Newsmax Excuses Slurs By Former NFL Coach: “Over In Europe, The Word ‘Faggot” Is Actually For A Cigarette”

Mediate reports:

On Wednesday, a pair of Newsmax guests did their damndest to portray Jon Gruden as a victim of cancel culture. Gruden resigned as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders on Monday after leaked emails showed he made a series of racist, homophobic, and misogynistic comments.

David Harris Jr claimed the reaction to the emails is overblown. “You know what, over in Europe, the word faggot’s actually for a cigarette. [Editor’s note: it’s actually just ‘fag’] So who knows if that’s what he was talking about?”

Dave Rubin chimed in to say to downplay Gruden’s “lips” comment as well. “You know, I’m here in Los Angeles and big lips have nothing to do with skin color. It’s basically a botched injection job over in Beverly Hills.”

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