As a result of his comments during an interview with the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, he has become persona non grata.
The iTELE channel said late Friday that Zemmour would not be invited back to a chat show he has been appearing in since 2003 following an outcry over his latest remarks.
Zemmour, who recently published a best-seller titled “The French Suicide,” is no stranger to polemics and has been convicted of inciting racial hatred.
Zemmour is a well-known media commentator and columnist for Le Figaro newspaper who prides himself on his outspoken defiance of what he deems politically correct, woolly liberals.Source: Al Arabiya
Zemmour’s parents are Jewish Berbers who emigrated from Algeria in the 1950s.
France is home to five million Muslims, the largest population in Europe. It also has the largest Jewish diaspora on the continent.
The SNJ journalists union hailed the “strong decision” taken by the television channel, a position taken by SOS Racisme, an anti-racism watchdog.