Erin Moran's brother blasts Scott Baio: 'Scumbag coward piece of sh-t!'


Erin Moran's brother has taken to social media to slam his sister's former "Happy Days" costar Scott Baio after the actor made comments falsely suggesting that "drugs or drink" may have played a role in her death.

"Get on your knees and pray I never run into you," Tony Moran tweeted on Tuesday.

In another tweet, Moran alleged that Baio's wife contacted him to apologize on her husband's behalf instead of picking up the phone himself.


Also on Tuesday, Tony Moran went on Facebook to give Baio a piece of his mind, explaining that Baio and Erin Moran had a "very very brief fling" but she dumped him because he was "more like a lil girl and not a man" and because she told him he was "tiny."

In a follow-up Facebook post, he further elaborated on Baio's wife calling him to apologize instead of Baio himself.

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Actress Erin Moran poses for a portrait in circa 1980. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
American actors Erin Moran and Scott Baio hold each other in a publicity still for the television show 'Joanie Loves Chachi,' in which they play the title characters, 1982. (Photo by Fotos International/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 30: Actor Scott Baio and Actress Erin Moran attending 39th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 30, 1982 at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Betty Galella/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 30: Actor Scott Baio and actress Erin Moran attend the 39th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 30, 1982 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Betty Galella/WireImage)
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 25: Actress Erin Moran and Scott Baio attending 1982 American Image Awards on October 25, 1982 at Sheraton Center in New York City, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
American actors Erin Moran, wearing a wedding dress, and Scott Baio, wearing a tuxedo, pose at an altar in a promotional portrait from the TV program 'Happy Days.' Their characters Joanie and Chachi were married during the show's final season. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Actress Erin Moran attends 17th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 29, 1982 at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES - JUNE 7: Actress Pat Klous and actress Erin Moran attend K-Earth 101.1 FM Radio Station Celebrity Charity Basketball Game on June 7, 1986 at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Erin Moran attends the premiere of The Evening Star on December 13, 1996 at Mann National Theater in Westwood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Erin Moran and Steve Fleischman attend Ringling Brothers Circus Variety Club Children's Benefit on August 7, 1997 at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Erin Moran attends American Image Awards on October 25, 1982 at the Sheraton Center in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Actress Erin Moran attends Benefit Basketball Game on June 7, 1986 at the Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Erin Moran attends Third Annual Connie Stevens Celebrity Fashion Show on June 8, 1986 at the Ambassador Hotel in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
391064 10: Actress Erin Moran attends the Hollywood Collectors & Celebrities Show June 23, 2001 at Beverly Garland''s Holiday Inn in North Hollywood, CA. (Photo by Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 14: Actress Erin Moran attends a launch party for DeeDee Bigelow's episode on Surreal Life at Mood supperclub on March 14, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Chad Buchanan/Getty Images)
Actress Erin Moran attends Night of 100 Stars Gala on November 2, 1983 at the Bel Air Hotel in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 6: (L-R) Actresses Erin Moran, Marion Ross, Cloris Leachman and Holland Taylor attend 'A Mother's Day Salute to TV Moms' at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences May 6, 2008 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 6: Actress Erin Moran (R) and her husband Steven Fleischmann attend 'A Mother's Day Salute to TV Moms' at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences May 6, 2008 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 6: Actress Erin Moran attends 'A Mother's Day Salute to TV Moms' at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences May 6, 2008 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - SEPTEMBER 24: Actress Erin Moran arrives at the Fox Reality Channel Really Awards at the Avalon Hollywood club September 24, 2008 in Hollywood California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: Actress Erin Moran and guest attend the FOX Reality Channel Really Awards on September 24, 2008 at the Avalon Hollywood club in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Getty Images for FOX)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 23: Actress Erin Moran at the 4th Annual LA Jewish Film Festival Opening Night Gala Event at the Writer's Guild Theater on April 23, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amy Graves/WireImage)
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 18: Actress Erin Moran arrives at the Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences' 'Father's Day Salute To TV Dads' on June 18, 2009 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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"F—- coward! I've never met her," he wrote. "I do know the scumbag piece of s— Scott Baio tho. He was a piece of s— back then and still is. He had his wife contact me! Very apologetic and s—. Doesn't surprise me. It's too late you motherf—- pieces of s—! Go back under the rock you crawled out from under. There isn't one word I want to hear you speak. Makes me sick to my stomach."

