SNL's Pete Davidson mocks candidate who lost an eye in Afghanistan

SNL's Pete Davidson mocks candidate who lost an eye in Afghanistan

SNL's Pete Davidson mocks candidate who lost an eye in Afghanistan

Crenshaw was medically retired in 2016 with two Bronze Stars, the Purple Heart and the Navy Commendation Medal with Valor, according to his biography.

"This guy's kind of cool", he said over laughter from himself and Weekend Update co-host Michael Che.

After outrage on social media, Crenshaw addressed the controversy in a tweet on Sunday, saying that he tries "not to offend" and tries harder "not to be offended".

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"I'm sorry, I know he lost his eye in war, or whatever", he added. "That being said, I hope @nbcsnl recognizes that vets don't deserve to see their wounds used as punchlines for bad jokes".

Jack Pandol, a spokesman for the National Republican Congressional Committee, released a statement Sunday mocking Davidson, who recently broke up with his girlfriend, pop star Ariana Grande.

The NRCC also quickly issued a blistering statement about Davidson and the Saturday Night Live program.

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Donald Trump Jr retweeted criticism against Davidson, writing that his skit "sounded more like leftist editorial than anything these days".

Meghan McCain, whose father spent five years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, called Davidson's skit "really very bad and incredibly tone-deaf and offensive". He was evacuated and awoke from his medically induced coma learning that his right eye had been destroyed in the blast and his left eye was still present, but badly damaged.

"On Dan's third deployment in 2012, his life changed forever". "They took some time to stabilize me in Afghanistan and do the surgery to remove my right eye".

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That jab prompted calls for an apology - and even a CNN panel slamming the attempt at a joke - but Crenshaw doesn't think an apology is needed. "She's a wonderful, strong person and I genuinely wish her all the happiness in the world".

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