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NBC dumps Olympic analyst amid fury at Korea-Japan comment

Monday - 12/02/2018 22:20
Japan ruled Korea with an iron fist from 1910 to 1945 in a bloody occupation that still strikes a raw nerve.
Joshua Cooper Ramo Getty Images for Hubert Burda Me
Joshua Cooper Ramo Getty Images for Hubert Burda Me
NBC was forced to apologize for one of its Olympics analysts after he inexplicably said Koreans are grateful for Japan’s role in their economic development — while ignoring the one-time imperial power’s brutalization of the peninsula.

The Peacock Network was left red-faced by weird comments from corporate bigwig Joshua Cooper Ramo, whom 30 Rock worked as a commentator for coverage of opening ceremonies of the Olympics in PyeongChang on Friday.

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