On Monday, Baio told WABC radio, "For me, you do drugs or drink, you're gonna die," but the official cause of death was later confirmed on Monday as "complications of stage 4 cancer."

The 56-year-old actor also said he was a "little shocked but not completely shocked that this happened" after news broke Saturday that Moran had died in her in Indiana home at the age of 56.

However, on Tuesday, the actor, who starred opposite Moran on spinoff hit "Joanie Loves Chachi" as well, backtracked on his comments, saying that he now truly understands "the meaning of 'Fake News.'"

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UNITED STATES - JULY 18: Actor Scott Baio speaks at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio on Monday, July 18, 2016. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 18: Scott Baio performs a mic test before the start of the evening session on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicks off on July 18. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
WOODLAND HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 21: Actor Scott Baio with his wife Renee Sloan and daughter Bailey Baio attend the Scott Baio 1st annual charity golf tournament benefiting The Bailey Baio Angel Foundation at Woodland Hills Country Club on September 21, 2015 in Woodland Hills, California. (Photo by Lilly Lawrence/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 06: Actor Scott Baio attends KIIS FM's Jingle Ball at Staples Center on December 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 23: Actor Scott Baio (C) with Renee Sloan (L) and daughter Bailey (R) arrive at Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards at USC Galen Center on March 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Actors Scott Baio and Ryan Newman arrive at Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards at USC Galen Center. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 27: Actor Scott Baio visits the SiriusXM Studios on February 27, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 17: Actor Scott Baio arrives at the TeenNick HALO Awards at The Hollywood Palladium on November 17, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 17: (L-R) Actors Mark Curry, Ramy Youssef and Scott Baio attend Nickelodeon's 2012 TeenNick HALO Awards at Hollywood Palladium on November 17, 2012 in Hollywood, California. The show premieres on Monday, November 19th, 8:00p.m. (ET) on Nick at Nite. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images For Nickelodeon)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 17: (L-R) Actors Ramy Youssef, Alanna Ubach, Scott Baio, Ryan Newman and Jackson Brundage arrive at Nickelodeon's 2012 TeenNick HALO Awards at Hollywood Palladium on November 17, 2012 in Hollywood, California. The show premieres on Monday, November 19th, 8:00p.m. (ET) on Nick at Nite. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images For Nickelodeon)
LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL -12/6/12 - Scott Baio appears on the newly-rechristened syndicated talk show, LIVE with Kelly and Michael,' distributed by Disney-ABC Domestic Television.(Photo by David Steele/ABC via Getty Images) SCOTT BAIO, KELLY RIPA, MICHAEL STRAHAN
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Episode 832 -- Pictured: (l-r) Andy Cohen, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Scott Baio -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 31: Scott Baio attends the 2012 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards at Galen Center on March 31, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Kathie Lee Gifford, Scott Baio and Hoda Kotb appear on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
Actor Scott Baio abd family Renee Sloan and daughter Bailey DeLuca Baio arrives at Giggles 'N' Hugs opening party at Westfield Century City Mall on December 3, 2010 in Century City, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 07: Actor Scott Baio (R) and wife Renee Sloan arrive at the 20th Annual Night of 100 Stars Awards Gala at Beverly Hills Hotel on March 7, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/FilmMagic)
(L-R) TV personalities Scott Bao and Scott Baio visit with hosts Rosanna Scotto and Greg Kelly on FOX's 'Good Day New York' at FOX studios on January 22, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Charles Eshelman/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 17 *** EXCLUSIVE ***: Renee Sloan, actor Scott Baio, Bailey Baio and Kalyn Sloan attend the Children's Hospital Los Angeles Benefit 'The Bash' at Crustacean on May 17, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Tiffany Rose/WireImage)
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"I was asked ONLY about Erin's troubled past due to drug & alcohol abuse," he wrote on Facebook on Monday. "I was still upset and said I felt that living that kind of a lifestyle will catch up with you and nothing good would come of it. THIS WAS BEFORE THE CAUSE OF DEATH WAS ANNOUNCED STATING STAGE 4 CANCER."

He also said that the media wants to "paint a different picture of me and what really happened," and begged people to "stop assuming the worse in me."

A representative for Baio has not yet responded to TheWrap's request for comment.

See Tony Moran's Facebook posts below.

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