ESPN suspends columnist HillBy Jessica Heslam | Wednesday, June 18, 2008 | http://www.bostonherald.com | Boston CelticsESPN.com columnist Jemele Hill was suspended yesterday after sparking outrage by comparing rooting for the Boston Celtics [team stats] to Adolf Hitler and nuclear war.“Jemele has been relieved of her writing and on-air responsibilities for a period of time to reflect on the impact of her words,” ESPN spokesman Paul Melvin said in an e-mailed statement yesterday.Yesterday, Hill amplified on her earlier apology for writing, “Rooting for the Celtics is like saying Hitler was a victim. It’s like hoping Gorbachev would get to the blinking red button before Reagan.”“In expressing my passion for the NBA and my hometown of Detroit I showed very poor judgment in the words I used,”
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At Jun 20, 2008, 10:24:00 AM, Anonymous said…
She still kind of ethered you bro on the whole Darrent Williams thing.
At Jun 20, 2008, 1:09:00 PM, reallydough said…
lol @ this broad but she still remains FAMOUS for her etheration of you back in the XXL days
At Jun 21, 2008, 6:44:00 PM, J. Ray said…
Sick, you're my dude but Jemele ripped you apart on both of these man.
At Jun 21, 2008, 7:39:00 PM, Dart Adams said…
Fuck a Jamelle Hill.One.
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