Joy Reid Dismisses Focus on the Gabby Petito Case, Calls it “Missing White Woman Syndrome”

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Joy Reid is one of the most disgusting people in all of television and media, and that’s saying quite a bit considering who she’s up against.

Reid may have just outdone even herself .

On Monday, Reid spoke about the Gabby Petito missing person case.

Reid criticized the nation’s focus on this tragic story because Gabby Petito is white.

Reid called the public response to this case “missing white woman syndrome.”

Of course she made it about race…

Joy Reid is a gross human being, if she’s even human at all.

Here’s the latest on Reid’s comments from our friends at the Daily Wire:

MSNBC host Joy Reid suggested on Monday that the reason that people care about the disappearance of 22-year-old Gabby Petito is because they are suffering from “missing white woman syndrome.”

“If you’ve been watching the news for the past few days or on Twitter or Tik Tok, you’re probably familiar with the name Gabby Petito,” she began. “The 22 year old aspiring social media influencer, who was reported missing after her fiancé returned from their van life excursion without her.”

“Now it goes without saying that no family should ever have to endure that kind of pain, and the Petito family certainly deserve answers and justice. But the way this story has captivated the nation has many wondering, why not the same media attention when people of color go missing?” Reid asked. “Well, the answer actually has a name, ‘missing white woman syndrome,’ the term coined by the late and great Gwen Ifill, to describe the media and public fascination with missing white women like Laci Peterson or Natalee Holloway, while ignoring cases involving missing people of color.”

Fox News with more on Reid’s dismissal of this case due to the victim’s race:

MSNBC has extensively covered the case and its website Monday morning prominently featured an opinion piece on the missing woman.

Reid spent the remainder of the segment discussing multiple instances of missing Black and Native American individuals she claimed to have never heard about in the same way as the Petito case.

She also cited statistics from the Black and Missing Foundation that suggested the disparity in media coverage between missing White women and non-White women was attributed to missing minorities often being classified as runaways, minority adults being labeled as associated with crime, and that minorities are dismissed because it’s believed they live most of their lives with poverty and crime as a regular part of their lives.

Reid ended the segment by suggesting that missing women of color weren’t noticed as much because they didn’t look like the daughters or granddaughters of newsroom executives, alluding to one of her guest’s earlier claims on the show that stories on missing non-White women weren’t sensational enough for the White, middle-aged males leading newsrooms.

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