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Pat Robertson’s Comments About Haiti Are Crazy. But Who Is This Kristi Watts Nodding Along Next to Him?

On the plus side, Pat Robertson is raising funds for victims of Haiti’s earthquake through his Operation Blessing International Relief and Development Corporation. On the minus side, he’s claiming that the only reason anyone needs to donate money to this devastated nation is because its people made a deal with the devil by revolting against the French to secure independence. But what’s most remarkable about Robertson’s little routine here isn’t his batshit crazy harangue, but his sidekick, the 700 Club‘s Kristi Watts, who’s there to nod along in agreement. Who is this woman?

She’s from Chicago. She’s the youngest of five. She recently went through a divorce. She got a communications degree from University of Dayton in Ohio. And she produced this thing —

— where she asks rhetorically, “I’ve called myself a Christian since I was five years old, but what does that mean?”

Perpetuating the ridiculous theories of a zealot, that’s what.

RELATED: Haitian ambassador Raymond Joseph shoots down Robertson’s crazy:

On:           Jan 14, 2010
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    • Kamikapse

      Sure, instead of blaming the crazy grandpa for his actions let’s jump on the woman next to her.


      Jan 14, 2010 at 10:40 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Same Crap

      Just some TV bimbo. I don’t think she was even really paying attention. She would have agreed with anything that senile old coot was spewing. That’s her job.

      Jan 14, 2010 at 10:43 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • terrwill

      Wasn’t halloweeners ’bout 3 months ago? Why are the frightwing
      lunatics draging that talking skeleton out again?????

      Jan 14, 2010 at 10:44 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Eric Carmen

      This guy is a complete dipshi*. I can believe that good Christians are still listening to this fool.

      Jan 14, 2010 at 11:10 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • dvlaries

      Among his myriad faults, the current Robertson is a textbook of the resultant spectacle when one refuses to acknowledge the time to leave the public stage has come and long gone.

      Frankly, I think Watts is there to catch the old fossil if he starts to drop on-air.

      Jan 14, 2010 at 11:11 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Xtian99

      Oh please go the way of Jerry Falwell and die already…if there is a god, people like Pat Robertson- an intellectual midget in need of some crutch to get through life- would not be a “chosen one.”

      The earthquake obviously hit Haiti for the following reasons;
      (i) god hates that so many gay marriage propositions were struck down,
      (ii) god is not happy that Simon Cowell is leaving Idol,
      (iii) god wanted to demonstrate that he loved gays by having the earthquake in tropical Haiti, thereby giving the aforementioned gays in the middle of a freezing cold January the opportunity to see see Andersen Cooper sweating in a too-tight tee shirt under a (broken) palm tree.

      Jan 14, 2010 at 11:24 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MDThom


      I think it was reason iii

      Jan 14, 2010 at 11:33 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • The Artist

      Why even listen to him…he’s CCCCCCRRRRRAAAAAZZZZZZYYYYYYYYY!

      Jan 14, 2010 at 11:46 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sal(the original)

      and pact did america have with the devil to be cursed with the hot mess that is pat and his dingbat headnodder(headnodder is a respectful gig,the pay must be fantastic)?

      Jan 14, 2010 at 12:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Alexander

      I feel sorry for people like Robertson. He spends all of his life hating, and none of it loving. He spends more time judging than he does accepting. The man doesn’t have long for this world, and he’s spending his final years making other miserable.

      That’s no way to lead a good, christian life, Pat. Repent now, and maybe Jesus can still save you.

      Jan 14, 2010 at 12:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • PAgay

      Pat is so dumb. The Dominican Republic is really poor! He wouldn’t know that because he probably just stays in the resort area that was made specifically for the white tourists. That man is so full of crap.

      Jan 14, 2010 at 12:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • candyman

      How the hell could any self respecting black person just sit there and listen that. But then again there is no such thing as a self respecting black republican

      Jan 14, 2010 at 1:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Derek Linvale

      He didn’t say they made a deal with the devil by revolting against French rule, but rather that they (who I don’t know) made a deal with the devil during their revolution. I think Robertson is in favor of an independent Haiti, he just doesn’t approve of the odd mix of Catholicism and voodoo that has plagued the nation.

      A better question might by why anyone places any kind of stock in what Robertson has to say. His “Operation Blessing” will provide aid to Haiti during this time of crisis. That’s more than a lot of others will do.

