- The new Superman, who is Clark Kent’s son, will come out as bisexual, DC announced Monday.
- A Fox News guest was unhappy, saying superheroes should “get the bad guys, not a venereal disease.”
- Host Laura Ingraham looked shocked by the comment, then said: “I don’t know where that came from.”
A Fox News contributor complained about the announcement that the new Superman will be bisexual by bizarrely suggesting the character was likely to get a “venereal disease.”
Speaking on “The Ingraham Angle” on Monday night, Raymond Arroyo commented on DC Comics’ announcement that new Superman — who is the son of Clark Kent and Lois Lane — would be in a romantic relationship with a man.
Arroyo complained about superheroes being given LGBTQ identities: “Why are they sexualizing superheroes? You know, I was a Batman and Superman and Spider-Man kid. I loved those heroes. We just wanted them to get the bad guys, not a venereal disease. Anyway, leave our superheroes alone, Laura.”
Host Laura Ingraham reacted by jerking her head and raising her eyebrows, and appearing to laugh. She then said: “I don’t know where that came from.”
Watch the exchange, which starts around the 33-minute, 40-second mark, in the video below:
Series writer Tom Taylor said in DC’s Monday statement: “I’ve always said everyone needs heroes and everyone deserves to see themselves in their heroes and I’m very grateful DC and Warner Bros. share this idea.
“Superman’s symbol has always stood for hope, for truth and for justice. Today, that symbol represents something more. Today, more people can see themselves in the most powerful superhero in comics.”
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