Katie Couric Apologizes To Netherlands For Skating On Canals Comment During Opening Ceremony Of Winter Olympics

Deadline | 2/13/2018 | Nellie Andreeva
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NBC already apologized for one comment by its team of commentators at the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic games — Joshua Cooper Ramo’s claim that Japan, which once occupied Korea, is “a cultural and technical and economic example” for Koreans.

Now another anchor at the ceremony, Katie Coutic, has issued an apology over a statement she made about the reasons behind Netherlands’s dominance in speed skating.

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Couric’s comment that triggered the backlash referred to the Netherlands having “lots of canals that can freeze in the winter.” “So for as long...
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