Smith spoke at his alma mater for about 45 minutes last month, but his comments began to spread nationally this week.
“He would try to prepare me for that and lead me through it,” Smith said.
It was Smith who had to tell viewers that Fox News had no evidence to support Andrew Napolitano‘s claims that the British government helped President Barack Obama wiretap Trump Tower last year.
It was the 53-year-old Smith who defended CNN against Trump’s “fake news” insults.
“When a blackmailer entered my life and the lives of my family, he held my hand and saw me to the other side.
When details of my personal life became public, he supported me.” While many of Fox News anchors have been criticized for being too cozy with President Donald Trump, Smith has surprised media observers by going against the grain.