Monday, 23 July, 2018

Entertainers who have deals with Fox are now denouncing Fox News

'Modern Family' creator joins Judd Apatow, Seth MacFarlane in condemning Fox News Fox News Exec Rips Seth MacFarlane for Saying He’s ‘Embarrassed’ By the Network's Border Coverage
Michele Schwartz | 20 June, 2018, 01:51

The Simpsons has always been a 20th Century Fox property, and the show has never shied away from airing its creators' opinions about Fox News within the show. "We are thankful to all who support quality, independent journalism", the statement reads. He also called Jeff sessions a "fucking kidnapper" and asked all the Fox stars and executives to speak up.

Apatow also spoke up on Monday. "So many unbelievable people there who share the concerns about Fox News but aren't in the position to speak out".

Seth responded on his Twitter account, "In other words, don't think critically, don't consult multiple news sources, and in general, don't use your brain".

On Tuesday, Levitan, the co-creator of "Modern Family", which is produced by 2oth Century Fox, bolstered MacFarlane's comments with a tweet expressing his disgust at working for Fox. Apatow tweeted a thank you to Levitan, asking as many people to speak out as possible to change the way Fox News supports destructive policies. On Monday, June 18, The Ingraham Angle host Laura Ingraham advocated for President Trump's immigration policy that has separated thousands of families at the border, however it was her wording in particular that pushed viewers over the edge.

On Tuesday, Paul Feig, who collaborated with Apatow on Freaks and Geeks in the "90s, threw his lot in with the others, making a stand against Fox News" role in furthering the current administration's agenda. "This is fringe s-t, and it's business like this that makes me embarrassed to work for this company". MacFarlane's tweet prompted Apatow, who once produced comedies for 20th Century Fox TV, to call upon Fox showrunners and actors to boycott the "propaganda arm of this evil administration". Over the weekend, "Family Guy" co-creator Seth MacFarlane said Fox News made him "embarrassed to work for this company". "But I too can not condone the support their news division promotes toward the immoral and abusive policies and actions taken by this current administration toward immigrant children".

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