ABC Cheers Modeling Gig of Soccer Fan, Skips News of Firing After Joke About Killing Americans

July 11, 2014 - 10:22 AM

[For more, see NewsBusters.] The hosts of Good Morning America, the superficial ABC morning show, on Friday gushed over a beautiful woman who was spotted at a World Cup match and given a modeling contract by L'Oreal. Yet, Robin Roberts and reporter Gio Benitez somehow managed to ignore the important part of the story: Axelle Despiegelaere has already been fired by the company after joking about "hunting Americans."