Former NBA Player Threatens to Assault Black Trump Supporters

NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley has sparked controversy after threatening physical violence against black supporters of former President Donald Trump. In a recent segment with CNN’s Gayle King, Barkley expressed his strong disapproval of Trump’s comments regarding his mugshot becoming popular among some black individuals.

During Trump’s speech in Columbia, South Carolina, where he mentioned the popularity of his mugshot among black supporters, Barkley voiced his outrage on CNN. Trump remarked, “You know who embraced more than anybody else? The Black population. It’s incredible. You see Black people walking around with my mugshot – you know they do shirts.”

In response to these comments, Barkley issued a threatening statement on air. “First of all, I’m just gonna say this,” he declared. “If I see a Black person walking around with a Trump mugshot, I’m gonna punch him in the face.” He further emphasized the sincerity of his threat, stating, “Oh, I mean that sincerely!”

Barkley continued, asserting that he wouldn’t mind facing legal consequences for assaulting a black Trump supporter. “I’m gonna bail myself out and go celebrate,” he boldly told King.

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