Watch Bill O'Reilly laugh at United passenger dragged off flight (Video)


Fox News host Bill O'Reilly spent several minutes on Monday's episode of "The O'Reilly Factor" to talk about the PR disaster currently bedeviling United Airlines. But while he kept things largely to-the-facts, he couldn't help chuckling at the expense of a man who was visibly injured while being forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight set to head from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky.

At the start of the segment, O'Reilly played the video, first posted online by passenger Audra D. Bridges, that shows the man, reportedly a Louisville-based Doctor, being dragged off the plane by law enforcement while other passengers react in horror and disgust.

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The man was one of four passengers randomly selected to give up his seat so that a United employee flying standby could take it, after the airline was unable to find any passengers willing to voluntarily do so.

As the clip ends and O'Reilly prepares to introduce Fox correspondent Rob Schmidt to talk about the matter, he involuntarily laughs at the situation. "I shouldn't be laughing, but it's just so bizarre," added the host, whose show is having difficulty retaining advertisers in the wake of a scandal related to allegations of sexual harassment.

Watch the clip above.

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Pepsi: We are the most hated company right now. 😓 United Airlines: 1 sec - Hold my Pepsi. #PEPSI #unitedAIRLINES
Not so friendly skies huh @united ? Makes me sick now how you treat customers. I hope he sues hard. #unitedairlines https://t.co/D13SDvHfLq
You want passengers to give up their seats because you have piss poor planning & then beat them up? Shame on you. @united #unitedAIRLINES
Apparently @united 's inability to coordinate a flight makes violent assault against customers ok. Never flying #UnitedAirlines again
NEVER flying @united ever again! Horrific, brutal, intolerable treatment of passenger, + tone-deaf "apology" from CEO. #UnitedAirlines
Dear United Airlines: People have smart phones.
Perhaps @MerriamWebster can help #United Airlines with the definition of "volunteer"
United Airlines to United Airlines: "I see your legging-gate, and I raise you a passenger beating" #UnitedAirlines #United #flight3411
Look on the bright side, United Airlines. After this incident, you'll never have to worry about a flight being overbooked again.
You thought United Airlines was tough on folks who wear leggings. Just wait to see what they do to folks in sweat p… https://t.co/x5Nzp7gcn1
Poor planning on your part doesn't constitute an emergency on ours. Fly Southwest. Fly Delta. Hell, fly Spirit. Not #UnitedAirlines
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