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Transgender Model SLAMS Briana Renee, Estranged Husband as Totally Dysfunctional”

As previously detailed, Briana Renee and Matt Grundhoffer are getting a divorce.

News of this split comes as a surprise to exactly no one who has been following the private life of the Little Women: LA star and her mate.

But it’s an especially obvious and welcome development to a transgender model named Plastic Martyr.

(Editor’s Note: We somehow doubt this is her real name.)

In response to Renee confirming she is finally leaving Grundhoffer, following many months of contention as a result of the latter’s admitted infidelity, Martyr slammed the estranged couple when asked to comment by Radar Online.

“If this isn’t all done for most publicity – because they are delusional and attention-hungry – then I say bravo,” the 28-year old said.

She then exclaimed triumphantly:

“The most dysfunctional relationship is over!”

Martyr (pictured below) was actually featured on Little Woman: LA after Grundhoffer was caught sexting her

But whatever feelings Renee’s husband apparently had for the model are most definitely NOT reciprocated.

In this same Radar interview, she refers to Grundhoffer as a “cheating son of a bitch” who “fetishized” her with his disgusting messages.

While it may be clear that Renee and Grundhoffer were not meant to be, their divorce is still unfortunate for one very precious reason:

The stars are parents to a 16-month old son.

They each also have a child from previous relationships that they had been raising together, which explains why the two are actually still living in the same house.

While sleeping in separate bedrooms, Briana and Matt are trying to figure out how to best move ahead with their break-up without damaging these children. 

But Martyr doesn’t have any sympathy.

She says Renee “will do anything and step on anyone to get ahead.”

It’s unclear why she has such a harsh opinion of the short Lifetime star, but her connection with Grundhoffer goes back to July of 2016.

During that time, he sent the model naked photos and made sexual advances toward her via Insgtagram.

Shortly afterward, Plastic guest-starred on the reality show and got into a pretty heated argument with Tonya Banks.

It certainly sounds as if Renee and Grundhoffer are making the right decision in going their separate ways, but a friend of the couple doesn’t think the split will last.

This person tells Radar:

“She’ll back with him a week. She can’t stand to be alone.”

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Derick Dillard: Officially Axed by TLC Over Transgender Comments

Derick Dillard is persona non grata at TLC.

The network has gone ahead and made this official.

Back in August, the 28-year old husband of Jill Duggar made headlines when he attacked 17-year old transgender Jazz Jennings, who, like Derick’s wife and her family, has a show on TLC.

Seemingly unprompted by anything other than the fact that Jennings stars on I Am JazzDillard wrote on Instagram at the time:

“What an oxymoron… a ‘reality’ show which follows a non-reality. ‘Transgender’ is a myth. Gender is not fluid; it’s ordained by God.”

Jennings mostly took the high road in response, labeling Dillard a cyberbully and saying that she’s unfortunately accustomed to remarks from people such as him.

Fast forward to late last week and Derick was at it again, writing the following on Twitter:

I pity Jazz, 4 those who take advantage of him in order 2 promote their agenda, including the parents who allow these kinds of decisions 2 be made by a child.

It’s sad that ppl would use a juvenile this way.

Again, nothing against him, just unfortunate what’s on TV these days.

Ah yes, the classing “nothing against” the person whose lifestyle one thinks is sinful and shameful.

Derick added that “never bullied anyone,” but “just said I didn’t agree with what is being propagated on TV” and is “expressing my view of what should be treated as reality; if I say I feel like I am Nepali, that doesn’t make me so.”

In response to this most recent attack Jazz did not mention Derick by name.

But tweeted on Saturday:

“In the face of constant ignorance and hatred I prefer to disregard negative opinions and continue moving forward with love.”

TLC, meanwhile, was not as even-handed in its latest statement.

On its official Twitter account, the cable network wrote this:

We want to let our viewers know that Derick Dillard has not participated in Counting On for months and the network has no plans to feature him in the future.

We want to reiterate that Derick’s personal statements do not reflect the views of the network.

TLC is proud to share the story of Jazz Jennings and her family and will continue to do so.

tlc statement

Some Duggar/Dillard fans, naturally, have fired back, claiming Derick is simply exercising his right to “free speech.”

Which is true. He’s not about to be imprisoned for his view.

