It's been decades since Jim Breuer made a name for himself as Saturday Night Live's "Goat Boy," but he thrust himself back into the limelight last night with a bizarre interview on Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight. The unhinged appearance saw Breuer, who has refused to perform in venues with a COVID-19 vaccine requirement, bark like a seal and yell wildly about "the new narrative" on the left. "Kill the Beast! The Beast is the unvaccinated! Kill them!" he yelled, throwing his hands up in the air.
Breuer later claimed that the COVID-19 vaccine "is not about safety," and he encouraged his fellow unvaccinated Americans to "eat more fruit, take care of your body, and go to the gym" to ward off the virus (this is demonstrably false: the COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective in preventing viral infection).
Tucker Carlson, for his part, praised his guest. "I can see why your fans are grateful," said the Fox News host, who has questioned the efficacy of and need for the COVID-19 vaccine for months. "I mean here you are talking like an American man. Where are the rest of the American men?"
Claire Spellberg Lustig is the TV Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.