Paul Pierce is out at ESPN over his social media behavior.
Over the weekend, Pierce hosted an IG live stream that featured several strippers twerking in the background.
On Monday, ESPN announced they had parted ways with the NBA legend over the video.
BREAKING: ESPN and NBA Legend Paul Pierce have parted ways, according to sources.
Pierce posted videos of himself with exotic dancers on Instagram Live Friday night. Pierce has played a key role on 'NBA Countdown' + other ESPN basketball programming.
ESPN declined to comment.
— Michael McCarthy (@MMcCarthyREV) April 5, 2021
Fans immediately mocked Pierce for getting fired with hilarious memes on Twitter.
Live look at Paul Pierce being escorted out of ESPN HQ pic.twitter.com/3rrlrUObju
— NOTSportsCenter (@NOTSportsCenter) April 5, 2021
Paul Pierce updating his LinkedIn and Indeed profiles pic.twitter.com/gfHjpudm1g
— C.J. Toledano (@CJToledano) April 5, 2021
Paul Pierce trying to access ESPN headquarters pic.twitter.com/TgBQDf8q6X
— Jake 🏀 (@SuperiorNBA) April 5, 2021
this how espn wanted Paul Pierce to be in that live pic.twitter.com/jjYW92k1Ct
— ball fade (@ballfade_) April 5, 2021
Paul Pierce lost his job for 350 IG live viewers
— chip / cactus league champion (@chipoffyoblock) April 5, 2021
official ESPN statement on Paul Pierce pic.twitter.com/dmvsgiFIRe
— I Think You Should League Pass (@nbaleave) April 5, 2021
Paul Pierce got fired in his day off lol pic.twitter.com/NDLzVZvOnp
— Jake Holmes, III (@jakethethird) April 6, 2021
Paul Pierce getting fired from ESPN for being unreasonably horny is the most Paul Pierce thing ever.
— Colb (@___Colb___) April 5, 2021