Ex-ESPN Anchor Britt McHenry Suggests Network Let Her Go For Being ‘Openly Conservative’

Former ESPN reporter Britt McHenry, who was recently let go as part of a mass layoff at the network, suggested that her conservative politics may have been at least part of the reason ESPN severed ties.

In a deleted Tweet screengrabbed by the Daily Mail, McHenry replied to a Tweet of an article which argues that ESPN has a liberal bias (a claim the network disputes).

“I mean I’ve been openly conservative…look how that ended up,” McHenry wrote.

McHenry deleted that Tweet but added these two:

The former ESPN reporter made national news for a vile rant against a parking attendant which was caught on tape.

“I’m in the news, sweetheart, I will f*cking sue this place,” she said.

McHenry, however, retained her job despite the incident and worked another year for ESPN before being let go.

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