Fox News host says he hasn't washed hands in 10 years

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#1 Posted by qx0d (244 posts) -

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2019/feb/11/germs-are-not-real-fox-news-host-pete-hegseth

https://people.com/health/fox-news-host-pete-hegseth-hasnt-washed-his-hands-in-10-years/

Donald Trump’s favorite TV show, Fox and Friends, has a reputation for giving airtime to conspiracy theories that benefit the White House agenda. But host Pete Hegseth may now have managed to upset the famously germaphobic president – by revealing that he has not washed his hands in a decade.

The admission came as Hegseth discussed eating day-old pizza that had not been refrigerated. He did not see any issue with eating the pizza, he said, then added that he didn’t think he had washed his hands in 10 years.

“Really,” he said. “I don’t really wash my hands ever.”

Met with laughter, he explained: “I inoculate myself. Germs are not a real thing. I can’t see them, therefore they’re not real.”

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#2 Posted by JustPlainLucas (79096 posts) -

Obvious troll is obvious.

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#3 Posted by Volsung (54 posts) -

Well if you have a bidet you don't have to wash your hands according to some people here.

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#4 Posted by Serraph105 (33321 posts) -

@volsung: lol that was a weird one.

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#5 Posted by Serraph105 (33321 posts) -

I believe him when he says he doesn't wash his hands.

"Germs are not a real thing. I can’t see them, therefore they’re not real.”"

I also believe this was intended as a joke.

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#6 Posted by hrt_rulz01 (18244 posts) -

You'd hope it was a joke... wouldn't surprise me nowadays if he was serious though.

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#7 Posted by JoshRMeyer (10246 posts) -

Too bad CNN doesn't lighten up a bit. They make a mountain out of a mole hole over everything.

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#8 Posted by killjepetto (6 posts) -

I don't wash my hands specifically, but they are washed in a shower I have every two days. You must only shower lots if your genetics don't keep you clean automatically.

Over-cleaning is nothing to be proud about.

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#9 Posted by SOedipus (11274 posts) -

Disgusting.

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#10 Posted by THUMPTABLE (2058 posts) -

@killjepetto said:

I don't wash my hands specifically, but they are washed in a shower I have every two days. You must only shower lots if your genetics don't keep you clean automatically.

Over-cleaning is nothing to be proud about.

After going to the loo?

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#11 Posted by fireman64 (49 posts) -

Read that story the other day.. Doesn't make much sense at all.

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#12 Posted by dave123321 (35388 posts) -

He was clearly joking

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#13 Posted by InnerGame (200 posts) -

If it's not a joke, it's hideously. I hope he was joking.

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#14 Posted by brimmul777 (3948 posts) -

@killjepetto: You're disturbing. You're not welcome to come to my house.

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#15 Posted by Mandzilla (3272 posts) -

Probably hasn't told the truth in 10 years, so I guess his hands are in fact pretty clean.