Former ‘Brady Bunch’ star fired after hostile confrontation with gay actor

FILE - In this March 16, 2003 file photo, "Brady Bunch" cast member Susan Olsen appears at ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration in Los Angeles. LA Talk Radio says Olsen has been fired after she got into an online confrontation with openly gay actor Leon Acord-Whiting. The station announced Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 that it will not tolerate hateful speech and that it has severed ties with Olsen. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles radio station says former “Brady Bunch” star Susan Olsen has been fired after she got into an online confrontation with openly gay actor Leon Acord-Whiting.

LA Talk Radio announced on Friday that it will not tolerate hateful speech and that it has severed ties with the host.

Us Weekly reports Acord-Whiting criticized Olsen, the co-host of “Two Chicks Talkin’ Politics,” after he was a guest on the show.

Olsen, 55, who played Cindy Brady in the TV show, posted on her Facebook page that Acord-Whiting blocked her “before I could even get one hit in.”

Acord-Whiting later posted a screenshot of a Facebook message he says Olsen sent to him. In the screenshot, Olsen appears to call the actor an offensive term for gay men.

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