October 01, 2009
NY's News Anchor Says "Keep f---ing that chicken"
Ernie himself appologized at this on Thursday for this iappropiate language on the news. New York Daily news provided the script that they said.
"I guess it takes a tough man to make a tender forecast," Anastos said to Gregory, mimicking the old Frank Perdue commercials.
"I guess that's me," Gregory responded.
Then, as both men laughed, Anastos says, "Keep f---ing that chicken."
Everybody likes Ernie, and knows he would never say that on the air," one staffer said. "Nobody has a bad word to say about Ernie. He's revered at the station
He later on apologized for such words on live television saying I misspoke during Thursday night's newscast," he said. "I apologize for my remarks to anyone who may have been offended."