Sports journalist Stephen A. Smith has come under fire, after his recent comments on ESPN First Take.
Smith and Skip Bayless were having a discussion about NFL player Ray Rice’s suspension for domestic violence (he has been suspended for the first two games of this season as a result of his altercation with then-fiancée Janay Palmer at an Atlantic City hotel in February).
During part of the conversation Smith adamantly expressed his disapproval for men in this situation, but also noted that women should also try not to provoke men.
We keep talking about the guys. We know you have no business putting your hands on a woman…But what I’ve tried to employ the female members of my family…and this what, I’ve done this all my life,‘Let’s make sure we don’t do anything to provoke wrong actions.’ Because if I come, or somebody