Hugh Douglas Fired From ESPN After Racial Slur
Former NFL superstar Hugh Douglas has just been FIRED from his gig on an ESPN show in the wake of reports he called his co-host an “Uncle Tom.”
Douglas — a former Philadelphia Eagles defensive stud — had co-hosted ESPN’s “Numbers Never Lie” … along with Michael Smith.
But according to several reports, Douglas and Smith got into a heated altercation at the National Association of Black Journalists Convention in Orlando last Tuesday …with Douglas allegedly hurling the racially charged insult at Smith, who is black.
I am very disappointed to be leaving ESPN and will have more to say about this situation and my future at the appropriate time
— Hugh Douglas (@Bighugh53) August 13, 2013