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Rhonda Lee, Meteorologist Fired For Defending Her Natural Hair, Gets Hired By WeatherNation

07/14/2014 10:34 am ET | Updated Jul 14, 2014
Rhonda Lee

In 2012, meteorologist Rhonda Lee made national headlines after she was fired from her job at a television station in Louisiana for defending herself on Facebook against racist comments about Lee sporting her natural hair. Yesterday, she announced that WeatherNation hired her as an on-air meteorologist.

Rhonda Lee's saga began when several viewers left ugly comments on Shreveport, Louisiana-based KTBS' Facebook page about the meteorologist opting to wear her natural hair rather than

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