For those out of the loop, "Jigaboo" is an old and rarely-heard slur for people of color. You know, the kind of old ditty your more racist grandma might drop casually at Thanksgiving dinner. The anchor, former Miss USA winner Kristi Capel, later apologized for the statement saying that she didn't know that it was a "even a word."
Ridley Scott's newest film, the historical epic "Exodus," came under fire earlier this week for casting Christian Bale and John Edgerton in its main roles instead of actors of Middle Eastern descent. And that's when media giant Rupert Murdoch decided it would be a good time to put his foot in his mouth while defending the picture.