May 21st, 2014
08:40 PM ET

'Wheel of Fortune' host Pat Sajak under fire over 'unpatriotic racists' tweet

"Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak, says he was kidding when he tweeted:

"I now believe global warming alarmists are unpatriotic racists knowingly misleading for their own ends. Good night."

The remark set off a firestorm with one fan responding:

"Apparently when he's not entertaining the trailer park crowd, @patsajak is a climatologist. buy a vowel for this, Pat: F_ck Off"

CNN's Nischelle Turner has more on the controversy.

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