The gloves have come off for Kimberly Guilfoyle when it comes to talking about her ex-husband Gavin Newsom and their political differences, with the pro-Trump pundit blasting the Democratic governor this week for his leadership of California and for failing to publicly discuss his business ties to the Silicon Valley Bank.
In Thursday’s episode of her online “The Kimberly Guilfoyle Show,” Guilfoyle also strongly suggested that she supported the 2021 recall election against Newsom and cracked a joke about one of his biggest political embarrassments — being caught dining maskless at The French Laundry in November 2020, just after he urged Californians to stay in lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and his wife Kimberly Guilfoyle Newsom attend the GQ party in his honor July 27, 2004 at The Federalist Restaurant in Boston, Massachusetts. The event was one of many social events being held during the Democratic National Convention. (Photo by Michael Springer/Getty Images)
Guilfoyle began her show with a rant against what she called the Democrats’ far-left agenda, claiming it had turned California into “a nightmare” — “unlivable, unaffordable and unsafe.” She talked about how San Francisco and Los Angeles have been overrun with homeless people, making the sidewalks “toilets” and creating images that could come out of a post-apocalyptic zombie movie.
“All that’s happened under the one-party Democratic rule in Sacramento and under the reign of Gov. Gavin Newsom,” Guilfoyle said.
Guilfoyle and Newsom were married from 2001 to 2006. During that time she was first lady of San Francisco, a well-known prosecutor and part of an up-and-coming progressive power couple, at one point labeled “The New Kennedys.”
Things apparently changed when she moved to New York City to work in TV and eventually became a host at Fox News. Guilfoyle is now engaged to Donald Trump Jr., the oldest son of President Donald Trump. On her show, Guilfoyle talked about happily relocating to Florida. She’s also become a divisive figure in U.S. politics, because of her support for Trump’s debunked claims of election fraud during the 2020 election and because of reports alleging that she was fired from Fox News over sexually inappropriate behavior around co-workers.
On her show, Guilfoyle indicated that she hasn’t backed down on Trump’s view that the 2020 election was stolen from him and that he truly belongs in the White House. She also presented a dark view of her home state, saying, “Hard-working, middle-class families are saying good by to the palm trees, the weather. It’s become too expensive, too unsafe and too unbearable. Across the state, homelessness has spiraled completely out of control.”
“All this raises the question: Can California ever be golden again?” said Guilfoyle, a native of San Francisco.
In a conversation with conservative political commentator Dave Rubin, Guilfoyle praised him for campaigning to recall her ex-husband. She also expressed dismay over Newsom’s recent handling of the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank. She cited reports, originally from The Intercept, that Newsom lobbied the White House and the Treasury Department about the bank’s …read more
Source:: The Mercury News – Entertainment