Joe Scarborough Dubs Fred Thompson's Wife Jeri Kehn a Stripper
MSNBC talk show host Joe Scarborough has actually dubbed Fred Thompson's wife Jeri Kehn a stripper. Jeri is attractive and buxom, and in Joe's stripper pole fantasy world that must mean he dragged her out of a strip club and forced her to marry him. Thing is, Jeri was a political media consultant at Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard and McPherson in DC when they married in 2002. She also previously worked for the Senate Republican Conference and the Republican National Committee. Not exactly a girl working her way through art school for tips.
Fred married in her a nice church wedding five years ago. She's being dubbed a trophy wife by Democrats that are stunned that a working Hollywood actor and part time politician could land a gorgeous woman twenty-five years his junior as his wife. Scarborough showed that he, as a quasi Republican, could go one better and made a statement on his Friday "Morning Joe" program that perhaps she used to strip for a living. He asked his guest on the cable news network Friday about whether Fred's wife "works the pole." Outrage followed from the right and the left.
A spokesman for the news network said that the comment has been taken out of context and that it is "irresponsible" to suggest Scarborough was employing sexual innuendo. According to MSNBC spokesman Jeremy Gaines a female triathlete had been discussing her exercise routine with Joe," he said, and that routine includes a stripper's pole. "That is the context in which the issue was discussed. To suggest otherwise is irresponsible."
Excuse me? Scarborough leering at Thompson's wife's chest and then dubbing her a stripper is what is irresponsible. Cue the repô: When USA Today asked whether Jeri Kehn Thompson is owed an apology, Gaines declined to comment further. Way to step up.
The two biggest boobs in this story are Scarborough and Gaines.
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