Entertainers who have deals with Fox are now denouncing Fox News

Creator  executive producer Seth Mac Farlane of the television show Family Guy speaks onstage during the FOX portion of the 2018 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Langham Huntington Pasadena

Creator executive producer Seth Mac Farlane of the television show Family Guy speaks onstage during the FOX portion of the 2018 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Langham Huntington Pasadena

June 19, 2018I look forward to seeing #ModernFamily through to the end and then, sale or no sale, setting up shop elsewhere. "I understand why that is easier for some than others but many powerful people are powerful enough to speak up to their bosses at a moment like this", Apatow replied.

Director Judd Apatow, who said he hasn't worked with Fox since 2002, called on those who work at the company to speak out.

On Monday, Apatow, who has created TV shows for 20th Century Fox, called for Fox network's stars to condemn Trump and his "propaganda arm", Fox News, over coverage of migrant families at the U.S. -Mexico border. That may be going over well with the right-leaning channel's core viewership, but for those entertainment creators who are presently doing business with Fox, it's increasingly become an untenable position - and they're now speaking up against it. One of the most prominent voices to decry Carlson's words was Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane, who now sees several of his creations airing on the network.

Seth responded on his Twitter account, "In other words, don't think critically, don't consult multiple news sources, and in general, don't use your brain".

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Levitan, 56, pointed to comments by host Laura Ingraham that child-detention centers were "essentially summer camps". Apatow took the message a step further, though, calling on other creators and performers who have deals with Fox News to let their voices be heard as well.

Levitan specifically criticized Fox News for not being critical in its coverage of the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the USA border.

"Modern Family" co-creator Steve Levitan threatened to leave 21st Century Fox Inc.'s TV studio, saying that he's "disgusted" by the company's ties to Fox News. "This bulls**t is the opposite of what #ModernFamily stands for". "How can you remain silent when they promote these policies?"

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