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Fox News host Tucker Carlson lost some high-profile advertisers over comments he made earlier this week after he contended the current protests are “definitely not about black lives.”

The advertisers who have announced they are pulling ads from “Tucker Carlson Tonight” include:

  • ABC, whose parent company is Disney
  • T-Mobile
  • Papa John’s Pizza.

In a segment that aired on Monday, Carlson said, “No matter what they tell you, it has very little to do with black lives. If only it did.”

“If Democratic leaders cared about saving the lives of black people — and they should — they wouldn’t ignore the murder of thousands of black men in their cities every year.”

“They wouldn’t put abortion clinics in black neighborhoods,” Carlson said. “They would instead do their very best to improve the public schools and to encourage intact families.”

Carlson argued that Democratic leaders don’t even try to make these changes that would improve the lives of African-Americans.

“This may be a lot of things, this moment we are living through, but it is definitely not about black lives and remember that when they come for you, and at this rate, they will,” he concluded.

“At a moment like this, there is no advantage in cowardice,” Carlson said. “Tell the truth. And the truth is this is a good country, better than any other. Of course, we are flawed, but we are trying, unlike most places, and we have nothing to be ashamed of.”

Disney confirmed to Deadline that it will not be placing ads on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” going forward, noting that a third-party buyer secured the spots in the first place.

T-Mobile tweeted that it had not run ads on Carlson’s show since early May, but has canceled future ads.

“We will continue to support those who stand against racial injustice,” the tweet read.

T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert also chimed in, tweeting, “Bye-bye, Tucker Carlson!”

The self-described anti-bigotry advocacy group Sleeping Giants responded to T-Mobile’s announcement, encouraging the company to pull all advertising from Fox News, given the network “continues to push this type of rhetoric.”

In a statement to Bloomberg, Papa John’s said it will no longer be advertising on any opinion-based programs like “Tucker Carlson Tonight.”

A Fox News spokesperson told Bloomberg that all the ads and revenue pulled from Carlson’s show have been moved by advertisers to other programs on FNC.

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91 Comments
  • Frank Campo says:

    Try to imagine how little I care about those 3 companies.

  • James Curry says:

    Tucker should start a go fund me type of solicitation!!!! Just tell me where to contribute and I am sure MANY others will follow!!!

  • Arif says:

    I won’t be doing business with these Companies anymore I like Dominoes Pizza anways

  • IDMAC says:

    So, Tucker tells the truth and people lose their minds. From the Chicago Sun Times about last weekend… 85 people were shot and 24 killed last weekend, the most in modern history in Chicago. If BLM really cares, why aren’t they protesting that and trying to stop those murders? (and that was just Chicago)

  • Jerry Sandy says:

    Interestingly, I just noticed that my conservative fighters.org postings are being sent to my junk file for some reason. How do I stop this from occurring rather than forwarding them to my main email site?

  • J Surhoff says:

    So where’s the “complete list.” Oh wait. That’s clickbait.

  • CF
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