MSNBC Reportedly Cancelling Show Of One Of Its Biggest Lightning Rods

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Brianna Lyman News and Commentary Writer
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MSNBC is reportedly cancelling Mehdi Hasan’s show and will instead use the anchor as a fill-in host and analyst.

Hasan’s Sunday night show is being canceled and instead Ayman Mohyeldin’s show will be expanded to two hours, Semafor’s Max Tani reported.

The outlet is also reportedly launching a new weekend panel show that will include Symone Sanders, Alicia Menendez and Michael Steele. (RELATED: Matt Taibbi Rips MSNBC Host Over Network Doing ‘Nothing But Vomit Up Fake Russian’ Stories Before Host Ends Segment)

Hasan has come under fire for his comments, most recently his takes on the Israeli-Hamas war. Hasan has frequently blamed Israel for the rise of Hamas.

Back in 2009 Hasan called non-Muslims “animals” and compared homosexuals to “pedophiles” and “sexual deviants.”

Just recently Hasan tried to diminish the magnitude of 9/11 terrorist attacks by needlessly equating the overthrow of the Chilean government in 1973 to the deadly attacks, garnering backlash.