'Don't come for King James': Ellen Pompeo challenges reporter Laura Ingraham to fight her
The Grey's Anatomy star challenged the Fox News reporter to a fight following her comments on LeBron James.
Don't go running your mouth off, because Ellen Pompeo will probably put you in place. The Grey's Anatomy actress has challenged Laura Ingraham to a fight following the Fox News presenter's criticism of NBA star LeBron James. Ellen tweeted :
Someone tell this bitch to meet me outside... Im so not in the mood for playing nice or polite this week https://t.co/LUpm0k3ZvV— Ellen Pompeo (@EllenPompeo) February 16, 2018
Ellen did not hold back.
Oh so sorry was that rude? I only have a 12 th grade education..and my gloves are off 😜😜😜 don't come for @KingJames— Ellen Pompeo (@EllenPompeo) February 16, 2018
The actress shamed the reporter for criticizing the athlete for having a voice and expressing his concerns.
Not to mention our poor kids today dont know if they will make it to 12 th grade ...because they are in danger of being mudered before that— Ellen Pompeo (@EllenPompeo) February 16, 2018
Ellen prompted the fight with Lauren Ingraham after the news reporter recently slammed NBA star LeBron James for his constant criticism of president Donald Trump. LeBron recently appeared on a podcast, Rolling With The Champions, with fellow basketball star Kevin Durant. During the interview, he criticised Donald Trump and his presidential capacity, following the President's comments on the recent Parkland school shooting. Check out the interview below:
Clearly, the podcast rubbed certain people the wrong way. After catching wind of the podcast, Laura Inghram went on air to belittle the athlete and his opinion.
The news reporter says: "All right, we’re gonna create a new banner: ‘This is a dumb jock alert.’ NBA superstar Lebron James is talking politics again, and this time it’s R-rated. Here’s his barely intelligible — not to mention ungrammatical — take on President Trump in a new ESPN podcast.
I’m numb to this commentary, ‘like.’ Must they run their mouths like that? Unfortunately, a lot of kids and some adults take these ignorant comments seriously. Look, there might be a cautionary lesson in LeBron for kids. This is what happens when you attempt to leave high school a year early to join the NBA. And it’s always unwise to seek political advice from someone who gets paid $100 million a year to bounce a ball. Oh, and LeBron and Kevin, you’re great players, but no one voted for you. Millions elected Trump to be their coach. So keep the political commentary to yourself, or as someone once said, shut up and dribble."
Laura Ingraham's comments received heavy backlash from other professional athletes as well.
They use to try and hide it.. now the president has given everyone the courage to live their truths. https://t.co/OwLSMHIG0m— DWade (@DwyaneWade) February 16, 2018
I’m sure the network she works for has interviewed a bunch of athletes, just couldn’t find the screenshots quickly. The point is, what’s the prerequisite for who can talk politics? So, Fox News folks who agree with Laura... you okay with these segments?— Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) February 16, 2018
And if you reply “stick to sports,” you should probably tune of out Fox News because they’ve got karate guys talking climate change on there. (Which I’m cool with... it’s his right.) Unless it’s just about you needing to feel like you’ve got control of athletes like Lebron.— Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) February 16, 2018
LeBron has since said that he "will NOT shut up and dribble".
LeBron made his first public comments since Fox News host Laura Ingraham criticized him for speaking out. pic.twitter.com/0lLn4zwxAn— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 17, 2018
We're wondering what makes celebrities any more different than the other billions of citizens of the country. Does being famous mean you instantly don't have an opinion that matters? Guess we'll have to ask the president.
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