Sha’Carri Richardson Sets New Personal Record Of Disrespect By Insulting Allyson Felix

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Allyson Felix is the most decorated Olympic track athlete this great nation has ever known, earning 11 medals through five Olympics dating back to the ’04 Games in Athens.

This week on Jimmy Kimmel, when guest host Steven A. Smith ate up interview time with Felix by asking her about the Sha’Carri Richardson debacle, no one would have faulted her for nodding off in the chair. That’d be like Stephen A. asking LeBron about Mac McClung on primetime television.

Instead, the 35-year-old showered Richardson with pleasantries and well-wishes.

“She’s obviously been through so much, and I hope that she’s supported,” Felix said. “I hope that people rally around her.

“Obviously she has a great personality and she’s brought a lot of attention to the sport. And I think she’ll be in the sport for a very long time. I think just more than anything, for all athletes, there’s so much that goes into it. So just give her the support that she needs.”

Richardson’s response:

“Encouraging words on tv shows are just as real as well nothing at all”

Pepper in a little Jamaica-shaming while we’re self-immolating.

It’s a sad reality, but sometimes it’s the most disappointing incidents that breed the best reactions.

 

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