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‘Media Whore’: Fox Sports’ Mike Hill Blasts Colleague Jason Whitlock Over Widely Panned Race Take

Jason Whitlock of Fox Sports took a great deal of criticism Thursday and Friday for his stance on LeBron James and racism. And one of his strongest critics, it turned out, was his own colleague.

Thursday on The Herd, Whitlock offered this take about racism’s effect on wealthy people, in the wake of news surfacing that a racial slur was spray painted on the front gate of LeBron James‘ Los Angeles home:

“Racism is an issue in America, but is primarily an issue for the poor. It’s not LeBron James’ issue,” Whitlock said. “He has removed himself from the damages and the ravages of real racism.”

Mike Hill, a Fox Sports colleague, fired off a lengthy tweetstorm denouncing Whitlock’s comments.

Whitlock has not yet responded directly to Hill, but has defended his comments on Twitter:

Watch above, via Fox Sports 1.

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