some Fox News viewers. In an interview with Variety, Williams revealed that she had received death threats in response and that they were worrisome enough that she heeded her book publisher’s advice to get additional security.

After the story broke, Fox News host (and fervent Trump supporter) Sean Hannity stood up for his colleague, calling on people to back off Williams.

He also gave her a book plug:

And when some folks on Twitter went after Williams, saying she shouldn’t have gone after Trump or that she was awful on the show, Hannity continued to defend her:

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