Fox Business Reporter Goes After ‘Fat Slob’ At CNBC In Harsh Twitter Rant

If you come at Fox Business Network host Charlie Gasparino, be prepared for an onslaught of really mean tweets.

Ron Insana, a contributor at CNBC, found that out on Friday after he had the temerity to quibble with an advertisement for Gasparino that someone posted on Twitter.

“Charlie breaks it! Others follow,” read the ad, which showed Gasparino holding a photoshopped sledgehammer.

In response, Insana tweeted: “David Faber breaks news … ALL others follow!”

Faber is a fellow CNBC personality.

Offended that someone would dare to question his status, Gasparino responded by calling Insana fat.

Insana protested the insult, pointing out that he’s shed 30 pounds. But that didn’t matter. Ron Insana will always be a “fat slob” to Charlie Gasparino.

Insana managed to land a punch himself, likening Gasparino’s program to “the sound of one hand clapping.”

But this quarrel was mostly a one-sided affair. Gasparino continued his insults before pausing mid-rant for a live appearance on Fox Business Network, where he practically forced his colleague to talk about his feud with Insana.

“Don’t you want to talk about my Twitter war?” Gasparino asked Fox Business anchor Liz Claman. “An old colleague of mine, this guy Ron Insana, he doesn’t like the fact that they’re doing this advertising about me and he suggested — I mean, made all these nasty comments… Listen, I think, this is just my opinion, he’s one of the more unctuous human beings and people I’ve met in journalism.”

When Claman asked why Gasparino was “being mean,” he took exception.

“No, I’m not being mean. He was mean to me,” Gasparino said. “He didn’t like the advertising. He’s jealous of Fox Business. He’s jealous of what we do here.”

“And I will say this,” Gasparino continued. “I have left him in the dust, the disgusting slob that he is, I’ve left David Faber and all of them. I do every day. I break news, and I will scrape him off my shoe any time, any day.”

After that, Gasparino returned to Twitter to call Insana “a putrid balding disgusting fat-cat boot licking sycophantic douche” and a “friggen loser.”

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