(CBS SF/AP) — A Los Angeles radio station says former “Brady Bunch” star Susan Olsen has been fired after she got into an online confrontation with openly gay actor Leon Acord-Whiting.
LA Talk Radio announced on Friday that it will not tolerate hateful speech and that it has severed ties with the host.READ MORE: SF Supes Propose Free Muni Pilot Program To Encourage Ridership During Pandemic
Us Weekly reports Acord-Whiting criticized Olsen, the co-host of “Two Chicks Talkin’ Politics,” after he was a guest on the show.
Olsen, 55, who played Cindy Brady in the TV show, posted on her Facebook page that Acord-Whiting blocked her “before I could even get one hit in.”READ MORE: San Jose Names Park In Honor Of City’s Filipino American Community
Acord-Whiting later posted a screenshot of a Facebook message he says Olsen sent to him. In the screenshot, Olsen appears to call the actor an offensive term for gay men.MORE NEWS: COVID: Experts Weigh Vaccine Efficacy After Rare, Possible Side Effect Gets Johnson & Johnson Doses Pulled
TM and © Copyright 2016 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2016 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten. The Associated Press contributed to this report.