04/09/2014 08:48 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Al Sharpton's FBI Revelations Cause An Insane New York Tabloid Frenzy

Al Sharpton's Tuesday press conference did nothing to calm the tabloids. In fact, their front pages on Wednesday screamed even louder.

Sharpton is the target of a recent report that claims he was an informant for the FBI. The civil rights activist called the report old news.

“I was not and am not a rat because I wasn't with the rats, I'm a cat. I chase rats,'' Sharpton said Tuesday, according to the New York Post.

Local New York newspapers went to town following Sharpton's statement:

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