ESPN's Jemele Hill: Tweet calling Trump white supremacist expressed 'personal beliefs'

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On Tuesday, ESPN publicly reprimanded Hill and apologized for her comments in a statement posted on Twitter.

She co-hosts the 6 p.m. weekday SportsCenter with Michael Smith.

"My comments on Twitter expressed my personal beliefs", she wrote. "My regret is that my comments and the public way that I made them painted ESPN in an unfair light".

But hey, I'm glad she has respect for ESPN and her colleagues.

But ESPN, already annoyingly self-conscious about being branded liberal, might take further disciplinary action against Hill to appease a demographic of feckless racist fuckboys who'll never be satisfied.

"We have addressed this with Jemele and she recognizes her actions were inappropriate", ESPN said.

McHenry was laid off from ESPN this past spring, but she believes that had she even "favorited" a Tweet that wasn't complimentary to former President Barack Obama, she would have been cut from the company.

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ESPN accepted the apology in a statement obtained by CNN.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders condemned Hill from the podium Tuesday, calling it a "fireable offense". Did Jemele Hill claim that ESPN's rise to stardom and power was due to the ascendancy of white supremacy?

Kaepernick, who remains unsigned after opting out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers, received plenty of criticism - and support - after kneeling during the national anthem before games last season to protest police brutality.

Some Trump critics said they were disturbed by Sanders' talk of a "fireable offense". "I think that's where we need to be focused - not on outrageous statements like that one".

To back up his claim, Travis pointed out that when former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka criticized Obama and announced his support for Trump, he was sacked from ESPN.

Among them was Jelani Cobb of The New Yorker.

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