Joy Reid of MSNBC’s AM Joy has been sued by a Donald Trump supporter claiming Reid falsely accused her of hurling racial slurs at a teen in a photograph that went viral earlier this yr.
The Blast studies Roslyn La Liberte claims Reid used “her substantial social media presence, fame, and popularity as a hard-hitting journalist” to share the “pretend information” together with her followers that La Liberte “screamed abhorrent racial slurs” at a 14-year-old boy.
In keeping with La Liberte, the political analyst claimed on social media that she confirmed as much as a rally and “screamed” on the teen that he’s “going to be the primary deported.” She additionally claims Reid accused her of calling the kid a “soiled Mexican,” which she denies.
La Liberte believes Reid’s feedback “have been additionally born out of her private animus and dislike of President Donald Trump, the Republican Occasion, and supporters of every, together with these carrying MAGA hats.” She additionally claims to have obtained a whole lot of demise threats following Reid’s statements.
Reid reportedly apologized on Twitter and deleted the accusatory posts, however that isn’t stopping La Liberte, who’s suing Reid for defamation and in search of damages in extra of $75,000.