While the sports world awaits more positive updates on Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin, one media personality was doing damage control. Fox Sports’ Skip Bayless has been under fire for a tweet he posted after Hamlin collapsed during last Monday night’s game between the Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals.
Hamlin was taken off in an ambulance after being administered CPR on the field, and the Bills later announced that Hamlin had suffered a cardiac arrest and was in critical condition.
During the scary scene, Bayless posted the following Monday night:
In return, NFL players, NBA players, and retired pro athletes called for Skip Bayless to be fired for comments he made in the aftermath of Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffering cardiac arrest on the field during “Monday Night Football.”
One of those people was pro football hall of fame, WR Terrell Owens, saying, “the most despicable tweet ever,” adding, “I hope you LOSE YOUR JOB!!”
More pro athletes continued to express displeasure with Bayless’ tweet.
Free agent NBA point guard Isaiah Thomas replied to Bayless, writing, “I hope they fire you bro!!! For you to even THINK of the game is very sad.”
ESPN NBA analyst Kendrick Perkins wrote, “You’re a sick individual. Real Talk.”
Bayless would apologize in a separate tweet, writing Monday night, “Nothing is more important than that young man’s health. That was the point of my last tweet. I’m sorry if that was misunderstood but his health is all that matters. Again, everything else is irrelevant. I prayed for him & will continue to.”WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.