Two comedians who adopted after which confronted “Fox & Buddies” host Brian Kilmeade on a New York Metropolis subway prepare on Friday, urging passengers to do the identical, took down the video of the act after appreciable blowback on social media.
The video reveals two males, Jason Selvig and Davram Stiefler, following Kilmeade onto a New York Metropolis subway whereas accusing him of sexual harassment of former Fox & Buddies host Gretchen Carlson, who by no means made an accusation in opposition to Kilmeade.
The pair additionally stated Kilmeade “says a lot of bizarre, racisty stuff on the information quite a bit,” prompting some passengers to begin yelling on the host.
“Hey everybody, that is Brian Kilmeade, he says a lot of bizarre, kinda racisty stuff on the information quite a bit,” Stiefler screamed whereas Selvig stood subsequent to Kilmeade.
“That is the closest private adviser to Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpKentucky man goes viral after complaining his name is Brett Kavanagh UN report predicts catastrophic consequences if greenhouse gas emissions not reduced by 2030 Kanye West quits social media amid pro-Trump comments MORE, the ‘Fox & Buddies’ host Brian Kilmeade. When you’ve got something you need Donald Trump to say or do, inform this man trigger he’s the one particular person in America that Donald Trump listens to.”
Kilmeade ignored the taunts whereas talking on his cellphone.
On social media, Kilmeade’s present and former colleagues took to Twitter over the weekend in a present of assist whereas slamming the comedians for making an attempt to incite bodily hurt in opposition to the host.
My good friend @kilmeade was harassed within the nyc subway yesterday. He is likely one of the nicest folks I do know. The place will we draw the road? Why do folks assume they’re above the legislation? Are you able to think about if this was a @CNN or @MSNBC host or a lady? It’s outrageous, sick and harmful.
— Janice Dean (@JaniceDean) October 6, 2018
— Abby Huntsman (@HuntsmanAbby) October 6, 2018
— Megyn Kelly (@megynkelly) October 6, 2018
Stick with it leftist loons. Your hate, intolerance, and utter lack of fundamental human decency and customary courtesy towards a really good man like @kilmeade and his stylish response provides America a transparent alternative. https://t.co/LWR9UE0Q9G
— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) October 6, 2018
Trustworthy query @jasonselvig what’s your plan if one in every of your targets get damage within the technique of you making stalking movies and making an attempt to be humorous? Will you simply stand by and movie? @kilmeade
— Andrew Wilkow (@WilkowMajority) October 7, 2018
The video was taken down on Sunday night time.
Kilmeade joined Fox Information in 1997 and has hosted “Fox & Buddies” for greater than 20 years.