Fox News Anchor Calls Don Lemon a ‘Pompous, Pretentious Jerk’

Gregg Jarrett didn’t take too kindly to what he calls Lemon’s lack of objectivity in the Michael Dunn trial, slamming the CNN host on Twitter.

Don Lemon

Mike Windle

Before the jury in the trial of Michael Dunn announced its ruling on Saturday, CNN’s Don Lemon went on an epic rant about how "ridiculous" it was that the jury couldn’t come to a consensus about Dunn’s guilt for taking an unarmed teenager's life over loud music.

Lemon clearly stated how "pissed" he was about the whole situation, warning that if the jury came out with a mistrial (which it eventually did) he would definitely be among those outraged.

As it turns out, Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett wasn’t impressed by Lemon’s stance, calling him out about his lack of objectivity and saying that Lemon took things too personally.

Lemon shrugged off the string of insults, accusing Jarrett of suffering from a bad case of the “michael dunns” and telling him to mind his own business. In a virtual shake of the head, Jarrett told Lemon he could use some experience and maturity.

Read more at Mediaite.

The Root encourages respectful debate and dialogue in our commenting community. To improve the commenting experience for all our readers we will be experimenting with some new formats over the next few weeks. During this transition period the comments section will be unavailable to users.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your continued support of The Root.

While we are experimenting, please feel free to leave feedback below about your past experiences commenting at The Root.