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Entertainment 'Fox & Friends' Co-Host Sued Over 'Wanton, Reckless' Axe-Throwing Incident

17:00  14 june  2018
17:00  14 june  2018 Source:   thewrap.com

'Fox & Friends' co-host faces lawsuit from man he hit with ax

  'Fox & Friends' co-host faces lawsuit from man he hit with ax The plaintiff claims that he has suffered "severe and serious personal injuries to his mind and body."Pete Hegseth, a co-host of the weekend edition of "Fox & Friends," was participating in a live segment in June 14, 2015, when he tossed an ax at a target but missed, striking a member of the West Point Band, who were there to mark Flag Day and the 240th birthday of the U.S. Army. The band is the official band-in-residence of the U.S. Military Academy.

Fox & Friends Co - Host Pete Hegseth Hits Man with Axe . The axe flew over the target by more than a few inches and hit someone off-camera, behind the board. Fox showed Hegseth grimacing, while bystanders cupped their mouths in shock.

Be very careful of the “ Fox & Friends ” team because it might be your last day on earth if the footage of their latest stunt is anything to go by. Host of the show Pete Hegseth threw an axe at a bulls-eye and completely missed the target in a recent Televised broadcast.

a man wearing a suit and tie: pete hegseth© TheWrap pete hegseth

"Fox & Friends" co-host Pete Hegseth was way off target with an axe-throwing stunt, according to a lawsuit filed by a man who says he was injured in a 2015 incident.

In the suit, filed Tuesday in New York Supreme Court, Jeff Prosperie says he was injured during the June 2015 incident, during which Hegseth "negligently attempted to throw an axe at a 'target'" during an episode of "Fox & Friends."

According to the suit, the target "was negligently placed in an area which put pedestrians and other individuals, including the Plaintiff, in the path of peril."

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' Fox & Friends ' Co - Host Accidentally Throws Ax at Bystander on Live TV. 2:30 PM PDT 6/22/2015 by THR Staff. Though the televised broadcast didn't show the full incident , the iPhone footage below shows the moment of impact.

(AP File Photo) On June 14, Fox & Friends co - host Pete Hegseth was caught on camera mistakenly hitting drummer Jeff Prosperie from West Point's Hellcats marching band with a thrown axe during a timbersports segment gone wrong.

As a result, the suit says, Prosperie sustained "severe and serious personal injuries to his mind and body, some of which, upon information and belief, are permanent with permanent effects of pain, disability, disfigurement and loss of body function." Prosperie's suit says that he was also "caused to expend and become obligated for diverse sums of money for the purpose of obtaining medical care and/or cure in an effort to alleviate the suffering and ills sustained as a result of this accident."

Pamela Chelin contributed to this report.

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