Donald Trump really seems to be enjoying the disaster that is ESPN.
The president has tweeted about its ratings on several occasions and took a moment to do just that early Monday morning after hearing the news that Jemele Hill has been suspended from the network.
With Jemele Hill at the mike, it is no wonder ESPN ratings have “tanked,” in fact, tanked so badly it is the talk of the industry!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 10, 2017
“With Jemele Hill at the mike, it’s no wonder ESPN’s ratings have ‘tanked,’ in fact, tanked so badly it is the talk of the industry!” the president wrote. (RELATED: Trump Salutes Jerry Jones For Putting The National Anthem Before His Team)
Hill, who recently called Trump a white supremacist on Twitter, made her second violation of ESPN’s social media guidelines when she tweeted that NFL fans should boycott the sponsors of the Dallas Cowboys after owner Jerry Jones said he plans to bench players who disrespect the flag.
This play always work. Change happens when advertisers are impacted. If you feel strongly about JJ’s statement, boycott his advertisers. https://t.co/LFXJ9YQe74
— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) October 9, 2017
“This play always work. Change happens when advertisers are impacted,” Hill tweeted. “If you feel strongly about JJ’s statement, boycott his advertisers.”
Hill is skating on thin ice over at ESPN, and if she keeps tweeting controversial things against the interests of her company Twitter will soon become her only avenue to voice her opinions.