A “SportsCenter” host may or may not be on track to remain employed by ESPN after getting in hot water over an attack on Donald Trump.
Jemele Hill, who co-hosts the 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT version of ESPN’s flagship show known as “The Six,” apologized Wednesday for a tweet in which she called Trump a “white supremacist” and “bigot.”
“White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday called Hill’s comments outrageous and something that could be considered a fire-able offense by ESPN,” the AP reports.
But ESPN suggested that it may be prepared to accept Hill’s apology.
“The network said in a statement issued shortly before midnight that Hill has a right to her personal beliefs, but not to share them on a public platform that implies she is speaking for the network,” the AP reports. “ESPN said she’s acknowledged that her tweets crossed the line.”
Hill posted a message on Twitter Wednesday night indicating that she regrets her comments. You can see her message below …