Radio character Adam Carolla is being slammed on social media after claiming that folks solely like rabble-rousing New York Metropolis Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a result of she’s younger and enticing. The 57-year-old “Adam Carolla Present” host dropped the bombshell during a recent appearance on “Hannity.”
“Right here’s a fast thought experiment: If AOC was fats and in her 60s, would anybody pay attention to a different factor she ever stated?” the “Man Present” creator advised Sean Hannity within the inflammatory interview.
The discuss present host responded, “Oh, boy. You’re going to step in that one.”
Nevertheless, Carolla argued that whereas the 32-year-old politician is “younger, vibrant and delightful,” and “everybody’s at all times placing a digital camera and a mike in her face,” her “opinions are idiotic 95 % of the time.”
“I don’t suppose, if she was a middle-aged, heavyset girl, anybody would care what she needed to say,” the podcaster concluded.
Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has not but commented on the comic’s remarks, however Twitter was fast to carry Carolla’s ft to the hearth.
“In the meantime he’s 57 and nobody has listened to him in a long time,” snarked one Twitter critic, whereas another fumed, “if Adam Carolla had been skinny, handsome and younger, he would nonetheless be a flaming a–gap.”
“Girls can’t exist in public with out offending misogynists like Adam Carolla,” argued one Carolla critic. “First AOC was too younger, then she was ‘only a bartender,’ and now individuals solely hearken to her as a result of she’s cute?”
In the meantime, another said that the comedian personified Ocasio-Cortez’s widely criticized tweet last month, wherein the activist claimed that “Republicans are mad they will’t date me.” She was responding to critics who ripped her boyfriend Riley Roberts for carrying sandals throughout their Miami trip.
Even Hannity, who has been a vocal critic of AOC in the past, wasn’t selecting up what the radio icon was placing down.
“I’m not so positive I agree,” the conservative pundit stated in response to Carolla’s feedback. “Now, I’ll say this: You’ll be able to criticize her concepts — and I do, I believe the Inexperienced New Deal is insanity and madness — however she’s acquired the entire Democratic Social gathering following her.”
Hannity added that AOC was so “highly effective,” she even had a shot at changing Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the Home.
Carolla responded, “Look, I agree with you. I’m simply saying, if she was fats and previous, I don’t suppose TMZ could be chasing her round with a digital camera.”