NFL’s Chris Long Roasts Ingraham For Telling LeBron to Stick to Sports: ‘Laura Spews Her Bullsh*t’

Fox News’ Laura Ingraham ripped NBA star LeBron James last night, after he suggested that President Donald Trump doesn’t “give a fuck about the people,” telling the basketball player that he should “just shut up and dribble.”

You know who wasn’t having any of that? NFL player, and two-time Super Bowl champ, Chris Long.

Long went on an extended Twitter diatribe, accusing the anchor of false equivalency. He pointed out, despite Ingraham suggesting James should “just stick to sports,” that Fox News often has celebrities weigh in on important topics.

He began posting screenshots from relevant clips, amusingly referring to actor Jon Voight as “Anaconda guy.”

Long went on to post screenshots featuring Kid Rock, Chuck Norris, Fabio, Ted Nugent and other right-leaning luminaries.

Afterwards, he got to the meat of his argument, asking Ingraham “What’s the prerequisite for who can talk politics?”

Long suggested that it could be that people like Ingraham simply want “control” over people like James.

He even brought up baseball player Curt Schilling, afterwards accusing Fox News viewers of “nodding their head when Laura spews her bullshit.”

The NFL great brought up Fabio, a male model who is known for appearing on the covers of romance novels, one last time, to really drive his point home.

As a final note, let’s not forget that our president hosted a reality show for 15 seasons.

UPDATE 4:52 PM ET: Mediaite received the following statement from Ingraham:

“In 2003, I wrote a New York Times bestseller called ‘Shut Up & Sing,’ in which I criticized celebrities like the Dixie Chicks & Barbra Streisand who were trashing then-President George W. Bush. I have used a variation of that title for more than 15 years to respond to performers who sound off on politics. I’ve told Robert DeNiro to ‘Shut Up & Act,’ Jimmy Kimmel to ‘Shut Up & Make Us Laugh,’ and just this week told the San Antonio Spurs’ Gregg Popovich to ‘Shut up & Coach.’ If pro athletes and entertainers want to freelance as political pundits, then they should not be surprised when they’re called out for insulting politicians. There was no racial intent in my remarks – false, defamatory charges of racism are a transparent attempt to immunize entertainment and sports elites from scrutiny and criticism. Additionally, we stated on my show that these comments came from an ESPN podcast, which was not the case – the content was unaffiliated with ESPN.”

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