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Fox News fires contributor who called Kavanaugh accusers 'lying skanks'

Fox News fired contributor Kevin Jackson after he tweeted that the women accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault are "lying skanks."

Variety reports that Jackson, a syndicated radio host, has been a contributor to the network for several years. In a series of tweets that can only be described as unhinged, Jackson insulted Christine Blasey Ford's intelligence and appearance, accused her of lying, and declared that feminists are the "enemy of women." He called Ford and two other women who have alleged Kavanaugh assaulted them "lying skanks" and said "Leftist women are skanky for the most part." In a tweet that has since been deleted, he made a vulgar comment about Ford and accused her of being promiscuous during college.

In a statement to Variety, a Fox News spokesperson confirmed that Jackson "has been terminated as a contributor. His comments on today's hearings were reprehensible and do not reflect the values of Fox News."