07/23/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Fox News Viewers' Emails To Shep Smith: "You Don't Belong Here"

Mr. Smith said he fully anticipated one result of those comments: the nasty e-mail increased.

"Thousands of them," Mr. Smith said. "And I know they don't mean the things they say. I know they don't hate me and want death on my family."

What they mostly say, he explained, is: "You don't belong there." Mr. Smith paused a moment before adding: "I do belong here."

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