Candace Owens is 100% board with what Shaq and Charles Barkley had to say in regards to the Breonna Taylor case.
Before Thursday’s Lakers-Nuggets game, both Barkley and “Inside the NBA” co-host Shaquille O’Neal said Taylor’s case shouldn’t be lumped in with the killings of Black individuals such as Ahmaud Arbury and George Floyd.
Barkley pointed to Taylor’s boyfriend as the reason their cases are dissimilar. Shaq agreed.
Candace Owens was one of many who praised both for their comments and she showed that appreciation on Twitter.
“Congratulations to SHAQ and Charles Barkley for having the courage to TELL THE TRUTH about #BreonnaTaylor on live TV.
It is rare for respected athletes to have the spine to buck the DISHONEST media narrative but the facts are the facts.
Try it Lebron!”
Barkley’s full comments on Taylor:
“I don’t think this one was like George Floyd or Ahmaud Arbery and things like that. I feel sad that this young lady lost her life. I think this one was — the no-knock warrant is something we need to get rid of … across the board. But I am worried to lump all these situations in together.”
And I just feel bad that the young lady lost her life. But we do have to take into account that her boyfriend shot at the cops and shot a cop. So like I say, even though I am really sorry she lost her life, I just don’t think we can put this in the same situation as George Floyd or Ahmaud Arbery.”
O’Neal agreed with Barkley’s sentiment, saying, “When you talk about murder, you have to show intent. A homicide occurred and we’re sorry a homicide occurred. When you have a warrant signed by the judge, you are doing your job, and I would imagine that you would fire back.”
“Who are Black people supposed to call,” Barkley said, “Ghostbusters?”