Grand Rapids TV Anchor Gets Heat For Posting Picture With Governor Whitmer
A West Michigan TV Anchor received backlash after posting a picture of herself and Governor Whitmer.
Fox 17 News anchor Janice Allen posted a picture to her Facebook Page Monday evening after Michigan Governor Whitmer visited the news station earlier in the day. Allen captioned her post.
Honored to meet Governor Whitmer today!
The post seemed to not sit well with some people, A man commented:
So sad you had to waste your time with that waste of human flash and also virtue signal with the masks.
Another woman said:
Well you just lost a viewer!
While some other people came to Janice's defense saying:
Embarrassed and disappointed I couldn’t see the ignorance of people. God please forgive them for their lack of knowledge.
Another woman commented:
I am not a fan of hers by any stretch, but I do think it’s an honor when you meet an elected official. I always hold respect for the office. You look great, Janice.
Janice took all the comments in stride and replied to the comment's saying.
Hey everyone- didn't mean to cause a big controversy with this picture. It's not everyday the sitting Governor drops by the news station. POLITICS ASIDE-- whether Republican or Democrat, it is an honor to meet the person leading the great state of Michigan.
I agree with Janice and feel for all of the men and women working in the news industry. It seems like no matter what they do someone is going to have a problem with it.
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