DETROIT (WWJ) – In a twitter storm that began with a comment about Kid Rock pandering to racists — ESPN’s Jemele Hill went deep into hot water politics.
Calling President Trump a “white supremacist,” Hill, who is the co-host of the 6 p.m. edition of the SportsCenter, had ESPN executives scrambling to address the calls for her firing.
In a twitter reply Hill tweeted “Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists.”
The post garnered about 2,500 retweets and almost 2,000 comments — both in support of her statement and against.
ESPN released a statement about Hill’s tweets saying that they do not represent the position of ESPN: