CNN’s Don Lemon Defends OU Frat Mom: ‘Is She Really Racist?’

In this June 10, 2014 file photo, Don Lemon attends amfAR’s fifth annual Inspiration Gala in New York. CNN newsman Don Lemon apologized Wednesday for graphically interrogating one of the women who has accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault. During the interview with Joan Tarshis aired Tuesday night, Lemon responded to her claim that Cosby performed oral sex by suggesting she might have retaliated instead. Lemon apologized to anyone who found his questioning insensitive. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

(Mediaite) – One of the newest revelations in the saga of the University of Oklahoma frat’s racist chants is that SAE frat mother Beauton Gilbow used the n-word multiple times in a Vine, to the tune of the song “All Gold Everything.” Gilbow issued a statement saying, in part, “I am heartbroken by the portrayal that I am in some way racist… I was singing along to a Trinidad song but completely understand how the video must appear in the context of the events that occurred this week.”

On CNN earlier today, Don Lemon defended Gilbow to a bewildered Sunny Hostin, who used the video of Gilbow to say racism is “so pervasive in the culture of that fraternity.”

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