NBC forced to apologize after ill-timed ad features a monkey doing gymnastics – right after showing Gabby Douglas’ gold medal victory

Where’s Al Sharpnuts now? How about Jesse Jackass? Where’s the NAACP? Where’s the New Pink Panther Party? Just as I thought! Where’s the outcry from the black community? If this were FOXNews, there would be boycotts from Maine to California.  But this is the network that backs Barack Obama so everyone stays quiet on this mishap! Shame on the Democratic Voters that allowed this to go quietly!

NBC ONCE AGAIN!!! – become the centre of a race storm after airing an ad featuring a monkey performing gymnastics, right after showing the performance of Gabby Douglas, the first African-American to win Olympic gold.

Fame: Gabby Douglas has become an international celebrity after winning Olympic gold twice in LondonThe network has since apologised for the advert’s poor timing, explaining: ‘No offense was intended.’

The controversy ignited as sportscaster Bob Costas wrapped his analysis of her incredible routine during the all-around competition last night.

Costas said: ‘There are some African American girls out there who tonight are saying to themselves: “Hey, I’d like to try that too.” More from London in a moment.’

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Monkey business: The ad was for the upcoming NBC sitcom Animal Practice


Angry viewers lashed out at the network on social media platforms like Twitter, accusing them of racism.

‘Disgusted at NBC for showing Animal Practice with monkey right after Gabby wins her gold,’ one user posted.

Wayne Dupree

Wayne Dupree is owner and founder of WayneDupree.com. He was named to the 2017 Newsmax’s 50 Most Influential African-American Republicans. He served in the USAF between 1987-1995. He saw time in Operation Desert Storm/Shield and is the father of three. He is the host of the Wayne Dupree Show.

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