“I think it’s a little bit of the Fox affect, to be honest with you”

Lemon concluded by arguing that this isn’t about political correctness, saying that people who claim to be un-PC use that as an “excuse” for how they “don’t understand the nuances of racism.” He also said that Kelly should be more attuned to the implications of her words, “especially if you are one of the highest paid people” in TV news.

“I think it’s a little bit of the Fox affect, to be honest with you,” Cuomo said. “This all used to be okay where she used to be.”