Stephen A. Smith responded after he was called out by Michael Bennett.
Their beef started Wednesday when Stephen A. Smith devoted a segment of his show to criticize Bennett for his public support of free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Smith called out Kaepernick for his protests and refusing to vote in the 2016 election.
On today’s episode of First Take Stephen A. Smith responded to the scathing statement released by Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett. In the statement, Bennett called Smith a “clown” and blamed him for “spreading ignorance.”
The boisterous ESPN host gave the following reply.
Smith didn’t back down from his comments about Colin Kaepernick and accepted Bennett’s charge to help bring change to underprivileged communities.