In audio obtained by Motor City Muckraker, a voice, which the newspaper claims belongs to Jim Fouts, the mayor of Warren, MI is heard making racist remarks as well as derogatory, profane comments about older women. Fouts has strongly denied making the comments and has questioned the authenticity of the recording.
“You know, blacks do look like chimpanzees,” Fouts (or someone sounding like him) said in the recording. “I was watching this black woman with her daughter and they looked like two chimps.”
The recording then goes on to make derogatory remarks about older women.
“Think I want to date a fuckin’ 60-year-old hag? Fuck that shit. I’m not interested in any old ugly hag. I think after a certain age they’re all dried up, washed up burned out.”
He also allegedly said:
“They’re pussies when they’re young. And when they get older, they’re just mean, hateful dried-up cunts,” Fouts allegedly said.
In a Facebook post, Fouts seemed to deny making the remarks, calling the tapes “phony,” and “manufactured.”
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