Requires Fox Information host Laura Ingraham to be fired have been re-ignited after the conservative reporter expressed contempt for Chrissy Teigen being named one in every of Time journal’s prime 100 influential individuals and laughed whereas overlaying Nipsey Hussle’s funeral.
Up to now, Ingraham has come underneath fireplace for telling LeBron James “shut up and dribble” and for mocking Parkland taking pictures survivor David Hogg. Earlier this week, Ingraham was slammed for laughing about Nipsey Hussle’s music and accomplishments whereas talking about his demise.
Then on April 18, the Fox host belittled cookbook creator and tv host Chrissy Teigen for making Time’s 100 most influential individuals record.
“Talking of glamour, mannequin and spouse of John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, was additionally chosen as one of many 100 most influential,” Ingraham mentioned whereas making air quotes when saying the phrase “influential.”
“However did most People like her tackle feminine empowerment throughout final week’s Democratic Retreat?” Ingraham requested earlier than introducing a clip of Teigen, who just lately mentioned one factor girls ought to say extra is “F—okay you.”
“Effectively. OK then,” Ingraham mentioned whereas trying on the digital camera.
Teigen not solely responded to Ingraham’s submit, however she slammed the host as a “white supremacist.”
“When time comes out with their 100 most influential white supremacists record, I promise I gained’t query your worthiness, @IngrahamAngle,” Teigen tweeted with a GIF of Ingraham doing one thing that seemed weirdly near a Nazi Sieg Heil salute on the 2016 Republican Nationwide Conference.
Final 12 months, Ingraham’s brother Curtis revealed his sister’s problematic historical past in a dialog with The Each day Beast. Throughout the interview, Curtis known as his sister a “monster” who allegedly used to mock her Black roommate at Dartmouth.
In a 2018 Fb submit, Curtis, who’s homosexual, steered Laura adopted her views from their father, who was “a Nazi sympathizer, racist, anti-Semite and homophobe.”
“Like father like daughter?” Curtis Ingraham wrote.
Ingraham’s troubling, on-air habits was known as out by individuals who demanded Fox Information fireplace the host. Some individuals on Twitter additionally tagged firms that publicize throughout her program and inspired them to cease working their advertisements throughout her present.