Every bit as loathsome as you've heard, Breitbart editor and professional child Milo Yiannopoulos made the most of his appearance on last night's HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher.
Although he only did the one-on-one segment near the beginning of the show with Maher, he did join the panel for the online post-show segment.
And that's where things got rocky.
Yiannopoulos was defending his past remarks about transgender people and Larry Wilmore got heated with him over that, saying similar discriminatory remarks have been made against gay people.
But things got personal when Yiannopoulos told Maher he needs to start “inviting higher IQ guests” on the show. Wilmore told him, “You can go fuck yourself.”
He went off on Yiannopoulos and told him “go fuck yourself” again for trolling Leslie Jones over Ghostbusters.
The surprise of the evening was Maher treating Yiannopolous with such kid gloves.
One example - the exchange in this segment, when the icky Milo says of transgender people:
Yiannopolous: "I think women and girls should be protected from having men who are confused about their sexual identities from their bathrooms.”
Maher: “That’s not unreasonable.”
Women and children are in no danger of transgender folks wanting to use the bathroom. Maher's agreement was a bit chilling.
Milo really is rather infantile, and lashes out just to get a response or attention. It's his own form of self-entertainment.
Earlier in the show, Maher asked him about rumors that he doesn't hire gay people. This was his reply:
“Oh, no! You can’t trust them to show up to work on time. Too much drugs, too much sex, they’re always making excuses,” said Yiannopoulos, inspiring boos from the audience. He then turned to the audience and giggled: “I’m just kidding. You’re easy. You’re very easy. Very easily triggered. It’s pathetic.”
And his body language is oddly telling. He frequently drops his chin and looks through his eye brows when addressing people. According to body language experts, "A lowered head covers the neck with the chin and hence can be a defensive posture that can occur as a result of any perceived threat (not just physical threat). It can also be a sign of defiance or caution, for example when showing respect to an enemy ('You are strong and I do not trust you')."