- Charles Barkley shared a few tips for talking trash about other people.
- It seems like the NBA Hall of Famer has two big keys for combatting cancel culture.
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Charles Barkley has no filter and says what’s on his mind. That’s not new information to anyone reading this, but Barkley’s honesty and the fact that you never know what the man is going to say next is what makes him so likable.
Having said that, it should come as no surprise that Barkley spoke his mind about talking bad about other people on the latest episode of ‘The Steam Room‘ podcast with Ernie Johnson.
In incredibly unshocking news, Barkley isn’t a big email guy. In fact, he made quite the admission about email while explaining that he never initiates email threads.
“I’ve never sent an email,” Barkley said. “I know how to respond, I don’t know how to do one. I don’t know how to initiate one. But I do, I can respond. I will admit that.”
Barkley sees email as a paper trail, which is exactly what it is, just ask Jon Gruden.
As for how and when you should talk bad about people? Barkley says that’s meant to be done the old fashion way, behind their backs.
“To all you idiots, fools, and jackasses out there, it’s alright to talk bad about people,” Barkley said. “We all do it. But we don’t leave a paper trail. I talk bad about people the old-fashioned way – behind their back. I don’t put it in writing.”
No paper trail makes it tougher for today’s cancel culture to grab a hold of you, that’s a fact.
Speaking of cancel culture, it’ll get a hold of Barkley’s comments here and try to do what it does, but let’s not act like Barkley told any sort of lie here or is encouraging the bad-mouthing of others.
Like he said “we all do it,” everyone talks bad about someone or something. It’s just that putting those bad thoughts in writing, on social media, or in an email thread is a no-no for Barkley.