      Jan 14, 2010 at 1:39 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • terrwill

      @Alexander: The problem is that these bile spewing lunatics have excellent lives.

      The iliterate zombies who follow these mainacs send monies which they can not afford to these people. Take a looksee at Robertsons 700 Club on the Tvs one night. They beg and persuade people to tithe 10% and more of their salary to these lunatics. They have smilin faced actors who claim they were in poverty, “down to their last $100” and decided to heed “Gods” call to send money to this taking skeleton and lo and behold, their fortunes reversed and they are now living wonderful, financially secure lives!! How freaking wonderful!! It is downright scary how easily these minions are duped into this shit. And Skeletor, Joel Oralsex, Prick Warren et all live in mansions off the sweat of these poor fools…….

      Jan 14, 2010 at 3:09 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lukas P.

      Preachers love the grand gesture of helping out disaster-ridden areas:
      —Tragedy increases donations and fills church coffers. Take in 10 million bucks, send 1.5 mill to Haiti — look good doing it!
      —It’s a chance to get free publicity about the Church!
      —What a grand opportunity to blame the victims for their sins! We know what God means by doing this to you, and we know you deserved it. So there, biotches!

      Once the TV cameras are gone, there will be little left behind to offer continued assistance to the survivors.

      Sad. Sad. Sad.

      Jan 14, 2010 at 3:32 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • PopSnap

      Die already, you old fucking relic!!!! Seriously, I hate to say it but the quality of life would improve by about ten-fold if it and everyone like it were destroyed tomorrow.

      Jan 14, 2010 at 6:16 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • El Brucio

      It always disturbs me to see how easily evil can take root in a religion that purports to be about kindness and love.

      If only someone would spray him with weed killer.

      Jan 14, 2010 at 7:16 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • SenorEspada

      THIS MAN IS EVIL. OH MY GOD. Cannot believe I am watching this. May he burn in hell forever.

      Jan 14, 2010 at 7:29 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • alan brickman

      another fame whore..call Gloria Allard!!!

      Jan 14, 2010 at 7:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • alan brickman

      tax free status gone gone gone….

      Jan 14, 2010 at 8:00 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Patricia Bobsdaughter

      Wouldn’t it be deliciously ironic if Lead Token Ms Watts is descended from Haitian immigrants?

      Jan 14, 2010 at 9:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • dontblamemeivotedforhillary

      The next generation of black televangelists are being groomed to recruit the nations of Africa and the Caribbean into money-raising homophobia as Americans turn secular with increased education. She’s no Naomi Watts!

      Jan 14, 2010 at 9:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Sammi

      Well, there is hope.

      Didn’t Oral Roberts die recently?

      These tv preachers are a thing of the past here in North America, but they are thriving in Africa; them and ultra-Conservatives in the Anglican Churches, for example.

      Here in Vancouver, the local Anglican bishop is very pro gay rights, including allowing for the blessing of gay marriages. What have the opponents done? They sought episcopal oversight from the Anglican Church of Rwanda, a very conservative and very anti-gay, anti-21st century religious movement.

      At least Robertson’s comments were not as “racist” as that of Rush Limbaugh’s

      Jan 14, 2010 at 10:06 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Taylor Siluwé

      That was the most shocking part of the video – watching her nod at his idiotic, insensitive, historically incorrect, and just down-right dumb-fuck opinion (masquerading as fact) of the tragedy. If she had a shred of dignity she would have slapped the old demon and stormed off the set.

      Pact with the devil, Kristi?! How does he know this again? Just because he looks like he’s been around a few hundred years, doesn’t give him the inside track on why slave might wanna break free. But I guess, if God made them slaves then who were they to quibble?

      The fact that this lunatic can openly fleece the poor and gullible on national TV says a lot about this country. As for Kristi, I could say a lot about her, but I’ll refrain.

      Jan 14, 2010 at 10:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • B

      The funny thing is that Haiti sort of did make the proverbial
      “pack with the devil” but the “devil” (these days) would be seen in a three-piece suit and speaking with a French accent: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haitian_Revolution – “Haiti agreed to make reparations to French slaveholders in 1825 in the amount of 150 million francs, reduced in 1838 to 60 million francs, in exchange for French recognition of its independence and to achieve freedom from French aggression. This indemnity bankrupted the Haitian treasury and mortgaged Haiti’s future to the French banks providing the funds for the large first installment, permanently affecting Haiti’s ability to be prosperous.”

