Willie and Korie Robertson
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Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson, son of the outspoken Phil Robertson, will help Fox News ring in the New Year and will discuss his father's brief suspension from the family's hit A&E reality series, according to the Associated Press.

No word has been given on whether or not Willie Robertson will address directly the homophobic and racist comments made by his father earlier this month in a GQ interview.

The network says that Robertson, who will be joined by his wife, Korie, will appear live from Steamboat Springs, Colo. The two will be guests on the All-American New Year special Fox News is airing Tuesday night.

The Dynasty patriarch's nine-day suspension resulted from his antigay and racist comments, which were made public earlier this month. Many believe that the network lifted the suspension because of pressure from defenders, who felt Phil Robertson was being censored by the network.

The Fox News special will be hosted by Bill Hemmer and Elisabeth Hasselbeck from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. ET.


Read more at Associated Press.