Charlamagne Tha God, Gabrielle Union Support ESPN’s Jemele Hill During Trump Backlash
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On Monday night, outspoken ESPN SportsCenter co–host Jemele Hill called Donald Trump a white supremacist and bigot who emboldens other white supremacists. She also said he’s unqualified to be president.
While it was difficult to find the lie in Hill’s comments, particularly after Trump’s infuriating response to neo-Nazi terrorism in Charlottesville, in which he blamed “both sides” for the terrorist act, ESPN didn’t think so.
In fact, the network issued an apology for Hill’s tweets yesterday, and “addressed” it with her, saying she recognizes her “actions were inappropriate.”
ESPN Statement on Jemele Hill: