The TV presenter Sonia Kruger has called for an end to Muslim immigration to Australia, saying she agrees with the US presidential candidate Donald Trump’s stance on immigration.
The host of Channel Nine’s The Voice and Today Extra was discussing the massacre in Nice when she said she agreed with the views expressed by the Herald Sun columnist Andrew Bolt, who argued in a column “the more Muslims we import, the more danger we are in”.
“Personally I think Andrew Bolt has a point here,” Kruger said to Today’s Lisa Wilkinson on Monday.
Australian TV presenter Sonia Kruger on Muslim migration to Australia: ‘I would like to see it stop’. Video: Channel 9
“There is a correlation between the number of people in a country who are Muslim and the number of terrorist attacks…I have a lot of very good friends who are Muslim, who are peace-loving, who are beautiful people, but there are fanatics. Personally, I would like to see it stop now for Australia. I want to feel safe and I want to see freedom of speech.”
Kruger was backed by Channel Nine which released a statement citing “freedom of speech”. Kruger repeated Bolt’s claim in his Monday column, Muslim migration in France opens door to terror, and said that Japan didn’t have many Muslims migrants so it had no terrorist attacks.
Read more at: The Guardian