Charlie Crist D of being a closeted gay man. While the blog itself has been shut down for several years, the amateur sleuth allegedly accessed the posts via the Internet Archive , a nonprofit dedicated to building a massive digital library known as the Wayback Machine. They also had nothing to do with Republican hypocrisy on gay marriage. Joy also opposed gay marriage at the time. She gleefully accused people of being gay and posted a number of questionable things.
Past Homophobic Statements by Joy Reid Have Reignited Controversy
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Reid, 48, was the editor of the political The Reid Report, where she wrote at least a dozen blog posts from through that contained offensive anti-gay remarks. Mediaite reports:. Reid wrote numerous bigoted blog posts smearing, mocking, and attacking former Florida governor Charlie Crist. Reid went on to spread the crackpot conspiracy theory that Crist was actually a closeted gay man who refused to come out for fear that his sexual orientation would hurt his political career. In I was a morning talk radio host and blogger, writing about Florida politics a blog I maintained until Among the frequent subjects of my posts was then-governor Charlie Crist, at the time a conservative Republican, whose positions on issues like gay marriage and adoption by same-sex couples in Florida shared headlines with widely rumored reports that he was hiding his sexual orientation.
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Before being indulged as a liberal political commentator, Joy was a journalist and blogger. Joy Reid is truly blessed when it comes to her family life. She married Jason Reid on 27 February Sharing 22 years of togetherness, the couple has 3 children together.
Four months after Chris Matthews' resignation from MSNBC and the cancellation of his show, Hardball , the news network has finally named a successor for the coveted 7 p. Joy has been a staple on the network since and often sits in for Chris Hayes and Rachel Maddow when they're on vacation or assignment, but her new show The ReidOut , will be her first permanent primetime slot. Joy will be the first Black host to hold a primetime slot on the network, which is huge and overdue. But as her profile increases, past controversies are coming back into the fore, namely criticism over blog posts she wrote more than a decade ago, which contained homophobic content.