Well, that was something.
During a panel discussion on the Jemele Hill controversy and the White House calling her to be fired, things took an entirely different turn when sports radio host and provocateur Clay Travis pointed out that he only believes in two things fully.
“I believe in the First Amendment and boobs,” Travis stated.
It took a beat, but host Brooke Baldwin wanted Travis to clarify what he had just said, asking him specifically if he actually sad “boobs.”
“Boobs, two things that never let me down, the first amendment and boobs,” Travis said. “Those are the two things I believe in absolutely in the country.”
Further down the line, Baldwin still wanted to make sure that Travis was actually talking about women’s breasts and not booze. When she confirmed that was indeed the case, she ended the interview early.
“I’m done, I’m sorry. I’m done,” she exclaimed. “This conversation is over, yanking mikes, bye. Forgive me, live television happens and you think you heard something, you are not sure and then you realize it happened, so I apologize for him on that.”
Immediately after the segment, both Baldwin and Travis took to Twitter to remark on what had happened.
That was… I just… it was one of those thought bubbles "did he actually say that on MY SHOW?!" Note to men — that is never okay. #smh
— Brooke Baldwin (@BrookeBCNN) September 15, 2017
Just went on @cnn and said I only believe in two things completely, the first amendment and boobs and the host lost it. Need video now.
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) September 15, 2017
Watch the clip above, via CNN.
UPDATE –– 11:58 pm ET: A CNN spokesperson has provided Mediaite with this statement in response to Travis’ tweet:
Clay Travis was not booked again on CNN. Prior to his appearance with Brooke Baldwin, he had been tentatively scheduled to appear Monday on HLN.
That interview has been cancelled.
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