Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Experiences Fallout Over Racist Recording to Girlfriend (Audio)
Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, has a history of alleged racism (and general assholish behavior) going back years, but a recording of the owner engaging in a racist tirade against his girlfriend, V. Stiviano, over her “associating with black people” has everyone believing that this 80-year-old billionaire has finally gone too far.
Somehow an audio recording of what is clearly a conversation between two people in a completely healthy and not at all messed up relationship (insert sarcastic face here) ended up in the hands of TMZ, and the recording’s release has spawned a range of responses from people all over the NBA and Sterling himself.
But by far the best response comes from a famous fan. Check it out:
Well said, Snoop.
As for NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s statement on the issue, they weren’t quite so profane, as he simply said that the league will wait to see the details of their investigation into Donald Sterling’s comments before issuing any sanctions on the Los Angeles Clippers organization or their owner.
Here’s the audio that started this most recent Donald Sterling controversy: