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"Southern" Twitter Reacts To Boston Station Bashing Canes' Reporter's Accent

May 09, 2019 - 11:06 am

On the eve of the Carolina Hurricanes facing the Boston Bruins in the NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference Finals, WBZ-FM show Toucher And Rich in Boston has sparked controversy in the Carolinas after hanging up on Hurricanes beater reporter Chip Alexander midway through an interview due to him "Having a southern accent." 

"He had a southern accent. I can't take it. Hockey and southern accents," Fred Toettcher, a co-host said on the air.

Alexander, a reporter for the Raleigh News and Observer joined the show at 16:19 in the clip below and spoke about the Canes season. 

At 20:55, Toettcher hung up on Alexander. 

Take a look at some of the reactions from WFNZ personalities, notable Charlotte reporters and Twitter users thoughts below. Also, listen to audio from The Mac Attack on the situation.

  

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