Fox News host apologizes (to his wife) for "boobs on the ground" remark

"The Five" contributor Eric Bolling apologized for demeaning the UAE's first female pilot -- but not to the pilot

By Jenny Kutner

Published September 26, 2014 1:35PM (EDT)

Fox News host Eric Bolling apologized on Thursday for sexist comments he made about the UAE's first female fighter pilot, whom he referred to as "boobs on the ground" the previous day. After being called out by several media outlets and by Fox News' own Greta Van Susteren, Bolling decided to address his remarks -- but did not offer an apology specifically to the pilot, Maj. Mariam Al Mansouri.

"I made a joke, and when I got home I got 'the look,'" Bolling said. "I said sorry to my wife and I apologize to you all and want to make that very clear."

Watch Bolling's apology, via Media Matters, below:

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