Jemele Hill Didn't Lie When She Slammed Trump As A White Supremacist

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Jemele Hill slammed President Donald Trump, calling the president a "white supremacist." The channel disowned her views.

UPDATE: President Donald Trump has finally responded to comments ESPN host Jemele Hill made about him being a white supremacist earlier this week.

While he didn't call for Hill to be fired like his press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders; he took to Twitter to demand that ESPN "apologize for untruth" after making the bold claim that people are "dumping" the network in "record numbers." 

But the gag is that there is nothing to apologize for because no alternative facts were detected in Hill's tweets; Trump is, indeed, a white supremacist.


UPDATE: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders offered her two cents on the controversy surrounding Jemele Hill's remarks about President Donald Trump. 

After being asked during a press briefing if Trump had any reaction to being called a white supremacist by Hill, Sanders replied, "I'm not sure if he's aware [of the tweets] but I think that's one of the more outrageous comments that anyone could make, and certainly something that I think is a fireable offense by ESPN."

The reaction to Sanders using the White House podium to, essentially, call for the termination of a citizen ranged from outrage to disbelief.  

Sorry, Sanders, but Hill using her platform to speak out against the racism and bigotry being perpetuated by the president of the United States is not, and should not, be considered a "fireable offense."  


ESPN host Jemele Hill didn't mince words while calling out President Donald Trump's bigotry.

However, her employer immediately disowned her views.

It all started with an article about Kid Rock (aka Robert Ritchie) accusing the media of wrongfully calling him a racist. Rock, who is running for U.S. Senate, wrote how “loves black people” and accused the “extreme left” of “trying to use the old confederate flag BS” to label him a racist on Facebook.

Hill couldn’t stand the hypocrisy and slammed Rock on Twitter.

The 11-year ESPN veteran denounced Rock’s claims, arguing he can’t defend black people using a flag that dehumanizes them.

The heated debate soon shifted toward Trump, and Hill called out the commander-in-chief as a "white supremacist."

The 41-year-old pointed out Trump’s hideous response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, where he claimed "both sides" were to blame for the violence.

Hill also openly informed the world that she didn’t accept Trump as her leader.

Although Hill’s message received lots of agreement on Twitter, it also received some negative comments, leading ESPN to disavow her statement.

 

 The network claims they’ve discussed the matter with Hill, who apparently recognizes her mistake.

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