Former “Brady Bunch” star and Donald Trump supporter Susan Olsen has been fired from a Los Angeles radio station on Friday following an online confrontation with openly gay actor Leon Acord-Whiting. The YouTube series “Old Dogs & New Tricks” actor criticized Olsen on Facebook after he appeared as a guest on her show “Two Chicks Talkin’ Politics,” calling the 55-year-old former child star “dangerous” and “unprofessional.”
Allegedly, Olsen soon replied to the comedian with an expletive-laden post, calling the actor an offensive term for gay men. Acord-Whiting later posted a screenshot of the Facebook message he claims Olsen sent to him.
Following the online debacle, LA Talk Radio announced on Facebook they were dumping Olsen:
“LA Talk Radio takes pride in its close and collaborative relationship with the LGBT community, and will continue to provide a home for those who have hopeful and positive messages of togetherness and tolerance to share with our listeners. 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.”
Olsen’s termination also received written recognition from Acord-Whiting himself on his own Facebook page:
“Getting fired is never a happy event, even when the person deserves it. This is less a victory, more a badly needed course correction. I can’t express enough my appreciation for everyone’s support the past few days. I merely sounded the alarm.”
Acord-Whiting’s original Facebook post criticizing Olsen can be read below:
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