Stephen A. Smith has been suspended from First Take following his comments made last week about NFL player Ray Rice’s suspension over domestic violence, ESPN said on Tuesday. “ESPN announced today that Stephen A. Smith will not appear on First Take or ESPN Radio for the next week. He will return to ESPN next Wednesday,” said the network in a statement posted on its First Take website. More to come.
Stephen A. Smith has been suspended from First Take following his comments made last week about NFL player Ray Rice's suspension over domestic violence, ESPN said on Tuesday.
"ESPN announced today that Stephen A. Smith will not appear on First Take or ESPN Radio for the next week. He will return to ESPN next Wednesday," said the network in a statement posted on its First Take website.
More to come.
We just moved from Kenton to Arbor Lodge. Our very own gato malodoro is missing. Her name is booger, and she might not quite know where home is yet. Please let me know if you see her.
"My response to the “I am not a feminist” internet phenomenon….
First of all, it’s clear you don’t know what feminism is. But I’m not going to explain it to you. You can google it. To quote an old friend, “I’m not the feminist babysitter.”
But here is what I think you should know.
You’re insulting every woman who was forcibly restrained in a jail cell with a feeding tube down her throat for your right to vote, less than 100 years ago.
You’re degrading every woman who has accessed a rape crisis center, which wouldn’t exist without the feminist movement.
You’re undermining every woman who fought to make marital rape a crime (it was legal until 1993).
You’re spitting on the legacy of every woman who fought for women to be allowed to own property (1848). For the abolition of slavery and the rise of the labor union. For the right to divorce. For women to be allowed to have access to birth control (Comstock laws). For middle and upper class women to be allowed to work outside the home (poor women have always worked outside the home). To make domestic violence a crime in the US (It is very much legal in many parts of the world). To make workplace sexual harassment a crime.
In short, you know not what you speak of. You reap the rewards of these women’s sacrifices every day of your life. When you grin with your cutsey sign about how you’re not a feminist, you ignorantly spit on the sacred struggle of the past 200 years. You bite the hand that has fed you freedom, safety, and a voice.
In short, kiss my ass, you ignorant little jerks.”"
I worked 3:30 to 12:21 tonight and I got locked in the parking garage for almost 20 minutes when I got out of work. Finally settling down for bed at 1:30 and have to be up for class a 9am class followed by a 1-5:30 shift. I’d like for this week to be over soon.