MSNBC host Joy Reid continues to come under fire over homophobic and transphobic posts that appeared on her personal blog years ago; now claiming she doesn’t “believe” she wrote the incendiary articles but understands why people don’t believe her.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the liberal anchor issued a new response just days after she claimed outside forces “hacked” her now-defunct page and published the controversial comments.
“Here’s what I know: I genuinely do not believe I wrote those hateful things,” she said on AM Joy. “But I can definitely understand, based on things I have said and have written in the past, that some people don’t believe me.”
“When a friend found them in December and sent them to me, I was stunned,” she said. “Frankly, I couldn’t imagine where they’d come from or whose voice this was. The reality is they have not been able to prove it.”
Read the full story at the Hollywood Reporter.