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Mississippi news anchor loses job after using Snoop Dogg’s catchphrase

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News anchor fired for saying Snoop's phrase live on TV

WLBT news anchor Barbie Basset was fired last week after using 's infamous phrase, “Fo' shizzle, my nizzle,” according to Clarion Ledger. The Mississippi paper reports that Basset's name was missing on WLBT website on Friday (March 24).

The phrase, which is believed to be invented by E-, is popular among African Americans and translates to, “for sure, my n*gga.

Speaking on the issue, WLBT Vice President and General Manager Ted Fortenberry stated, “As I am sure you can understand, WLBT is unable to comment on personnel matters.”

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