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Tour Confidential: Does Rory's Injury Reframe the British Open?
By Sean Zak
Tuesday, July 07, 2015

The soccer injury Rory McIlroy suffered this week left his status for the British Open in doubt -- and also revealed that one FOX News contributor is not a fan of the world's No. 1 golfer.

Monday afternoon on the show Outnumbered, as on-screen anchor Harris Faulkner began transitioning from McIlroy’s injury news to the next story, FOX contributor Lisa "Kennedy" Montgomery can be heard saying, “He’s a leprechaun. I can’t stand him.”

McIlroy is from Northern Ireland and the term "leprechaun" is considered a slur when used as a reference to Irish people.

 

 

Faulkner appeared shocked by the exchange and quickly moved on to the next topic. Here's what she later tweeted:

 

UPDATE: Here's Kennedy's response. Her anger toward Rory is based on how he broke up with Caroline Wozniacki.  "Believe me, I wanted to call him much worse," Kennedy said.

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