MSNBC Say What? Host Claims 'Nakers' Was 'N-Word' That Caused Controversy

Eric Scheiner | January 26, 2020
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Sunday viewers of MSNBC Live with Alison Morris may have been a little surprised during the network's coverage of the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash. 

Many claimed to hear the "n-word" as Morris was talking about how Bryant was “perfectly cast on the Los Angeles N----, um, Los Angeles Lakers.”

Was it a slip? Did she say the “n-word”? Morris has tweeted out that she stuttered and said "Nakers." While the twitterverse debates, you can watch the video below and decide for yourself.

 

 

 

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From the network that often hears racist "dog whistles" that nobody else does, this on-air moment caught a lot of attention. 

 

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