Joe Scarborough: Chris Wallace 'Loathes Mitt Romney' (VIDEO)

12/09/2011 01:42 pm ET | Updated Feb 08, 2012

Joe Scarborough made an intriguing allegation on Friday's "Morning Joe": that Fox News anchor Chris Wallace "loathes" Mitt Romney.

Scarborough and the show's panel were talking about the ongoing battle between Romney and Newt Gingrich. At the end of the discussion, Scarborough brought up Wallace, seemingly put of nowhere. Wallace complained publicly that Romney was refusing to appear on "Fox News Sunday"; Romney has now agreed to sit down for an interview with Wallace next Sunday

"Chris Wallace has never made a secret of the fact that he loathes Mitt Romney — has never liked him," he said. "Anybody that knows Chris Wallace at Fox has said the same thing. Chris Wallace, of course, will deny it, and then throw an insult around because that’s what he’s done in the past."

Nobody else on the show made any comment about Wallace, or about Scarborough's provocative statement.

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