Comedy Giants Putting Some Serious Pressure on FOX News
20 June, 2018, 06:05 | Author: Courtney Perry
In a statement to the New York Times, Levitan thanked 20th Century Fox, which produces Modern Family, and its executives for treating him "so well for two decades".
"If EVERY Fox Star and show runner said this policy was evil and protested to the Murdoch family it would make a huge difference in this national debate", he added at one point during his daylong rant. One of the most prominent voices to decry Carlson's words was Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane, who now sees several of his creations airing on the network.
SethMacFarlane tweeted outrage over the weekend about Tucker Carlson's comments on Fox News that viewers should assume other big news stations are lying.
Feig, who helmed the 2016 Melissa McCarthy comedy "Spy", which was distributed by 20th Century Fox, tweeted that he "cannot condone the support their news division promotes toward the immoral and abusive policies and actions taken by this current administration toward immigrant children". "But I too can not condone the support their news division promotes toward the immoral and abusive policies and actions taken by this current administration toward immigrant children", Feig tweeted. Laura Ingraham on Monday described the detention centers being used to house the separated children "as essentially summer camps".
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"People don't want to deal with the fact that when you work for any part of Fox you are supporting a family which has made billions lying and manipulating our citizens for their personal financial gain", Apatow tweeted Tuesday morning. Calling it "fringe s--", MacFarlane claimed Carlson was asking his fans to "blindly obey" the network.
Feig also denounced Fox News' coverage of Trump's immigration policy in a tweet.
Judd Apatow, the producer and writer behind "Knocked Up" and "The 40-Year-Old Virgin", also has criticized the news channel on Twitter - and called on others in the entertainment industry to speak out against it. "How can you remain silent when they promote these policies?"
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