But the right to free speech doesn’t mean one can say absolutely anything without any consequences.

The general future of Counting On remains unclear.

There has been chatter of late that the series may not return for a new season, largely due to Dillard’s ongoing controversial comments.

What do you think about what Derick said and how TLC responded?

Should the network finally cut ties with this family once and truly for all?

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Derick Dillard Slams Transgender Community AGAIN!

What’s wrong with Derick Dillard lately?

Serious question.

He’s always been very Duggar-y, with some extra conservative views that many find offensive, and of course there’s that ongoing nonsense with the way he and Jill Duggar keep asking for money from fans for no real reason.

But for the past couple of months or so, he’s been insisting on being even more awful than usual, and it’s getting kind of alarming.

For example, remember last week when he actually tweeted that the United States is “one of the least racist countries in the world”?

For real, that’s a thing he said. In 2017.

And then, in August, he made the unfortunate decision to bash Jazz Jennings, a fellow TLC reality star.

Jazz stars in a long-running show called I Am Jazz, which is all about her life as a 16-year-old transgender girl. She’s also an absolute doll.

But instead of being supportive of a co-worker, or, you know, instead of being a decent human being, Derick saw TLC tweet a promo for her show and decided to respond with the following:

“What an oxymoron… a ‘reality’ show which follows a non-reality. ‘Transgender’ is a myth. Gender is not fluid; it’s ordained by God.”

And then, when he started getting some criticism for that statement, he added “I want to be clear. I have nothing against him. I only have issue with the words and definitions being propagated here.”

Note the misgendering — Jazz is a “her.” not a “him,” and it would have taken literally nothing away from Derick to show her that little bit of respect.

But he didn’t because he’s awful, which is kind of the whole point we’re making here.

And now, two months after making those original statements against Jazz and the idea of being transgender in general, he’s doubling down on the awfulness.

Over the weekend, he retweeted a quote from Janice Raymond, a noted radical feminist activist who is also known to have extremely transphobic views.

“No one — women, men, children or transgender persons — should be subjected to any form of exploitation or targeted for discrimination,” the quote begins.

“Transsexual and transgendered persons are entitled to the same human and civil rights as others.”

The quote goes on to say that “Recognizing these rights, however, does not mean that we must accept that hormones and surgery transform men into women and women into men …”

“Or that persons who self-identify as members of the opposite sex, are what they subjectively claim to be.”

Derick retweeted all of that mess, and just in case he didn’t make himself clear, he also wrote “I agree with Janice Raymond on this.”

It’s just … why?

Even if he believes in these backwards views, and he’s made it very, very clear that he does, why does he feel the need to continue to talk about it?

It’s disrespectful, it’s cruel, and you know it’s got to be angering his employers.

His Twitter followers don’t get his game here, either.

“Derick, your ignorance is going to tweet yourself and your in laws out of a big TLC paycheck if you don’t just shut up,” one person advised him.

Another pointed out “The bible says thou shall not judge. Aren’t there much bigger things in life u should be preaching about? Did u feel good about hurting Jazz?”

One particularly sassy person turned Derick’s logic against him, asking “So you’d have no problem with me rejecting your subjective claims to be a good Christian, husband, father and overall decent human being?”

So Derick, your next step really isn’t that difficult …

Just shut up, OK?

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Richard Simmons To Appeal Ruling That Misidentifying Transgender People is NOT Defamation

Richard Simmons will appeal the devastating ruling on his transgender defamation lawsuit, TMZ has learned, and that could establish whether people are allowed to say someone’s gay or transgender without fear of lawsuit. Simmons’ lawyer, Neville…

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Richard Simmons Big Lawsuit Loss, Calling Someone Transgender Isn’t Defamatory

Richard Simmons just suffered a potentially devastating loss in his lawsuit against American Media — which claimed he was transitioning to a woman — because the judge just said calling someone transgender is NOT defamatory. The National Enquirer…

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Derick Dillard: SLAMMED on Twitter for Attacking Transgender Teen Girl Jazz Jennings!

Just yesterday we were wondering if Derick Dillard had come out in favor of LGBT rights after he liked a tweet. That would have made sense — there are plenty of Christian conservatives who’ve grown up with LGBT friends and don’t see a reason to discriminate.

Unfortunately, we now know with certainty that Derick Dillard is not one of those conservatives. Not at all.

