LaVar Ball was beaten for making an "inappropriate" comment to a female ESPN host on Monday, and the network officially condemned him.
Ball made the comments during ESPN's "First Take" Monday morning when he was talking about his son Lonzo Ball, which was part of the trade agreement that allegedly brought Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Los Angeles Lakers] Molly Qerim Moderator, tried to put the show back on track after Ball started directing. She said, "LaVar, I can switch with you because I have a question here."
"You can switch with me anytime," Ball replied during the live interview, shouting out in the social media.
At the end of the show, Qerim allegedly referred to Ball's comments and said, "If someone calls HR today, it's me. "[1
Jemele Hill, author of the Atlantic magazine that left the network last year after controversial comments about President Trump, praised the moderator for it that he had the mouthpiece live on the show suggested that ESPN should stop airing Ball.
"Kudos to Molly Querim for the professional way she handled LaVar Ball's inappropriate commentary. Maybe ESPN has finally learned his lesson on how to put him on TV, "she wrote.
Ball fought against criticism and published a statement in which he insisted that he had not tried to be inappropriate, and the meaning of his commentary was misrepresented.  CLICK HERE TO OBTAIN THE FOX NEWS APP
"[LaVar] was asked if he would like to change gear. In his opinion, changing the topic was & # 39; anytime & # 39; and he said, "Yes, you can change gears with me anytime. & # 39; At no time was this intended or intended to be sexual in nature, "the statement said, TMZ reported.