Metta World Peace: Racism Is ‘Mental Health Issue,’ Sterling Can Be Healed

NBA player Metta World Peace weighed in on the Donald Sterling outcry on Fox News Monday, telling Greta Van Susteren that he believes racism is a “mental health issue” and Sterling can be “healed,” so he should seek treatment and get help immediately.

World Peace argued that the Clippers should just proceed as normal and “go out and win the championship” instead of grinding things to a halt until Sterling goes. He advised that no one should be going after Sterling’s hate with more hate.

World Peace said, “Just let him go get help and, you know, become un-racist.” Van Susteren asked, “You think he can heal his way out of racism?” World Peace responed, “Anybody can heal themselves if they really want to.”

He also disagreed with calls to boycott the Clippers because of what Sterling said, professing that he will continue to support the team during this “very uncomfortable situation.”

Watch the video below, via Fox News:

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