WJW (Cleveland) Anchor Kristi Capel is in hot water after using a derogatory word on the air.
Capel was praising Lady Gaga's Oscar performance by saying that generally, "It's hard to hear her voice with all the jigaboo music...that she...whatever you want to call it...jigaboo, haha!"
When she told the word "jigaboo" was a derogatory term for a black person, Capel took to Twitter to claim ignorance:
Here's a tip, if you're an Anchor, it might be a good idea not to use words that you don't know what they mean or if they are even words.
The video was posted to YouTube, but WJW seems to have acted fast to get it pulled from the site.
There is no doubt that this should buy Capel some time off without pay.
We'll have to wait and see if WJW does the right thing here.