NBC Releases Statement Distancing Network from Trump’s Mexico Remarks

nbcDonald Trump managed to piss off Latinos so much with his comments about Mexican immigrant rapists, Univision called off its simulcast of the Miss USA pageant––which Trump runs––and despite Trump’s threat of a lawsuit, the damage from his remarks has already been done.

Now, all of this leaves NBC awkwardly stuck in the middle. NBC is also partnered with the Miss Universe Organization and airs both Miss USA and Miss Universe. On top of that, Trump has hosted their long-running reality show series Celebrity Apprentice.

Earlier this month, NBC said they would be “reevaluating” his role at the network, given his presidential run, but today they released a statement seemingly distancing themselves from the Donald.

It reads: “Donald Trump’s opinions do not represent those of NBC, and we do not agree with his positions on a number of issues, including his recent comments on immigration.”

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