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Jemele Hill leaving ESPN

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ESPN personality Jemele Hill announced she would be leaving the company Friday.

Hill was an anchor for “Sportscenter,” the network’s signature program, before going to work with company website The Undefeated in January.  

{mosads}Hill’s departure came after she was briefly suspended last year for messages she posted on social media, including one calling President Trump a “white supremacist.”

At the time, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Hill’s comments were a “fireable offense.”

Trump also criticized her last year, saying she was the reason the network’s ratings “tanked.”

She announced her decision on her Twitter, mentioning that ESPN was the place where she “became the best version of herself, both personally and professionally.”


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