Telemundo Sidelines Morning Hosts Over Racist World Cup “Gestures”

Deadline | 6/28/2018 | Dominic Patten
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Telemundo has pulled in some very impressive numbers for the 2018 World Cup but yesterday day was clearly not a winner as hosts of the network’s morning show descended into blatant racist moves. Moves that has led the NBCUniversal-owned Spanish language outlet to suspend James Tahhan and Janice Bencosme indefinitely.

“We are extremely disappointed with our morning show contributors James Tahhan’s and Janice Bencosme’s gestures referring to the South Korean national soccer team,” Telemundo declared Thursday of the Team Mexico jersey wearing on-air talent. “Our company takes this kind of inappropriate behavior very seriously as it is contrary to our values and standards.”

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Telemundo made their move public via social media this morning, which was almost a day...
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