Marathon Survivor Walks Out Of “Meet the Press” Over Bomber-Naming Dispute


Adrianne Haslet-Davis, the dancer who lost part of one leg in the Boston Marathon bombings, walked off the set of “Meet the Press” crying on Friday, reports the Boston Herald. She said NBC staffers promised to not name the accused bombers while she was on the show. When that didn’t happen, she got up and walked out of the Boston taping.

Haslet-Davis said on her website that she told NBC staffers, “you not only disrespected me, you disrespected the survivors of the bombing and the victims memories by blatantly disregarding this request.” An NBC News spokeswoman said, “She requested that the alleged bombers' names not be used in the entire program, but given the nature of the discussion we couldn't make that guarantee. We regret any distress caused by this miscommunication.”

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