On Saturday, word got out that Fox News decided to scrub a scheduled airing of Judge Jeanine Pirro’s program, choosing instead to show a repeat episode of its documentary series “Scandalous.”
The announcement came days after the network condemned comments Pirro made about Rep. Ilhan Omar, the anti-Semitic Democrat from Minnesota, and one day after a horrific mass shooting in New Zealand.
According to Variety:
The change in Fox News’s schedule was evident in an on-screen cable guide. But a Pirro broadcast had been placed in newspaper TV listings for this evening.
When reached for comment, a Fox News spokesperson said, “We’re not commenting on internal scheduling matters” and declined to elaborate.
During her broadcast last Saturday, Pirro, a former New York prosecutor, suggested Omar, a Democractic representative, did not respect the law set down by the Constitution of the United States. “Is her adherence to this Islamic doctrine indicative of her adherence to Sharia law, which is antithetical to the U.S. Constitution?” Pirro asked.
Naturally, news of the change didn’t sit too well with quite a few fans on social
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