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ESPN calls Jemele Hill’s Trump comments ‘inappropriate’

ESPN calls Jemele Hill’s Trump comments ‘inappropriate’
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September 13
02:392017

Jemele Hill, a Michigan State alum and former Detroit Free Press sportswriter, currently is a co-anchor on the 6 p.m. “SportsCenter,” along with Michael Smith.

(Photo: Getty Images)ESPN personality and Detroit native Jemele Hill is drawing criticism for calling President Trump “a white supremacist” in a Twitter post Monday.ESPN issued a statement Tuesday, distancing itself from Hill’s comments.

“The comments on Twitter from Jemele Hill regarding the President do not represent the position of ESPN,” the network said in a statement.

Hill, a Michigan State alum and former Detroit Free Press sportswriter, currently is a co-anchor on the 6 p.m. “SportsCenter,” along with Michael Smith.Hill made the comments on Twitter on Monday, Sept. 11, in an interaction with a Twitter follower.

ESPN allows employees to discuss politics, but said those who cover “hard news” should

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