ESPN's Katie Nolan Calls Donald Trump A 'F*cking Stupid Person'

07 January, 2018, 01:15 | Author: Angelina Schmidt
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Unlike their decision with Jemele Hill, a rep for ESPN told TMZ.com that leading sports network will not be suspending Katie Nolan for her comments.

Nolan made the comments with a bit of laughter, but they still challenge the political policy from ESPN.

During a discussion about white supremacists and the hand gestures supposedly associated with them, Nolan remarks (around the 13-minute mark) that President Trump uses the thumbs-up emoji because he's "stupid".

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Another ESPN personality had some unkind words for President Donald Trump, and she has been reprimanded by the network.

Needless to say, the network is already receiving backlash from fans.

Her "stupid" comment caused a stir on social media, as observers wondered if she would be suspended over her comment about the president. One of her offenses was for criticizing Trump.

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ESPN apologized for Hill's comments but didn't fire her.

Nolan was hired by ESPN in October after previously working for Fox Sports.

In the fall, ESPN implemented new social media guidelines for its staff stating that employees should avoid "personal attacks and inflammatory rhetoric" and 'refrain from overt partisanship or endorsement of particular candidates, politicians and political parties, ' Sporting News reported. She hosted the late-night "Garbage Time" program on Fox Sports 1, earning plaudits for her free-spirited style and an Emmy for Outstanding Social TV Experience in 2016.

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