ESPN host Jemele Hill is still feeling the heat from the fallout over her Twitter comments earlier this month in which he referred to Donald Trump as a white supremacist. On Wednesday, she opened up about feeling like she let her colleagues down.
“I had not felt that way since … until two weeks ago when I was sitting in ESPN president John Skipper’s office having the most difficult conversation of my career,”
She wrote for the Undefeated that “It was the first time I had ever cried in a meeting. I didn’t cry because Skipper was mean or rude to me. I cried because I felt I had let him and my colleagues down.”
“Since my tweets criticizing President Donald Trump exploded into a national story, the most difficult part for me has been watching ESPN become a punching bag and seeing a dumb narrative kept alive about the company’s political leanings. . .
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