Al Roker Defends Weatherman Fired for On-Air Racial Slip

Al Roker, weather anchor of NBC's Today show weighed in on the Jeremy Kappell controversy Wednesday morning, saying the embattled former WHEC-TV (Channel 10) meteorologist should be given another chance.

In a tweet sent shortly after a segment on Kappell's dismissal from WHEC following his on-air use of a racial slur while referring to Rochester's Martin Luther King Jr. Park, Roker said Kappell made an unfortunate flub and should be given the chance to apologize.

"Anyone who has done live tv and screwed up (google any number of ones I've done) understands," Roker said. More HERE

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