Multiple nasty tweets and previous writings from CNN’s Kaitlan Collins resurfaced on Sunday that contained homophobic slurs and condescending views towards members of the LGBT community as well as an arrogant attitude towards those Collins’ viewed as lower than herself.
The Log Cabin Republicans, a pro-gay Republican group, called out CNN over recently discovered tweets from their White House reporter containing gay slurs and showing her discomfort around members of the LGBT community:
Gregory T. Angelo, President of the Log Cabin Republicans, also weighed in on Collins’ past tweets:
Donald Trump Jr. got involved in helping to expose Collins’ problematic posts, retweeting the Log Cabin Republicans:
Another tweet from Collins that circulated on Twitter showed her making fun of someone who worked at Starbucks because they couldn’t pronounce someone’s name correctly: “The girl at Starbucks didn’t know how to pronounce Cecilia and now I know why she works at Starbucks.”
Curtis Houck, Managing Editor at NewsBusters, previously noted Collins’ line of work as a “sideboob” reporter before she was hired by CNN to be one of their White House reporters:
One of Collins’ colleagues at CNN told the Washington Examiner that they were “personally offended” by Collins’ bigoted remarks.
Recently, Collins has taken on the role of a female version of Jim Acosta, getting into combative exchanges with the White House that are designed to drive ratings and clicks.
Other conservatives noted some of Collins’ past work which included mocking the appearances of women:
CNN refused to respond to a request for comment about Collins’ tweets and past writings, which are relevant given the fact that CNN regularly uses people’s old tweets to smear them and get them fired from their jobs.
Collins issued an apology for her “ignorant” and “immature” statements, but many were quick to argue that she needed to be subjected to the “new rules” that the political Left created and that CNN helped push into the mainstream: