Breaking news
A Rowdy, Raw Evening With Sean Hannity At CPAC -
No One On Tonight's 'Jeopardy!' Knew Kendrick Lamar -
ICYMI: Kim Kardashian Is Hopping On The This Is Us Wagoneer -

 

ESPN's Jemele Hill Responds After White House Criticism of "Trump is A White Supremacist" Comments

 

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders had said Hill's comments were a "fireable offense."

ESPN Sportscenter host Jemele Hill addressed the growing controversy of her comment describing President Donald Trump as a "white supremacist."

ESPN had distanced themselves from Hill's Tuesday tweet storm in which she described Trump as a "bigot," "ignorant" and a "white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself with other white supremacists." However, the issue became a hot topic again on Wednesday at the White House daily briefing when Press Sec. Sarah Huckabee Sanders suggested Hill's comments were "outrageous" and a "fireable offense."  

Sanders' comments led to a storm of renewed media scrutiny and Hill responded late on Wednesday, tweeting a short statement: 

"My comments on Twitter expressed my personal beliefs. My regret is that my comments and the public way I made them painted ESPN in unfair light. My respect for the company and my colleagues remains unconditional." 

We thank you for your visit and this news was published from the source hollwood robert hollwood robert

 

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

NEXT Gaumont to Open U.K. TV Production Division

Author Information