"Fox & Friends" host Pete Hegseth made a surprising admission on Sunday, telling viewers that he had not washed his hands in a decade and said he was skeptical that germs were real.
"My resolution of 2019 is to say things in the air that I say off the air. I do not think I have washed my hands for 10 years. Actually, I never wash my hands, "Hegseth boasted in the Sunday edition of the show," I get inoculated, germs are not a real thing, I can not see them. Therefore, they are not real. "
"I just can not get sick," he added.
A Fox News representative did not immediately respond to the request for comment.
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Hegseth's co-hosts, Ed Henry and Jedediah Bila, reacted with a visible impact on the disclosure, but they gained power through the moment. There was also a clear gasp from someone in the camera.
Hegseth is co-host of the Fox News morning show and is known to be President Donald Trump's favorite.
In October of 2017, he sat down to an intimate dinner with Trump and other Fox News hands in the White House and was mentioned as a possible replacement for David Shulkin as head of the Department of Veterans Affairs. (He named Robert Willkie instead.)
It is not yet known how Hegseth's admission will be seated with Trump, who boasted of being a germaphobe.
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