Jemele Hill Reflects on Her Battle with Trump
The ESPN anchor opens up about her crazy 2017.
The past several months of Jemele Hill’s career couldn’t have possibly been predicted, and the ESPN anchor discussed her surreal back-and-forth with Trump on a recent Sports Illustrated Media Podcast. Hill stood by her past statements calling Trump a white supremacist, but said that she now thinks Twitter is not the best place for communicating beliefs. “I don’t regret what I said or even the language that I used. It’s just the where. I think the where is problematic,” Hill said on the podcast. She also discussed receiving support out of nowhere from a stranger: Kevin Durant. Though the two do not know each other, Hill said Durant sent her a direct message during the Trump saga saying he admired her actions.
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