24 January 2008

John Gibson Mocks Heath Ledger's Death

Fox News host/correspondent John Gibson had this to say about Heath Ledger's death:
Opening his radio show with funeral music yesterday, Fox News host John Gibson callously mocked the death of actor Heath Ledger, calling him a “weirdo” with a “serious drug problem.”

Playing an audio clip of the iconic quote, “I wish I knew how to quit you” from Ledger’s gay romance movie Brokeback Mountain, Gibson disdainfully quipped, “Well, he found out how to quit you.” Laughing, Gibson then played another clip from Brokeback Mountain in which Ledger said, “We’re dead,” followed by his own, mocking “We’re dead” before playing the clip again.

What an asshole. Then, again, I knew he was an asshole way back in May of 2006, when he made his infamous "make more babies" comments:

Wouldn't it be nice if the nice people on TV were to take the medication they so desperately need?

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