MSNBC host Chris Jansing and Dateline co-host Keith Morrison debated on Thursday why the story over Gabby Petito, who went missing and whose body has since been found, went viral, with the Jansing and Morrison citing “pretty white women” as a reason.
“You’ve done a lot of stories like this, but every once in a while one catches fire online and in the public imagination,” Jansing told Morrison during MSNBC Reports.
“It’s amazing. I continue to be, you know, kind of uncertain as to why. Why that one as opposed to some other one,” said Morrison. “There’s usually some very ancient story, I think, that gets our guts going with a story like this. And it immediately – I’’s like