ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith Responds To On-Air Racial Slur Controversy


ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith is under fire recently for saying something that he shouldn’t have said—but did he even say it at all?

Yahoo! Sports reports that Smith got a little to excited on ESPN’s First Take when speaking on Kobe Bryant missing a game with a foot injury, allegedly saying “N**ga please” to describe his disbelief.

Here’s the original video at the center of the controversy:

Since the initial controversy, Smith has responded to the backlash. See his reaction below:

What do you guys think? Did he or didn’t he? Let us know your opinion.