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MSNBC’s Katy Tur Ridiculed with Sexist Remarks from Fox News Contributor

Fox News contributor Richard Grenell unloaded on MSNBC’s Katy Tur Friday morning on Twitter, saying she has “no clue” and suggesting that she landed her job because of a past relationship with Keith Olbermann.

He tweeted, “Calling yourself a journalist is offensive to real ones. Did u intern for @KeithOlbermann or date him? Either way doesn’t make u a reporter.”

It started when Grenell went after Tur over what he feels is biased reporting on the recent WikiLeaks document dumps. Grenell, a former Mitt Romney spokesperson, said, “MSNBC’s Tur has no clue about the Breaking News of the smoking gun email found.”

Also Read: 8 Things You Need to Know About WikiLeaks’ Anti-Hillary Clinton Document Dump

Fox News declined comment.

Tur, who has been one of the hardest-working reporters covering Donald Trump during the election season, seemed to take it in stride. Quoting one of Grenell’s tweets, she replied, “Classy.”

Tur appears on a variety of NBC and MSNBC programs, including “Today,” “Nightly News,” “Meet the Press” and most of MSNBC’s lineup. Trump has personally mocked her during campaign rallies, and she recently told Marie Claire that, “By Election Day, I’ll have lived out of a suitcase for a year and a half.”

According to Mediaite, Olbermann and Tur dated at one point, but broken up in 2010.

Olbermann, meanwhile, made his opinion of Trump clear in the tweet below:

Dear @realDonaldTrump: Shut up, asshole. https://t.co/Vid426vY7L

— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) October 14, 2016

Check out the Twitter exchange between Tur and Grenell:

MSNBC’s Tur has no clue about the Breaking News of the smoking gun email found….there’s a coverup of the White House’s role & she’s on > https://t.co/mo9p0GgSnQ

— Richard Grenell (@RichardGrenell) October 14, 2016

Breaking news from @RichardGrenell https://t.co/6aNausH0aa

— Katy Tur (@KatyTurNBC) October 14, 2016

calling yourself a journalist is offensive to real ones. Did u intern for @KeithOlbermann or date him? Either way doesn’t make u a reporter. https://t.co/kiav3MJOyo

— Richard Grenell (@RichardGrenell) October 14, 2016

Good lord. Save it. It’s not sexist. It’s about journalism. u think KatyTur is a real journalist? Seriously? Look at her tweets. advocacy. https://t.co/mmiJyLTlFw

— Richard Grenell (@RichardGrenell) October 14, 2016

Classy https://t.co/T3AlNdaJKU

— Katy Tur (@KatyTurNBC) October 14, 2016

Read MSNBC’s @KatyTurNBC‘s twitter feed…there are almost no Wikileaks content. @NBCNews executives must take action against her advocacy.

— Richard Grenell (@RichardGrenell) October 14, 2016

Calling out phony journalism is never wrong. Pretending to be unbiased is outrageous. https://t.co/SqBAzcCJDE

— Richard Grenell (@RichardGrenell) October 14, 2016

 

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