'Amazing Race' Segment Prompts CBS Apology THR
CBS and "The Amazing Race" producers have apologized for a segment on the show, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The segment used a B-52 memorial in Hanoi, Vietnam, as part of the show, the story reports.
"We want to apologize to veterans, particularly those who served in Vietnam, as well as to their families and any viewers who were offended by the broadcast," the statement said.
The episode depicted contestants going around the memorial to find their next clue. The site depicts the wreckage of a downed American B--52 during the Vietnam War, the story says. The Veterans of Foreign Wars and several Fox News anchors and viewers complained.