Religious beliefs are one thing, but it takes a special kind of person to publicly put a 16-year-old girl on blast just for existing.

But that’s what Derick Dillard saw fit to do, proving that he never deserved to have the awesome hair that he lopped off in the first place.

TLC, the network that continues to give screen time to the horror show that is the Duggar clan, tweeted a promo for one of its shows.

This time, for a show that’s been running for years — I Am Jazz, which follows Jazz Jennings, a teenage girl who works as an advocate.

The series follows her life as a transgender teen and also a great deal of her advocacy.

Unfortunately, Derick Dillard saw fit to tweet about it, quoting TLC’s promo and adding his own commentary.

“What an oxymoron… a ‘reality’ show which follows a non-reality. ‘Transgender’ is a myth. Gender is not fluid; it’s ordained by God.”

Ugh.

In case we need to clarify this, trans folks are in fact real, and they’ve been around for as long as humanity has.

Unfortunately, that’s not all that Derick had to say, folks.

We guess that he couldn’t resist digging that hole this much deeper:

About a half hour later, Derick had started to notice backlash (we’ll get to the backlash in a moment) or maybe gotten cold feet about insulting a minor, so he tweeted again.

And … if anything, his second tweet made it worse.

“I want to be clear. I have nothing against him. I only have issue with the words and definitions being propagated here.”

Deliberately misgendering a transgender person is an act inextricably linked to the targeted violence that transgender folks, and particularly trans women, face on such a frequent basis.

That violence — that causes trans women to lose their lives, so often to men they trusted or even loved — is hateful and dehumanizing.

And so is the act of deliberately misgendering a trans woman.

But don’t worry — while Derick Dillard did, unfortunately, get a few supportive responses from fellow bigots, the vast majority of the replies to both tweets were in the form of total condemnation.

The first couple were just trying to correct him for misgendering Jazz.
“*Her. You wouldn’t like someone using the wrong pronoun with you. Please at least try and be respectful if you have nothing against her.”
That’s phrased like a friend would correct another friend, right?
Others were understandably more heated.
“I love the way you put ‘him’ just to put some extra disrespect and hate in your statement. Very godly.”
They’ve got a point.
And then replies started getting into the hypocrisy of the Duggars getting famous (and getting paid) thanks to reality television even when it’s part of everything that they condemn.
Not to mention the fact that I Am Jazz airs on the same network as Counting On.

“Bet y’all won’t leave your show. Y’all like that money way too much. Your ‘reality’ show skips around your bro in law touching his sisters.”

Oh, did you think that Josh Duggar wasn’t going to come up? He absolutely came up.

“Exactly, hypocrites! If it truly went against their beliefs they would walk away from TLC for supporting it. But $ $ speaks louder than God.”

And then:

“Haha, just like the ‘reality’ show about Godly people who molest their sisters & cheat on their wives. Oh wait…”

Others think that Derick Dillard biting the hand that feeds him should be a sign to TLC that they should, well, stop feeding the Duggars and supporting their lifestyle.

“@TLC Time to get rid of the Duggars for good!!!!”

They came after him specifically for going after Jazz Jennings — who, again, is only sixteen.

“Yes so much courage to attack a teenager from behind a computer screen….”

She’s probably heard everything you can imagine and worse before, because bigots are everywhere, but that doesn’t mean that more people should pile on.

And then came our favorite responses — where people went after Derick Dillard for his, um, shady missionary work.

Specifically, the fact that Derick and Jill asked for money from fans:

“And at least she isn’t pretending to be a missionary over seas leaching off donations and not providing an explanation of where they go.”

“Maybe you should quit TLC then. … But then you may have to get a job instead of selling out your children on tv or scamming fans to give you money for your fake mission trip.”

Sometimes, Twitter is a force for good.

We’re not sure why Derick decided to single out Jazz Jennings at this particular moment.

But we can’t help wondering if he felt a need to tweet that after seeing that fans had noticed that he’d liked a tweet that mentioned that a person shouldn’t be fired for being gay (or for being a Christian).

Was he trying to set the record straight and make sure that everyone knows that he’s firmly on the wrong side of history and morality?

Or did he feel some pressure, from within or from his extended family, to double down on hateful rhetoric to preserve the Duggar brand?

We just don’t know.

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