At one point, Chris Berman was really upset with what Jemele Hill said about him.
In a recent podcast appearance, the told former ESPN host Richard Deitsch that she made a comment about his thinning hair back in 2016 and he was extremely upset about it.
His anger led him to lead a voicemail.
“He called me and he left a voicemail for me,” Hill explains around the 57-minute mark of the above podcast. “And I never listened to the voicemail because as soon as I saw it was him that called…I was thinking to myself, ‘this can’t be good.’ Because I heard through the grapevine that he was not happy with those comments and it was from some of the producers on NFL Countdown, they told me that.”
An ESPN executive listened to the alleged voicemail and figured that apology would not necessary.
In 2018, former ESPN employee Adrienne Lawrence filed a lawsuit that claimed the ESPN anchor threatened Hill in the message and alleged the company is “rife with misogyny.”
Hill cleared that up on Twitter: