Live update error that I can't find reference

The error that I am getting is below

Unable to update live reload: Error: Invalid protocol: proxy.example.com:

I am not sure why this is happening.

I am currently running 9.1 iOS.

Ionic version is 1.7.12

Any suggestion would be appreciated.

Cordova CLI: 5.4.1
Gulp version: CLI version 3.9.0
Gulp local: Local version 3.9.0
Ionic Version: 1.0.1
Ionic CLI Version: 1.7.12
Ionic App Lib Version: 0.6.5
ios-deploy version: 1.8.3
ios-sim version: 5.0.4
OS: Mac OS X El Capitan
Node Version: v0.12.7
Xcode version: Xcode 7.1.1 Build version 7B1005

unset HTTP_PROXY and unset HTTPS_PROXY
fixed it