Curtis Ingraham, the gay brother of ultra-conservative Fox News host Laura Ingraham, had a few choice words about his sister.
“I think she’s a monster,” he said repeatedly in an interview with The Daily Beast.
Earlier this year, Laura Ingraham’s show came under attack after her comments about Parkland survivor David Hogg, where she accused him of whining.
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On his Twitter account, which has since been taken offline, Curtis Ingraham was one of many liberals who called on advertisers to pull their spots from The Ingraham Angle.
“My sister’s repeated mean spirited, flip and insensitive remarks makes me, her brother, question her very humanity. Your continued sponsorship is disturbing to say the least,” he tweeted.
Among the many stories he has posted on Twitter, Curtis Ingraham said that Laura Ingraham used to taunt her college roommate, who was black, by “speaking jive,” and that her kids refer to him as a “Dummy-crat.”
It’s hatred that came from their “Nazi sympathizer” father.
“We grew up with an abusive, alcoholic father who was a Nazi sympathizer,” he wrote in a tweet. “Like father like daughter?! This was the familial soil that gave bloom to my sister’s anger.”
“She’s very smart, she’s well spoken, but her emotional heart is just kind of dead,” Curtis Ingraham said. “And you see it in her face when you see her on TV. She’s ready to destroy. She does not listen to understand—she listens to respond. And her response is always an attack.”
He said that at one time he and his sister were “very close.”
In the 1980’s as a student at Dartmouth, Laura Ingraham edited the college newspaper. She sent a reporter to attend a gay student group meeting and record what they said, and the paper outed at least one student.
In 1997, she publicly apologized for her actions, citing her relationship with her brother and his partner.
But she moved to the right on LGBTQ issues as she got more famous.
“You’re destroying me. It’s hideous, it’s hideous behavior,” Curtis Ingraham said.
“That’s what I’m trying to unveil here, the hypocrisy. ‘Family’s first, I know about gay rights, my brother is gay.’ It’s all a sham.”
He added that it wasn’t just LGBTQ issues that drove them apart. Laura Ingraham has made numerous racist comments on her show, a show that her brother called “divisive.”
“The divisiveness in this country has cut through not just friendships, but it’s cut through families,” he said. “I was doing that dance with my sister for a while, we were very tight, her anger was funny to me back then.”
Laura Ingraham issued a statement saying that her brother’s accusations are “false and hurtful.”