Actress Kaley Cuoco Responds To Kelly Ripa’s Pit Bull Comment
HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Kaley Cuoco tweeted Thursday that she and Kelly Ripa are “NOT in a war” after the actress disagreed with a comment the talk show host made about pit bull owners.
During an interview with Christopher Walkenn on Tuesday’s show of Live with Kelly and Michael, Ripa insinuated pit bulls are dangerous dogs owned by gangsters.
Walken was being interviewed about his new movie, “Seven Psychopaths”, which is about a gangster’s dog, a Shih Tzu, that gets stolen.
According to the Examiner, she said, “But the gangster’s dog is uh, I mean if it’s a gangster, it would have to be a dangerous, uh, pit bull kind of dog, right?”
Cuoco started a controversial conversation on Twitter after she tweeted:
Did Kelly Ripa really say "all pits are dangerous" on her show this am?
I didn't see it, just hearing through twitter.. True or false?—
Kaley Cuoco (@KaleyCuoco) October 10, 2012
That night she wrote:
Many pit bull owners and advocates became angry at Ripa’s comment, including actor Wil Wheaton who tweeted:
On Thursday, Cuoco tried to clear things up by saying:
However, Wheaton continued to spark hundreds of responses and retweets when he said: