Laura Ingraham is called out for “monstrous behavior” by her own brother after making fun of Greta Thunberg
Fox News apologized on Monday for airing what it described as “shamefulSegment in which Daily Wire host Michael Knowles called 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg, with Asperger’s syndrome, a “mentally ill Swedish child” after giving a moving speech at the United Nations.
But that didn’t stop Fox New’s Laura Ingraham from poking fun at Thunberg on her show “The Ingraham Angle,” later that same day:
The president’s Twitter account also entered, with apparent sarcasm, on the act:
Ingraham’s brother didn’t agree with all of this.
“It is clear that my sister’s salary is more important than the world her three adopted children will inherit. I can no longer apologize for a brother I no longer recognize ”, Curtis Ingraham would have written on Twitter
depending on the segment. “I can and will continue to call out the monstrous behavior and the intimidating comment born out of anger.”
This dynamic is nothing new. Curtis Ingraham has called his sister – the two have been described as separated – a monster before, following his comments about Parkland survivor David Hogg, who called for a boycott of the Ingraham show on Fox. Curtis Ingraham also apologized to LeBron James after Laura Ingraham told the NBA star to “shut up and dribble.”
In an interview with the Daily Beast last year about the thoughts he shared about his sister on social media, Curtis opened up about his feelings.
“She’s very smart, she expresses herself well, but her emotional heart is kind of dead,” he said. “And you see it on her face when you see her on TV. She is ready to destroy. She doesn’t listen to understand, she listens to answer. And his response is always an attack.
Throughout Tuesday, Twitter TWTR,
in particular was in turmoil: