LeBron James Apologizes For Quoting 21 Savage’s ‘Jewish Money’ Lyric In Instagram Post

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LA Lakers superstar LeBron James found himself in a bit of controversy this weekend after quoting 21 Savage.

On Saturday, James posted a selfie on Instagram featuring lyrics from rapper 21 Savage’s “asmr” song from the new album ​i am​﹥i was which references keeping “kosher” and “getting that Jewish money.”

Here are the song lyrics.

“We been gettin’ that Jewish money, everything is Kosher (On God) Bought myself a ‘Ventador and bought my bitch a Roadster (Straight up) Drive my Lambo to the store, I’ma wave with my doors.

Here is LeBron’s IG post.

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LeBron was immediately called out by Entourage creator Doug Ellin who was not happy James used ” anti Semitic” stereotype to describe Jewish people.

This is an anti Semitic stereotype used for centuries to foster hatred against Jews. @kingjames the nazis spread this nonsense everywhere #wordshavemeaning posting words to 44 million people has a ton of meaning.

Sports reporter Darren Rovell also went on to criticize LeBron over his post.

After last night’s Lakers-Grizzlies game, LeBron apologized for using the lyric on his Instagram.

Via ESPN

Apologies, for sure, if I offended anyone,” James told ESPN following the Los Angeles Lakers’ 107-99 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. “That’s not why I chose to share that lyric. I always [post lyrics]. That’s what I do. I ride in my car, I listen to great music, and that was the byproduct of it. So I actually thought it was a compliment, and obviously it wasn’t through the lens of a lot of people. My apologies. It definitely was not the intent, obviously, to hurt anybody.”

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