Sarah Palin Criticizes Family Guy On The O'Reilly Factor
Sarah Palin is taking her campaign from Facebook to TV against the hit show Family Guy for poking fun at her young son. INSIDE EDITION has the story.
Sarah Palin is coming out swinging, calling the Family Guy episode that poked fun at her Down syndrome son "cruel and cold hearted."
“When is enough, enough, and when are we gonna be willing to say some things just aren't really funny?” Palin asked.
Speaking out on The O'Reilly Factor Tuesday, Palin said she was disturbed when she heard that last Sunday's Family Guy featured a Down syndrome girl wearing Palin-esque glasses.
“Why make it tougher on the special needs community? That's what I thought when I first heard of this episode that really wasn't funny,” Palin said.
The show also featured a song mocking the Down syndrome girl.
“This world is full of cruel, cold-hearted people who would do such a thing,” Palin said.
Bill O'Reilly agreed, blasting Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane.
“This guy MacFarlane is a hater. He makes a lot of money for FOX, but I think there should be some standards,” O’Reilly said.
MacFarlane fired back saying, "from its inception, Family Guy has used biting satire as the foundation of its humor. The show is an equal-opportunity offender.”
INSIDE EDITION caught up with some high profile Family Guy fans at AARP Magazine's Movies for Grownups Awards.
“That show always pushes it, and that’s what they do, and they shouldn't stop doing that,” said Billy Crystal.
Jeremy Piven agreed.
“They drop the gloves and do their thing. We have freedom of speech here in the
But actress Morgan Fairchild told INSIDE EDITION she thought the show crossed the line.
“I think it's very unfortunate when anybody sinks to making fun of people with disabilities,” she said.
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