|Anchor suspended for comment about Danica Patrick|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 29 February 2012 10:16|
Fox 5 San Diego tweeted late Tuesday that Ross Shimabuku has been suspended without pay for a week for his comments about Patrick before her Sprint Cup debut in the Daytona 500.
The anchor stopped just short of calling Patrick a derogatory name on the air after the NASCAR driver complained the media always describe female athletes like her as ``sexy.''
When the broadcast returned to Shimabuku, he responded by saying: ``Oh, I've got a few words . Starts with a `B', and it's not `beautiful.' ``
Shimabuku has since apologized. He joined the station in 2009.