Retired world champion boxer George Foreman sounded off Wednesday as several high-profile U.S. athletes continue to publicly express anti-Americanism, in concert with some segments of social society.
Host Brian Kilmeade asked how Foreman, who is Black, continued to proudly celebrate America, even as institutionalized segregation and conflicted views about the Vietnam War were still fresh in people's minds during the prime of his career. "I have always loved America. And once you fall in love just like falling in love with your wife, no one can say anything about her," Foreman remarked. "The next night she is still my wife. And I'm going to stay. That's why you make that thing ‘until death do we part.’ That's why nothing has ever shook my faith and love in the country and when you love a country, nothing can bother you. If you are halfway in love you are going to have a lot of trouble." Foreman said that people of all backgrounds and from all parts of the country helped him through his journey to the pinnacle of athletics, saying they represented why he truly loves this country.