Tuesday, 16 January, 2018

ESPN's Katie Nolan calls Donald Trump a 'stupid person' - WARNING GRAPHIC LANGUAGE

Not Released Katie Nolan could be putting ESPN's new political policy to the test by calling President Donald Trump a"f--- stupid person.”
Jeannette Daniel | 07 January, 2018, 01:16

In December, ESPN's front-facing employees attended a mandatory meeting at the company's headquarters in Bristol, Conn., to discuss the network's future and review its new policies on social media and political commentary.

On a "Viceland" talk show, ESPN commentator Katie Nolan remarked that Donald Trump is "a f***ing [slur]". The suggestion was made that a thumbs-up means "white power" and that Trump often uses it.

Nolan also joked about Patriots QB Tom Brady not being smart and that she was on a lot of meds for a head cold. And the Emmy-winning Nolan, who joined ESPN from rival Fox Sports three months ago, was clearly having fun.

But her most interesting moment in the interview came when she called Donald Trump a "fu*king stupid person", a brief correction from what she initially called the 45th President of the United States.


"That's because he's a f-- stupid person", said Nolan.

Hill made her comments in October, 2017, and was suspended by the network. That policy stems from the controversy surrounding Jemele Hill, who called Trump a white supremacist on Twitter and was later suspended for discussing a boycott of the National Football League advertisers. Fast-forward to the 13:00 mark for her Trump comments.

ESPN has told its personalities to refrain from commenting publicly on political matters that have no relation to sports, and to be respectful when commenting.

Would ESPN have preferred Nolan never went there about Trump?

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