Bob Beckel rape comment video: Fox News 'The Five' co-host apologizes after date rape remark

Fox News co-host Bob Beckel apologized Wednesday after making controversial remarks about the prevalence of rape on college campuses, according to a TV Guide report.

On Tuesday's edition of Fox News' The Five, Beckel asked "when was the last time you heard about a rape on campus?"

According to a Yahoo! report, in 2010, the Department of Justice estimated that 25 percent of college women "will be victims of rape or attempted rape before they graduate within a four-year period."

According to the TV Guide report, Beckel apologized for the comment by saying the following:

"It's a horrible, horrendous issue. And it's simply put, this, rape is rape. Whether it's date rape or it's somebody coming in off the campus trying to rape somebody else. I very strongly feel that way. And so, I just want to straighten the record out on that. I simply was trying to make -- there was not a distinction to make here. It simply was that  date rape is rape. And that is, by any other definition, rape is rape."

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