For some reason, there’s been a lot renewed interest in this; I figured I’d post it again.
The great Keith Olbermann hosted Joel Mchale recently to talk about Laura Ingraham’s “Plus Size” comment. Olbermann reported that while on her death bed, Ingraham’s mother asked her, “Laura, why are you so bossy?” McHale and Olbermann mocked the situation. Mchale said, “What a thing to say at the eulogy.” Below is the transcript.
OLBERMANN: I was just thinking also one thing about Laura Ingram getting involved. I think this is fairly well known, although it‘s been broadcast before, she once actually volunteered this information that on her death bed, her mother said—her last words from her mother, a very poignant moment in most people‘s lives, were “Laura, why are you so bossy?” I‘m not making this up.
OLBERMANN: I‘m quoting her. This sort of summarized this. Why did she step in if Coulter didn‘t even respond?
MCHALE: That‘s a good question. I mean, Seacrest—I say the same thing to Seacrest all of the time, why you are being so bossy? That‘s incredible and I would like to talk to her mom.
OLBERMANN: Well, you can‘t because she passed away.
MCHALE: I‘ll get the Ouji Board.
OLBERMANN: Dying words. By the way, if those were the dying words, why would you admit that. Nobody is going to check. You‘re a wonderful daughter.
MCHALE: That would be a weird thing to say at the eulogy, like, and her last words to me were
It goes to show you, Laura, when you make fun of people, this is what happens. Olbermann could literally destroy Ingraham if he wanted to; he knows so much about her.