'Cindy Brady' Fired After Homophobic Screed

Susan Olsen out of her job as a radio talk show host after feud with guest
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 11, 2016 11:01 AM CST
In this Oct. 13, 2008 file photo, cast members of "The Brady Bunch," from left, Mike Lookinland, Susan Olsen, Christopher Knight, Eve Plumb and Barry Williams.   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

(Newser) – Here's a story about a former child star who grew up to be a talk show host with apparently poor impulse control: Susan Olsen, better known as Cindy Brady of the eponymous Brady Bunch, is out of a job after a feud with actor Leon Acord-Whiting, who is gay. How it went down, via US Magazine and Fox News: Acord-Whiting appeared on an LA Talk Radio politics show co-hosted by Olsen, then took to Facebook to complain that "Susan Olsen spreads outrageous misinformation & it is dangerous and unprofessional." Apparently one does not cross Cindy Brady, because Olsen posted this to her own Facebook page: "This is the little piece of human waste. He blocked himself from me before I could even get one hit in. If you can find him, please send him my love."

From there, it was war: Acord-Whiting then posted a screenshot of a less-than-Brady-like personal message allegedly from Olsen, reading thusly: "Hey there little p--sy, let me get my big boy pants on and Reallly take you on!!! What a snake in the grass you are you lying piece of s--t too cowardly to confront me in real life so you do it on Facebook. You are the biggest f----t ass in the world the biggest p--sy! My D--k is bigger than yours Which ain't sayin much! What a true piece of s--t you are! Lying f----t! I hope you meet your karma SLOWLY AND PAINFULLY." And per LA Talk Radio, as of Friday: "We will not tolerate hateful speech by anyone associated with our radio station and have severed our ties with a host that veered off the direction in which we are going." (Read more Brady Bunch stories.)

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