Her Bad! In her apology, CNN Anchor Fredricka Whitfield is saying I didn’t mean to say it. ‘I misspoke and in no way believe the gunman was courageous or brave,’ new anchor say on-air Sunday. Fredricka issued an apology on Sunday for calling the gunman accused of opening fire at the Dallas police headquarters ‘Courageous and brave’ a day earlier. One can assume CNN weekend anchor Fredricka Whitfield didn’t mean it when it when she called gunman who shot up the Dallas Police headquarters ‘couragesous and brave.’ You can imagine she’s under serious fire for comment.