Charles Barkley apologizes for ’inappropriate’ joke about hitting women

Charles Barkley apologizes for ’inappropriate’ joke about hitting women

Former NBA star Charles Barkley has apologized for telling an Axios reporter, ’I don’t hit women but if I did I would hit you.’ The reporter Alexi McCammond claims Barkley told her this after she asked him to clarify which presidential candidate he supported in 2020. Barkley was speaking off the record, McCammond admitted, but she felt strongly that he should be held accountable for his statement.

eddy yetty
eddy yetty 3 months

it was a joke! jeeze people are sensitive, and that's coming from some one who had to live through that shit.

John Doh
John Doh 3 months

What do you tell a woman with two black eyes? HATE SPEECH!! LOCK HIM UP!!! SHAME! SHAME! SHAME!!!

6Million$Mansplainer 3 months

Well he's correct, she can't take a joke. "Equilibrium", here we come.

Paul C
Paul C 3 months

Net take away: never say anything to a lefty reporter (regardless of gender).

Sean Donahue
Sean Donahue 3 months

It is no different than thhreatening to hit a guy.

porcus 3 months

"I don't hit women but if I did I'd hit you" :D That is mildly funny, but it is funnier because of how bent out of shape she got over it.

HueHueo Suezo
HueHueo Suezo 3 months

Never apologize to the outrage mob, especially for comedy.

alsroy757 3 months

The only time you should ever apologize for a joke is when it's not funny. Not for being risque.

Katse Kubeb
Katse Kubeb 3 months

Can we joke about violence? You know, the acts that trump domestic violence. Comedy is how we deal with these issues.

Katse Kubeb
Katse Kubeb 3 months

Nothin... told twice already...

R.L. 3 months

Sorry Eddy, but joking on live TV about domestic violence is never appropriate or funny, no matter the circumstances.

Kyle G
Kyle G 3 months


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