FILE – This Jan. 22, 2013 file photo shows Martin Bashir at the EA SimCity Learn. Build. Create. Inauguration After-Party, in Washington. MSNBC was not saying Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, whether disciplinary action is planned against Martin Bashir, who has apologized for what he called deeply offensive comments he made about Sarah Palin. Bashir made his original commentary on Friday and apologized on Monday. (Photo by Nick Wass/Invision/AP, File)
NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin on Wednesday cancelled a scheduled interview with NBC’s Matt Lauer following MSNBC host Martin Bashir’s suggestion that she deserved a graphic punishment for comments made about slavery.
An NBC executive who spoke on condition of anonymity because the person is not involved in booking “Today” show guests confirmed the cancellation, first reported by Fox News. NBC hopes to Login to read more