Jon Gruden Resigns From Raiders After Racist, Homophobic, Sexist Emails Surface
Written by B87FM on October 11, 2021
This controversy has shaken up the NFL, and now, the Las Vegas Raiders have made an announcement. Just lately, leaked emails involving Raiders head coach Jon Gruden got here to mild and precipitated fairly the stir. The New York Instances investigated office misconduct amongst NFL officers and unexpectedly stumbled upon emails sent by Gruden that included racist, sexist, and homophobic language over the course of a number of years.
Based on the New York Instances, Gruden mocked ladies referees, homosexual gamers popping out, gamers kneeling as a type of protest, and extra. Gruden reportedly known as league commissioner Roger Goodell a “f*ggot” and a “clueless anti soccer p*ssy” who allegedly pressured the Rams to draft “queers.”
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Moreover, Gruden and different officers allegedly traded images of cheerleaders “carrying solely bikini bottoms.” Individually, Gruden mocked DeMaurice Smith, the manager director of the NFL’s Gamers Affiliation, with racist tropes about Black people‘s appearances. In an announcement made as we speak (October 11), Gruden introduced his resignation.
“I’ve resigned as Head Coach of the Las Vegas Raiders,” Gruden stated in an announcement. “I like the Raiders and do not want to be a distraction. Thanks to all of the gamers, coaches, employees, and followers of Raider Nation. I am sorry, I by no means meant to harm anybody.” Some haven’t taken the announcement effectively and complained that the NFL permits its gamers’ critical indiscretions to go unpunished however previous emails from Gruden have resulted in his dismissal.
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