'Let's talk about nuclear weapons': American TV hosts make 'Islamophobic' remarks about Muslim fashion blogger

12:17 PM | 16 Feb, 2018
'Let's talk about nuclear weapons': American TV hosts make 'Islamophobic' remarks about Muslim fashion blogger
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CHICAGO - Hoda Katebi is a University of Chicago graduate, and has released released a book of photos as an extension of her fashion blog 'JooJoo Azad', though which she hopes to "challenge both Western Orientalism and domestic Iranian mandatory dress codes."

The Muslim Iranian American fashion blogger appeared on Chicago news channel WGN Netwrok to promote her book 'Tehran Streetstyle'.

Things were going well until Hoda was asked a question way off from the interview. The host asked Hoda "Let’s talk about nuclear weapons. Some of our viewers may say we cannot trust Iran. What are your thoughts?"

To which she replied, "I don’t think we can trust this country [the US]. When we see the legacy of this country and the violence that it has not only created but also created the capacity for, a lot of these weapons in the Middle East are completely brought in by the Unites States."

What happened next were a series of 'Islamophobic' remarks including the TV host telling Hoda that she doesn't sound 'American enough'.

The interview then got back to 'normal' and continued discussing Hoda's upcoming fashion show.

Here is the interview:

Hoda later tweeted:

She also thanked people for the immense support she got after the incident and updated everyone of the status of the events that took place afterwards: