Dwyane Wade has finally reacted to Donald Trump invoking the shooting death of his cousin Nykea Aldridge to declare that he will get lots of black support.
In case you need a refresher, here’s Trump’s tweet:
Dwyane Wade's cousin was just shot and killed walking her baby in Chicago. Just what I have been saying. African-Americans will VOTE TRUMP!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 27, 2016
ABC’s George Stephanopoulos asked the NBA player for his response, and Wade said he “was kind of conflicted.”
— ABC News (@ABC) September 1, 2016
He said, “I was grateful that it started a conversation, but on the other hand, it was just a bad taste in my mouth.”
Wade made it clear he wasn’t pleased that his cousin’s death was “being used as a political game.”
Watch above, via ABC.
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