      Of course, Pat Robertson probably likes these sorts of “devils” – rich bankers taking advantage of poor people and making sure they stay poor, so rather than blaming them, he blames some figment of his theology or the local religious leaders (voodoo priests) who helped start the rebellion.

      Jan 14, 2010 at 11:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • schlukitz

      Someone needs to glue Pat Pervertson’s anus shut.

      That would stop the pile of fetid doo-doo that keeps coming out of him.

      Jan 15, 2010 at 3:39 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Taylor Siluwé

      No. 25 · schlukitz

      While you’re at it, can glue the anuses of those who revere his habitual idiotic pronouncements? Now that would make a better America ….

      Jan 15, 2010 at 3:58 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • schlukitz

      No. 26 · Taylor Siluwé

      Works for me. ;P

      Jan 15, 2010 at 4:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Tyrone

      Sarah Palin and Kristi Watts 2012

      Jan 15, 2010 at 8:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Taylor Siluwé

      No. 28 · Tyrone

      Don’t even joke like that. Oh, the horror ….

      Jan 15, 2010 at 8:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hovawart

      Kristi Watts is facing one of the worst humiliations one can face. When called on by God and her conscience to speak up for truth in the face of “authority,” she did nothing. I wonder how she will recover, and how she will face herself in the mirror every morning for the rest of her life.

      Jan 16, 2010 at 3:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lucy


      Don’t shoot the ‘messenger’!! Every evil land, from ‘Sodom & Gomorrha’, has been punished by God. The United states, and its current administration has denied the presence of a ‘Judeo-Christian’ nation, contrary to the founding fathers intentions of this great country.

      We are being led down a path of ‘socialism’, and lack of being in touch with the real heart of God & His people. God will also punish our land, if we do not turn back to Him.

      Read and understand His word……He is coming back for His remnant, and the ‘earth’ as we know it, will be changed…forever. Better to be ‘ready’, than mistaken!!


      Jan 19, 2010 at 5:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Taylor Siluwé

      Oh, Lucy, please. Why can’t you just believe that crap and shut the fuck up about it??

      I’ll never understand the radical Christian compulsion to beat everyone around them with their nutty beliefs. It’s people like you who make me hate religion with a passion.

      Jan 19, 2010 at 5:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lucy

      @Taylor Siluwé:

      There are two sides to every story. God loves you, every bit as much as He loves me. All I can do is pray for you!!

      BTW, not everyone here appreciates your degrading posts, or your obcenities. Be Blessed……”Christians are not perfect, just forgiven”. Lucy

      Jan 19, 2010 at 5:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Taylor Siluwé

      How do you know God loves you? Huh, Lucy? What if God hates your guts? That would really suck wouldn’t it?

      You don’t know who or what or even if God loves. You operate on faith – which means you don’t KNOW a damn thing. I do know one thing for sure, not everyone appreciates you coming over here to smear your religion all over everyone.

      Why don’t you confine your preaching to early Saturday morning like the Jehovah’s Witnesses do. At least then I can pretend no one’s home.

      Jan 19, 2010 at 5:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • dontblamemeivotedforhillary

      There is no God, obviously!

      Jan 19, 2010 at 5:58 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lucy

      @Taylor Siluwé:

      Your hatred and uncertainty about your status with God is apparent. WE all operate on faith, do you ever worry that the ‘sun’ will come up to warm us tomorow??

      A loving benevolent God cares for you…..Has anyone ever told you that?? Did your own mother not love you…and do you ‘love’ anyone else in this world?? Clearly, for all to see, you do not love ‘yourself’…but God does, and its easy!!

      Your ‘preaching’ on this post is because you are ‘lost’. Find your way young man, and He is ready to receive you. Again….
      “Don’t shoot the messenger”. You ARE loved!!

      Jan 19, 2010 at 5:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Taylor Siluwé

      I have a right to shoot the messenger, when he (or she) is climbing in my window.

      “Religion is the opiate of the masses”. The only one who is lost, Lucy, is you. But there is still time for rehab.

      Jan 19, 2010 at 6:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • schlukitz

      Lucy in the sky with bullshit!

      Jan 19, 2010 at 11:58 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • schlukitz

      No. 37 · Lucy

      Lucy, isn’t there an AM radio station somewhere out west that can use a preacher lady like you, because you are boring us to death here at Queerty.

      Jan 20, 2010 at 12:02 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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