Regarding blogposts from when she was handling Florida politics, Tv host says hired experts have not attested she was hacked
The MSNBC host Joy Reid, under flaming for supposedly utilizing homophobic language in old blogposts, apologized on Saturday for any comments that maligned or scorned the LGBT community and said she had not been able to verify her contend her accounting was hacked.
Reid opened her weekend see AM Joy by recognizing she had said ” dumb” and “hurtful” situations.” The person I am now is not the person I was then ,” she said.
But she was unable to explain blogposts from ten years ago that teased gay people and individuals who were allegedly gay. Reid has disclaimed posting the statements but said she had hired insurance experts observed no proof she had been hacked.
” I genuinely do not imagine I wrote those spiteful circumstances because they are completely alien to me ,” she replied.” But I is absolutely understand, based on circumstances I have tweeted and have written in the past, why some people don’t believe me .”
” I have not been exempt for being dumb or atrociou or unkind to the extremely parties I want to preach for. I own that. I get it. And for that I am rightfully, truly sorry .”
The uprights that came to light in December were written for The Reid Report, Reid’s blog when she was considering Florida politics a decade ago. In poles, she refers to the then Florida governor Charlie Crist as “Miss Charlie” and proposes he was ” ogling the male waiters” on his honeymoon after marrying his wife, whom he has since divorced.
Reid questioned whether the Crist marriage was a sham by a gay being who thought it would help him politically.
Reid rationalized, saying her observes were” insensitive, tone deaf and dumb “. On Saturday, she apologized also to the conservative commentator Ann Coulter for using transgender stereotypes to describe her.
This week, Mediaite revealed a move of other expected blogposts. In one, Reid supposedly notes further that” most straight people wince at the display of two men caressing” and writes that she could not view the movie Brokeback Mountain because she did not want to watch two male personas having sex.
Another expected post says that a lot of heterosexuals find the idea of lesbian copulation to be gross and that there are concerns that gay beings tend to be attracted to young, post-pubescent forms and want to bring them “into the lifestyle”.
Reid has said the posts were” fabricated and run counter to my own personal beliefs and ideology “. She reiterated that on Saturday but accepted she has shaped vile the remarks and has hopefully” changed as a person “.
” I look back today at some of the ways I’ve talked casually about beings and gender identity and sexual orientation, and I wonder who that even was ,” she spoke.” But current realities, like a lot of people in this country, that person was me .”
After speaking her five-minute testimony, Reid then produced a panel discussion on gender stereotypes and issues facing the LGBT community.