Kyrie Irving Responds To Intense Backlash He Received Over ‘Mask Off’ Tweet

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Kyrie Irving was forced to respond over a controversial tweet after facing intense backlash from the Internet.

On Wednesday afternoon, Irving tweeted out “My mask is off. Now take yours off. No fear.”

The Nets superstar immediately received plenty of backlash over his tweet which also led to a report that the team might be considering trading him.

Irving responded to the backlash by saying that his tweet was only a metaphor and not meant to be taken literally.

Kyrie would also fire back at the trade rumors making the rounds on Twitter.