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ESPN Host Fired for Allegedly
Calling Co-Host ‘House N*gger’

Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/14/2013 12:45:54 PM

ESPN has fired Numbers Never Lie host and former NFL star Hugh Douglas after he purportedly called his co-host Michael Smith a “house n*gger” and an “Uncle Tom” during a drunken confrontation earlier this month. During the National Association of Black Journalists Convention earlier this month in Orlando, Douglas allegedly shouted the slurs at his co-host. Deadspin was the first to report on the incident: Douglas was, again, very drunk. Lots of people were drinking, so this was less of a big deal, but then he started making some movements toward the stage at the club. … One person told

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And yet all the rest of the Democrats remain in their positions after they have used the same slurs for people such as Justice Clarence Thomas, Thomas Sowell, Dr. Ben Carson, Herman Cain, et al.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kahunavol, 8/14/2013 12:52:16 PM     (No. 9473663)

Did anyone ask Rachel Jeantel if that was an appropriate use of the term?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 8/14/2013 12:53:27 PM     (No. 9473669)

I take it that the two black men in the photo that accompany the article are Douglas and Smith?

What´s the big deal? Rappers and Hip-Hoppers call their own worse than that every day of the week and twice on Sunday, never mind what´s been hurled at Clarence Thomas and Dr. Carson.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: miceal, 8/14/2013 12:54:32 PM     (No. 9473672)

I see the problem in the opening paragraph. Had he called him a "house n*ggA" all would be right and no harm, no foul.... Being called an "Uncle Tom" is benign and sorta´ like being called a "cracker." /s

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 8/14/2013 1:14:15 PM     (No. 9473698)

Douglas needs a couple of weeks in N-Word rehab to get his mind right.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 8/14/2013 1:54:30 PM     (No. 9473765)

I don´t get this, he was not on air at the time. I will admit, I am a huge Hugh Douglas fan, he was on air on local Philly radio for a long time. He was always reasonable and fair, and good at his job. This apparently happened (considering the limited reporting)on their off time. But as I have said before, until they take the word out of Rap Music it shouldn´t be a problem. Just a tip to Hugh, next time you want to call someone a House N***** make sure it´s a conservative black person, like maybe RG111 and you´ll be safe.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: logiclogger, 8/14/2013 2:03:47 PM     (No. 9473793)

The Mediate comments are the worse. Start off misrepresenting every fact there is in the Paula Deen matter. The left are about as accurate to the second as a sundial is compared to an atomic clock.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: nimby, 8/14/2013 2:06:08 PM     (No. 9473801)

And yet I thought that was OK for 2 AAs to call themselves as such? Its only considered offensive if its white on black?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/14/2013 2:10:32 PM     (No. 9473814)

If Smith was black what´s the big deal, they disrespect each other all the time this way...IF Smith was other than black, he´s in a heap ´O´ dog stuff!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/14/2013 2:11:18 PM     (No. 9473817)

Make that Douglas, I can´t tell anyone from anyone anymore!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: MattMusson, 8/14/2013 3:07:13 PM     (No. 9473929)

Apparenty - Prominent blacks cannot say Grace without using the N-word.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Kingbubo, 8/14/2013 4:08:36 PM     (No. 9474018)

So people get upset when peopel don´t get in trouble, they get upset when people do get in trouble.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 8/14/2013 8:25:10 PM     (No. 9474372)

Glad to see at least once, what´s good for the Goose is good for the Gander. One Home Boy calling another Home Boy the N-word. And one Home Boy got fired from CNN. Ha ha ha, now that´s funny.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: texaspast, 8/14/2013 9:56:00 PM     (No. 9474489)

Hmmm... I think the powers that be were looking for a ´cover´ reason to get rid of Mr. Douglas - and he gave them a convenient excuse.

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