ESPN Fires Baseball Analyst Curt Schilling Over Anti-Transgender Post — Get The Scoop!

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You’d think people would learn by now!

Not everyone always uses the best judgement when it comes to posting things online and Curt Schilling‘s decision making skills were apparently piss poor which resulted in him being fired from ESPN!

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The former Major League pitcher and baseball analyst was reportedly fired by ESPN earlier this week over an extremely offensive anti-transgender post he made on Facebook.

Schilling supposedly shared:

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Oh no. But the athlete’s disgustingness didn’t stop there as he also commented on the image saying:

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Well obviously the network, which is owned by Disney, wasn’t too happy with Mr. Schilling once they became aware of his comments and released a statement:

“ESPN is an inclusive company. Curt Schilling has been advised that his conduct was unacceptable and his employment with ESPN has been terminated.”

That was certainly straight to the point. LOLz!

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Though the former analyst has not released a statement of his own, he did write a blog post in which he addressed the situation saying:

“This is likely the easiest way to address all of you out there who are just dying to be offended so you can create some sort of faux cause to rally behind. Let’s make one thing clear right up front. If you get offended by ANYTHING in this post, that’s your fault, all yours. This latest brew ha ha (sic) is beyond hilarious. I didn’t post that ugly looking picture. I made a comment about the basic functionality of mens and womens restrooms, period.”

The former pitcher’s son, Grant Schilling has also stepped up to bat for his father as he took to Facebook to share:

Sadly, this isn’t the first time that Curt has gotten into trouble due to his social media antics. Just last year, ESPN suspended him for a month after he made a comment on Twitter that compared Muslims to Nazis. Oof!

Honestly, regardless of the analyst’s true feelings on the matter, we’re just glad to see that a major network like ESPN isn’t afraid to pull the trigger and fire an employee after sharing something so offensive!

Do you think Schilling deserved to be fired?!

[Image via ESPN.]

Apr 21, 2016 7:31am PDT

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