Sage Steele has been suspended from ESPN after she made contentious remarks on President Barack Obama’s ethnic heritage, ESPN’s coronavirus stance, and stated that certain female journalists face harassment because of their clothing choices, according to Variety.
ESPN anchor Sage Steele told Jay Cutler it was “fascinating” Obama indicated he was Black on his census form “considering his Black dad was nowhere to be found.” pic.twitter.com/dfrnDydFd8— Resist Programming 🛰 (@RzstProgramming) October 3, 2021
On ESPN’s vaccine mandate, Sage Steele said mandates are “sick” and “scary,” but wasn’t “surprised it got to this point with Disney, a global company.” pic.twitter.com/SoBabFgldF— Resist Programming 🛰 (@RzstProgramming) October 3, 2021
So on top of thinking former President Obama shouldn’t identify as black because he didn’t have a relationship with his black father, Sage Steele also thinks female journalists who dress a certain way “know what you’re doing when you’re putting that outfit on.”
Clown behavior. pic.twitter.com/edgTVopQqg— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) October 3, 2021