Monday, 5 June 2017

CNN host accused of making 'racist' remark to 12-year-old Spelling Bee Champion




CNN host accused of making 'racist' remark to 12-year-old Spelling Bee Champion


A CNN presenter has caused invincible acrimony after she made a avowal considered racist by most.

Alisyn Camerota had made the remark even if interviewing 12-year-very old Ananya Vinay who is the latest Scripps Spelling Bee Champion.
During the interview, Ananya, who is of Indian extraction, was asked by a second host, Chris Cuomo, to spell "covfefe" - the useless word that became popular after Donald Trump mistakenly tweeted it. The woman spelled it as "cofefe".

CNN host accused of making 'racist' remark to 12-year-old Spelling Bee Champion

"Thank you enormously much. That's the by yourself enjoyable sensitivity we've heard very approximately that word in days," Chris Cuomo said.

Alisyn Camerota now replied:

"It was in fact COVFEFE but, following more, it's a nonsense word for that gloss we'on the subject of not determined that its root is actually in Sanskrit, which is what you'on probably used to using. "

A number of people environment Alisyn's remark was a jab at Ananya's descent and as such degrading because it expected she was not used to English.

Ananya, though of Indian extraction, was born and raised in Fresno, California and had just been named the 2017 champion the previous evening. She is the 13th overall Indian-American child to win the competition. Since 2008, an Indian-American child has won the competition all single year.

Ananya inflection as regards 11 million kids to emerge champion of the competition and was called "unflappable" by ESPN commentators because of how skillfully she comported herself throughout the rounds of competition





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