Donald Trump supporter Scott Baio has a message for women upset about the comments Trump was caught making on a hot mic: Get over yourselves.
A wave of Republican lawmakers pulled their support of Trump over the weekend after a leaked 2005 “Access Hollywood” video tape caught him bragging in vulgar terms about kissing, groping and trying to have sex with women, the Washington Post reported on Friday.
Trump called his controversial remarks, which he has apologized for, “locker room talk.”
Baio said women have those same types of conversations over brunch.
“I like Trump because Trump is not a politician; he talks like a guy,” the former “Happy Days” and “Charles in Charge” star said in an interview with Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro.
“And ladies out there, this is what guys talk about when you’re not around. So if you’re offended by it, grow up.
“And by the way, this is what you guys talk about over white wine when you have your brunches, so take it easy with your phony outrage. This is the way the world works. It’s not a big thing.”
Baio got into hot water over words in July when he retweeted a meme, which has since been deleted from his Twitter account, that equated Hillary Clinton with the vulgar c-word.
“This may be the best meme out there. #NeverHillary,” he wrote in the retweet.
“You talk about religion coming back to this country and us having a moral barometer,” MSNBC’s Tamron Hall challenged Baio in a contentious interview.
“Where was your moral compass when you put a photo of a woman that you disagree with politically, and that’s fine ...”
Baio cut her off.
“Tamron, you can look at that any way you want,” he said. “It’s the word ‘count.’ That’s what she’s standing in front of. I just put it up there. There’s no commentary attached to it. I didn’t call her anything. And the fact that you question my faith … is not nice.”