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ESPN’s Jemele Hill Suspended From Network for Two Weeks

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The ESPN anchor who has caused quite a headache for Disney CEO Bob Iger, has been suspended from the network for two weeks after she called President Trump a “white supremacist” on Twitter last month.

More recently, Hill indirectly attacked Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones after he told players they would stand during the national anthem, or they wouldn’t be playing. Disney CEO Bob Iger had previously defended Hill saying he didn’t take action because he took into consideration other things going on at the time.

ESPN said they took action after Hill violated the companies social media policy for the second time.

The NFL is ESPN’s biggest crutch keeping it alive right now. If ESPN hosts start calling for a boycott of advertisers associated with the Dallas Cowboys and by extension the NFL, because of political beliefs, ESPN could be in big trouble.

ESPN released the following statement:

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