'He should be fired': Terry Bradshaw gets brutally slammed for making comments about suicide

'I think if this kid ran five or six runs in a row, I think he’d commit suicide or something,' Terry Bradshaw said on Fox NFL Sunday

'He should be fired': Terry Bradshaw gets brutally slammed for making comments about suicide
Terry Bradshaw faces backlash for making a joke about suicide during Fox NFL Sunday (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Hall of fame quarterback, Terry Bradshaw, was flayed for a "suicide joke" he made on a recent episode of 'Fox NFL Sunday' on November 6. They were analyzing the Cardinals-Seahawks game when Bradshaw interrupted fellow commentator Sean Payton's remark about wanting to see Arizona running back James Conner carry the ball more often.

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Bradshaw had disclosed in 2021 that he had been battling two distinct cancers, having been diagnosed with bladder cancer in November 2021 and a rare type of skin cancer in March, as per NY Post.

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“Their mentality is throw, throw, throw, throw. I think if this kid ran five or six runs in a row, I think he’d commit suicide or something,” Bradshaw reportedly said. Howie Long then interjected, saying, “Whoa, whoa, whoa, that’s a little dark for this audience,” while Curt Menefee added, “That’s a little dark for all of us.” Michael Strahan, meanwhile, raised his brows and presented a bewildered expression while gazing directly at the camera.

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As the broadcast continued, Bradshaw added, “They just don’t seem to care anything about the running game.” The 74-year-old was slammed for his remarks on social media, and some people demanded an apology from him.

“Dear Terry Bradshaw, SUICIDE IS NOT A JOKE,” Lindsey Young, an editor for the Vikings, tweeted, while another commented, “Terry Bradshaw making the f*****g suicidal joke was not it.”One Twitter user even suggested that Bradshaw “should be fired.” “Terry Bradshaw should be fired for his comments today,” another person tweeted. “There is no place in this world for jokes about suicide.”

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Bradshaw spent his entire 14-year playing career in Pittsburgh, where he won the 1978 NFL MVP award, two Super Bowl MVPs and four Super Bowls with the black and gold. After announcing his retirement in 1983, he began hosting the FOX pregame show in 1994.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the suicide rate in the United States increased by 30% between the years of 2000 and 2018 and reached about 46,000 Americans in 2020.

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