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Jemele Hill's Mom Called The White House

Jemele Hill talking on ESPN.

Jemele Hill told a pretty great story during her appearance on The Dan Le Batard Show With Stugotz this morning. It involved the White House and her mother.

The ESPN personality had a very public social media controversy involving the president last year, when she tweeted that Donald Trump was a "white supremacist." Trump and the White House were vocally critical of her, calling her out on Twitter and during a press briefing.

The vitriol that came Hill's way, unsurprisingly, did not sit well with her mother.

So, she did what all great moms do and attempted to do something about it.

"Obviously I have been written about a lot," Hill said while discussing how the significant others of some sports figures can lash out at media members. "My mother is very angry at a lot of the coverage. There's some particular people in the highest office she's not very pleased with either, and so, as a result, I have to tell her to calm down. My mother told me she actually called the White House. I said, 'What are you doing?'"

You can watch her story below:

Hill did not say whether her mom was successful in her attempt to get someone at the White House on the phone, or what she said when/if she did. The ESPN personality jokingly said she really didn't want to know anything so she could maintain "plausible deniability."

Regardless of how you feel about Hill, you have to respect her mother's protectiveness.