Perennial runner-up Clay Aiken proved today that, along with having a nasty habit of placing second he has a surprising lack of class. As reported in The Hill Aiken was on the Howard Stern show and got personal about Renee Ellmers who kicked his butt when he tried to run for congress.
Aiken appeared on Howard Stern’s SiriusXM radio show on Monday to promote his Esquire Network docu-series “The Runner-Up,” which follows his failed congressional campaign.
“She’s an idiot,” Aiken said of the 51-year-old lawmaker, “And I think her self-esteem is just in the floor, under the floor.”
Not reported in The Hill was Later in the interview, Stern brought up how it’s sometimes difficult
for men to run against women, noting how Rick Lazio was considered too aggressive when he ran for a Senate seat in New York against Hillary Clinton. “We talked about that this year during my campaign, because there was concern during the debate that I would come across as condescending which, if you watched the debate, couldn’t be further from the truth. She was a condescending old snatch.”
An Ellmers spokeswoman said the insults help Aiken live up to the name of his show.
“Mr. Aiken’s crude language and disrespectful demeanor towards the Congresswoman has proven to the American people why he is a runner up,” Blair Ellis told ITK.
Runner up is too nice of a phrase. The truth is runner up is just a pleasant way of saying “number one loser.” That is a more apt description of Clay Aiken, he is nothing but a big classless loser.