Radio show host apologizes for Tebow comment
BOSTON -- A Boston radio talk show host started a national controversy when he compared a star quarterback’s draft party to a Nazi rally.
On the Toucher and Rich Show on 98.5 The Sports Hub last Friday, host Fred Toucher made a controversial comment about former Florida quarterback Tim Tebow's party on the night he was drafted by the Denver Broncos.
"It looked like some kind of...Nazi rally," Toucher said.
Toucher addressed the comments on the radio on Monday morning.
"I made a regrettable statement about the Tim Tebow draft party that ended up offending some people. And I truly, truly can tell you that was not my intention. I apologize to you that were offended. You know, I just apologize, and I regret what I said," said Toucher.
Local sports fans found the comment inexcusable.
“Sometimes they get carried away, mixed up. I don’t always agree with them, it’s one he should have kept to himself,” said listener Dan Gray.
There was no word from the station on whether or not Toucher would be suspended or fired for his comments. He was back on the radio on Tuesday morning.
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