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Sport Don Cherry tells Tucker Carlson on Fox News he was fired for using the words, 'You people'

17:00  13 november  2019
17:00  13 november  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

Don Cherry fired by Sportsnet following xenophobic comments

  Don Cherry fired by Sportsnet following xenophobic comments The former Bruins coach has lost his job after an on-air rant in which he appeared to take aim at immigrants.

Fired Hockey Night in Canada analyst Don Cherry tells Tucker Carlson he should have said "everybody" should wear poppies instead of " you "It's the two words , ' You people ' — and you know people are very sensitive like that — that got me," he said Tuesday night during an appearance on

Cherry told Carlson he has the support of the silent majority, including law enforcement, and said his mistake was using the term “ you people ” rather than a more innocuous, inclusive term such as “everybody.” Click here to read more from tucker carson. “It’s the two words that got

"Hockey Night in Canada" analyst Don Cherry said he believes he was fired Monday because of two words he used during his Coach's Corner segment.

"It's the two words, 'You people' — and you know people are very sensitive like that — that got me," he said Tuesday night during an appearance on Tucker Carlson's show on Fox News.

The popular, outspoken former coach drew criticism for complaining Saturday night that people in Toronto were being disrespectful by not wearing poppies to honor Canada's fallen military heroes leading up to Remembrance Day. His words were viewed as a criticism of immigrants.

Canucks' Horvat: Cherry's comments have 'no place' in hockey

  Canucks' Horvat: Cherry's comments have 'no place' in hockey Vancouver Canucks captain Bo Horvat agrees with Sportsnet's decision to fire Don Cherry after the longtime host of "Coach's Corner" went on a divisive rant about immigrants not wearing poppies during his most recent segment on Saturday. "He's been in the game for a long time and he's been around, but at the same time hockey's supposed to bring people together and there's no place for stuff like that," Horvat said, according to CBC's Eva"He's been in the game for a long time and he's been around, but at the same time hockey's supposed to bring people together and there's no place for stuff like that," Horvat said, according to CBC's Eva Uguen-Csenge.

Cherry appeared on Fox News ’ “ Tucker Carlson Tonight” Tuesday to address the controversy, telling the host that the “silent majority” is behind him “I thought I did a good thing,” Cherry told Carlson . “The one thing that got me was ‘ You people .’ I suppose, if I had to do it over again, I would have said

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"You people ... love our way of life, love our milk and honey," Cherry said during the segment. "At least you could pay a couple of bucks for poppies or something like that. These guys paid for your way of life that you enjoy in Canada.”

Don Cherry, Ron MacLean are posing for a picture: Hockey Night in Canada network broadcasters Don Cherry (left) and Chris Cuthbert (right) perform the pre-game show before the Pittsburgh Penguins host the San Jose Sharks in Game 1 of the 2016 Stanley Cup Final. © Charles LeClaire, USA TODAY Sports Hockey Night in Canada network broadcasters Don Cherry (left) and Chris Cuthbert (right) perform the pre-game show before the Pittsburgh Penguins host the San Jose Sharks in Game 1 of the 2016 Stanley Cup Final.

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Sportsnet said Monday that Cherry's remarks were divisive and "it has been decided that it is the right time for him to immediately step down."

Cherry, who has made other remarks through the years that sparked controversy, argued that all of the good stories he did on the show were ignored by his bosses.

"I suppose if I had to do it over again, I would have said 'everybody,'" he said. " 'You people' are the people they listened to. The silent majority, as you know, are always silent.

"The police are with me. The forces are with me. Everybody is with me, and the firefighters and the whole deal. But it doesn't make any sense and I was brought in and I was told I was fired after 38 years. I stand by what I said and I still mean it."

Carlson, who often complains about political correctness, said the people who criticized the remarks weren't sensitive but were fascists.

Cherry disappointed with MacLean's apology: 'He buried me'

  Cherry disappointed with MacLean's apology: 'He buried me' Don Cherry isn't happy with former Hockey Night in Canada partner Ron MacLean. MacLean publicly apologized Sunday for Cherry's offensive comments from the night prior. Cherry, who was fired by Sportsnet on Monday, said MacLean "buried" him with his response. "Very disappointing," Cherry told Global News on Tuesday. "We're still friends, but I was very disappointed in the way he handled it. I don't want to go and condemn him or anything like that, but I was very disappointed."#DonCherry on Ron MacLean's apology: “He buried me. I was very disappointed the way he handled [it],” Cherry said.

Social Media Menu. Tucker Carlson says critics of Don Cherry 's TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): So, I mean, I think what you were saying -- tell me if this is what you are saying -- that people who move Its the two words that got it, that " you people " -- as you know, people are very sensitive like that, and

Clinton continued, " People don 't choose who they fall in love with. They fall in love and she is an amazing young woman. I want to tell her to hang in there. Don 't let those bad guys get you down. Fired hockey broadcaster Don Cherry tells Tucker Carlson he stands by immigration remarks that

"All I was saying in Toronto, wear your poppies," Cherry said. "These soldiers died for our way of life. ... They died so we can have our way of life and please wear a poppy in their honor."

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Don Cherry tells Tucker Carlson on Fox News he was fired for using the words, 'You people'

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