Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Jemele Hill & ESPN Drama

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Some feel that her Tweets were unjustifiable and uncalled for. Many have said that to call the president a White supremacist is to cross the line and the subsequent punishment should mirror this, but ESPN is just giving Hill a slap on the wrist.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"While others, including Kathy Griffin, who was in hot water earlier this year for her own comments/statement about Trump, agree with Hill. They feel that Hill spoke nothing but the truth and she shouldn’t get disciplined for just speaking her mind.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"https://twitter.com/kathygriffin/status/907870096864845824?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"https://twitter.com/hubomb/status/907558027032752128?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"https://twitter.com/IMDAREALCB/status/907940751857864704?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"https://twitter.com/DamnRedneckHick/status/907942432876019716","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"https://twitter.com/Markdv16/status/907563849368424448?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"https://twitter.com/kemba722/status/907828023981957120?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"https://twitter.com/RamblinManNC/status/907930607816146945?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"While the true disciplinary action taken against Hill is unclear, Hill seems to be unbothered by the whole situation and she even pinned a tweet from 2016 of herself with the Obamas. She is sticking to what she said and it looks as if she will see things through to the end.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"},{"text":"Donald Trump Violence On Both Sides Memes: Tweets & GIFs","level":3,"displayType":"header"}]}]; var articleType = 'ARTICLE'; var favoriteImage = ''; var articleDescription = '<a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BV0srnYDy6y/?hl=en&amp;taken-by=jemelehill" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">https://www.instagram.com/p/BV0srnYDy6y/?hl=en&amp;taken-by=jemelehill</a>'; var slide_index = parseInt(0); var slide_json = createSlides(slides, articleType, favoriteImage); var initial_slide = slide_index; var initial_url = location.pathname + location.search; var base_url = '/2017/09/13/jemele-hill-espn-drama-reactions-tweets-details/'; var next_gallery = '/2016/12/23/ex-brings-erotic-photos-to-exs-wedding-details-photos/'; var first_load = true; var has_scrolled = false; var title = "Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Jemele Hill & ESPN Drama"; var path = base_url