Shaq slams Keith Olbermann and tells him to “shut up” after the former ESPN anchor blasted the behavior of LSU’s Angel Reese in the title game
NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal slammed Keith Olbermann early Monday, urging the outspoken former ESPN host to “shut up” after Olbermann tweeted about the behavior of LSU’s Angel Reese in her team’s championship win Sunday had ranted about Iowa.
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Reese made headlines when she taunted Iowa star Caitlin Clark with Clark’s own taunt of waving her hand in front of her face – a way of saying “I can’t see me!” – and also by pointing at her ring finger, to signify a championship:
said Outkick Some backed Reese for “giving a to Clark, a notorious trash talker.” Taste their own medicine. But others – like our favorite sports commentator out of joint – didn’t agree.”
Based on Reese, Olbermann on Sunday evening tweeted“What a bloody idiot.”
He added“It doesn’t matter the gender, the sport, the background – you’re seconds away from a championship and you’re doing something like that and overshadowing everything good. Thoughtless, classless, and what kind of coach does this team have? “
later that night Shaq left it to Olbermannand told him to “hold your jerk” and “leave Angel Reese alone.”
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But Shaq wasn’t the only one who jumped on Olbermann. Thousands of Twitter users invited him to bring the same energy to Caitlin Clark. Clark has made headlines “can’t see me” taunts for her during the tournament and even brushed off a South Carolina player.
An apology – sort of
On Monday morning, Olbermann offered an apology of sorts:
“I apologize for not being briefed on the backstory last night,” he said tweeted. “I don’t follow baskets, college or pro, male or female. I had no idea about Clark. Both were wrong.”
He also added further thoughts, saying that “Reese was named tournament MVP and no one will remember that, nor the LSU crown, just the fact that the women’s baskets are now even with the men’s: His stars can be classless winners ready to overshadow their own team’s victories.”
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