ESPN’s Anti-Trumper Jemele Hill Suspended After Calling for an NFL Boycott?


ESPN host Jemele Hill, who was not suspended for calling the President a “white supremacist”, has been suspended for two weeks, according to Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch.

“Oppressed” host of ESPN

It was her second violation of the social media policy and this is the one they didn’t like. She is the host of the 6 p.m. SportsCenter.

Most believe the suspension was because of her tweeting about Dallas Cowboys’ owner Jerry Jones, who said his players would be benched if they kneeled for the national anthem. Hill suggested people boycott Jones and the NFL’s sponsors, many of which are sponsors of ESPN.

ESPN has released a statement on the suspension:

“Jemele Hill has been suspended for two weeks for a second violation of our social media guidelines. She previously acknowledged letting her colleagues and company down with an impulsive tweet. In the aftermath, all employees were reminded of how individual tweets may reflect negatively on ESPN and that such actions would have consequences. Hence this decision.”

Hill suggested a boycott of Jerry Jones’ sponsors after Jones told his team if they kneel during the Anthem, he will bench them.

“If there’s anything that is disrespectful to the flag, then we will not play,” Jones said after the Cowboys’ 35-31 loss to the Packers. “Understand? We will not … if we are disrespecting the flag, then we will not play. Period.”

No Cowboy has kneeled yet.

We are shocked that the suits didn’t give her an award for that.

She walked back her comments in a tweet.

Next up are her original tweets although it’s not all of them. There are many more. You be the judge.

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