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LeBron James Believes Kyrie Irving Situation Is “Excessive”

LeBron James Clarifies Stance On Kyrie Irving

Today, James took to Twitter to clear the air about his comments. James noted that he does not approve of the Nets’ list of requirements for Kyrie’s return. He feels like it is a bridge too far, and that at the end of the day, Kyrie apologized. Overall, James believes Kyrie should get to play.

“I told you guys that I don’t believe in sharing hurtful information,” LeBron said. “And I’ll continue to be that way but Kyrie apologized and he should be able to play. That’s what I think. It’s that simple. Help him learn- but he should be playing. What he’s asked to do to get back on the floor I think is excessive IMO. He’s not the person that’s being portrayed of him. Anyways back to my rehab session.”

LeBron James previously stated that, “I don’t condone any hate to any kind, to any race… You guys know where I stand.” Continuing on his Twitter timeline, “He apologized, but he caused some harm. I think it’s unfortunate. I don’t stand on the position to harm people when it comes to your voice or you platform.”

 

Mila Kunis, Debra Messing and Mayim Bialik are among more than 200 celebrities and entertainment executives who have signed an open letter calling on Amazon and Barnes & Noble to remove the antisemitic documentary and book, “Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America,” from their respective platforms.

The letter was released by Creative Community for Peace, a non-profit entertainment industry organization. Additional signers of the statement include Sherry Lansing, former CEO of Paramount Pictures; Haim Saban, chairman and CEO of Saban Capital Group; Orly Marley, president of Tuff Gong Worldwide; Rick Rosen, Endeavor co-founder; Disturbed frontman David Draiman; Nina Tassler, co-founder of PatMa Productions; songwriter Diane Warren; comedian Iliza Shlesinger; Ben Silverman, chairman and co-chief executive officer of Propagate Content; and actors Tracy-Ann Oberman and Emmanuelle Chriqui.

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