ESPN Sports analyst fired one month she was hired after her old tweets surfaced online

Photo: Kelly Stewart (Twitter)/Frontofficesports.

Barely one month after she was hired, ESPN sports activities betting analyst, Kelly Stewart, has been fired after a few of her old tweets which reportedly included a number of homophobic slurs, surfaced on online.

“ESPN has notified me that they terminated my contract due to deleted tweets from 2012,” Stewart wrote on Twitter, including that “I do know the phrases I used are unacceptable and hurtful and I’m terribly sorry for this lapse in judgment, however I can’t apologize for standing as much as the vicious assaults I, and so many different feminine personalities, endure from nameless online trolls.

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Vegas-based Stewart who was earlier enthusiastic about her new job final month additionally mentioned the next on Twitter

“I wish ESPN had been willing to stand behind me, particularly because I’d already been suspended for these Tweets by another company several years ago, but | cannot control their decision. I can only say |’m sorry for the person I was and some of the mistakes | made in my youth.”

“Having an experienced voice like Kelly Stewart join us better positions us to expand our sports betting content going forward,” Scott Clark, ESPN senior coordinating producer, mentioned after Stewart’s rent. “She’ll be an important asset to all that we are doing in the space and like the rest of our sports betting team, she will be busy.”

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Sports betting has continued to obtain extensive acceptance throughout the nation. Stewart was hired by ESPN to seem on the community’s Daily Wager podcast and to assist cowl sports activities playing as a complete and to make different contributions to the community’s rising sports activities betting protection, thespun reported,

Stewart has constructed up a fame as one of the sports activities betting business’s high handicappers during the last decade. Her most up-to-date job was as sports activities betting analyst for Bleacher Report and, in response to frontofficesports.

She had additionally contributed to ESPN Radio in Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Review-Journal, in response to the ESPN information launch when she was hired.

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Twitter person @logan_matthews9 posted a few of Stewarts old tweets


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