A new report has just poured gasoline on the fiery legal battle between The Blaze founder Glenn Beck and firebrand commentator Tomi Lahren.
The Daily Caller reports that "several sources with direct knowledge of the situation” revealed that the deposed BlazeTV host was a diva who treated her co-workers with contempt and conducted her professional life with few ethics:
“Lahren ... treated staffers and floor workers with contempt and disdain, seemed to enjoy provoking her colleagues and ultimately appeared to care more about causing controversy — whether good or bad — than she cared about being honest, sources said.
One of the biggest problems with Lahren, sources said, was that she didn’t seem to care what people were saying about her as much as she cared that they were talking about her. “At least they’re talking about me,” sources quoted her as regularly saying.
Lahren didn’t respond to The Daily Caller’s request for comment because both sides have agreed not to disparage each other.
But that didn’t stop some anonymous BlazeTV employees from dishing dirt, including that she had staffers heat up her “butt warming pad”:
Lahren demanded staffers heat up her “butt warming pad” in the microwave before every show, those sources said. “She expected to be treated like a queen,” one source said, referring to Lahren’s butt pad demands as “dehumanizing” to her staff, adding: “To demand they warm your butt pad is absurd.”
Lahren’s fall from grace with BlazeTV began well before the 24-year-old host’s appearance on “The View,” in which she called abortion opponents “hypocrites”. The DC reports that that appearance was the last in an entire bale full of straws:
She often butted heads with other BlazeTV personalities and seemed jealous when others received public attention. Lahren seemed to especially dislike BlazeTV host Dana Loesch, and would avoid her at all costs — even refusing to enter the makeup room if Loesch was present. Loesch declined to comment for this story.
Lahren and another popular BlazeTV host, Lawrence Jones, often butted heads as well. After the Dallas police shooting last summer, Lahren compared Black Lives Matter to the KKK, writing on Twitter: “Meet the new KKK, they call themselves ‘Black Lives Matter’ but make no mistake their goals are far from equality.”
A former co-worker of Lahren’s confirmed to Independent Journal Review that Lahren’s always had issues with people she works with:
“She doesn’t know the difference between fame and infamy and that’s a problem. I don’t feel bad for her. She’s a troublemaker and has a bad attitude. Glenn Beck was probably embarrassed by her. She complains about people playing a victim when she’s doing it right now.”
A recent Instagram post featured a photo of Lahren doing an interview on ABC’s “Nightline,” in which she begged Beck to “please let me go”:
Lahren asked Beck to let her out of her contract.
It was previously reported that although her show has been canceled and her dressing room has been covered with ‘caution’ tape, Lahren was still being paid through the end of her contract in September.
But any legal battle can be frightening, and a somber looking Lahren, sporting a Tony Romo t-shirt in a recent Instagram, seemed to indicate that she was feeling the pressure:
“The OG #9 taught me how to put a game face on through hard times.”
Both Lahren and the former Dallas Cowboy’s quarterback Tony Romo have both been ‘future endeavored’ by their respective employers.
While she’s trying to sort out her professional life, Lahren announced “I’m back!” in one of her standard rants on Facebook. It's already received six million views:
She may be back on Facebook, but with all the diva dishing going on, she may find it a little harder to find a TV gig the next time.
One commenter on Lahren's Facebook page wryly observed that he heard Fox News was hiring.