It is exciting because he is a Muslim who’ll be sitting in the spotlight, but even more exciting because Waleed’s religious beliefs have rarely influenced his day-to-day work. Essentially, he’ll just be a normal co-host who happens to be Muslim and that’s exactly what we need.
On his religious beliefs influencing his job, Waleed said “It is something I’m aware of and it is something I value (but) it is not something that is front of mind when I’m doing my job.” He added, “I’m not on a particular mission by taking this job.”
And I don’t think he needs to be on a mission to make a huge impact. Simply, his presence on the…
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