Megyn Kelly: Santa Claus and Jesus are both white men

The Fox News host assures kids from all around the world that "Santa is was he is," and that is white.
Posted By Veronica Linares  |  Updated Dec. 12, 2013 at 3:26 PM
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Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Megyn Kelly discussed a piece by Slate's Aisha Harris about how Santa Clause should no longer be a white man while hosting her show Wednesday night.

As the 43-year-old host addressed the subject she explained, for all the kids watching at home, that "Santa is what he is" and that is white.

"When I saw this headline I kinda laughed and I said, 'Oh, this is ridiculous. Yet another person claiming it's racist to have a white Santa,'" she said. "And by the way, for all you kids watching at home, Santa just is white"

Kelly went on to say that "just because [something] makes you uncomfortable doesn't mean it has to change."

"I mean, Jesus was a white man too," she added. "He was a historical figure; that's a verifiable fact -- as is Santa, I want you kids watching to know that -- but my point is: how do you revise it, in the middle of the legacy of the story, and change Santa from white to black?"


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