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Charles Barkley Apologizes For Joke About Hitting Woman Reporter

A political reporter says NBA legend Charles Barkley allegedly threatened to hit her after she questioned his apparent flip-floppy political view as they discussed the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls. Alexi McCammond, who is covering the 2020 presidential race for Axios, posted a series of tweets accusing Barkley, 56, of making inappropriate remarks while speaking to her off the record at a late, unspecified event.

“Just FYI Charles Barkley told me tonight ‘I don’t hit women but if I did I would hit you,’ and then when I objected to that he told me I ‘couldn’t take a joke,’” McCammond wrote.

Barkley, through Turner Sports, apologized for his comments this morning.

“My comment was inappropriate and unacceptable. It was an attempted joke that wasn’t funny at all. There’s no excuse for it and I apologize,” Barkley said in the statement.”

https://twitter.com/TurnerSportsPR/status/1197172214367506432?s=19

Yikes! So far nothing more has been said by either party on the incident. Would YOU accept his apology?

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