Jemele Hill is commenting again on President Trump and those who support him. Today's comments came during an interview on ABC's The View.
The ESPN personality, who was suspended by the network for her "white supremacist" tweet about the president, was asked if she stands by what she said. She says she does.
"Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists," is the tweet that got her suspended back in September.
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While Hill says she stands by what she says, she also revealed what she thinks of President Trump's supporters. She was honest.
Hill said she believes his supporters are not white supremacists. She does, though, think they have the privilege of distancing themselves from some issues.
"I don’t think his supporters are white supremacists. What I would say though is they have the benefit of privilege to be able to distance and disassociate themselves from certain issues.
"As a woman of color I feel vulnerable to certain things he said and done and so all of that was part of that response of feeling that vulnerability," she continued. "If you don’t feel that it’s probably harder for you to understand it."
Hill is currently beginning a new role at ESPN. She's left the 6 p.m. E.T. SportsCenter and is now making appearances on various shows, while also doing work for The Undefeated.