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Mike Bloomberg Once Blamed End Of ‘Redlining’ For 2008 Economic Collapse

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WASHINGTON (AP) — At the height of the 2008 economic collapse, then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the elimination of a discriminatory housing practice known as “redlining” was responsible for instigating the meltdown.

“It all started back when there was a lot of pressure on banks to make loans to everyone,” Bloomberg, now a Democratic presidential candidate, said at a forum that was hosted by Georgetown University in September 2008. “Redlining, if you remember, was the term where banks took whole neighborhoods and said, ‘People in these neighborhoods are poor, they’re not going to be able to pay off their mortgages, tell your salesmen don’t go into those areas.’”

He continued: “And then Congress got involved ― local elected officials, as well ― and said, ‘Oh that’s not fair, these people should be able to get credit.’ And once you started pushing in that direction, banks started making more and more loans where the credit of the person buying the house wasn’t as good as you would like.”

Bloomberg, a billionaire who built a media and financial services empire before turning to electoral politics, was correct that the financial crisis was triggered in part by banks extending loans to borrowers who were ill-suited to repay them. But by attributing the meltdown to the elimination of redlining, a practice used by banks to discriminate against minority borrowers, Bloomberg appears to be blaming policies intended to bring equality to the housing market.

The term redlining comes from the “red lines” those in the financial industry would draw on a map to denote areas deemed ineligible for credit, frequently based on race.

“It’s been well documented that the 2008 crash was caused by unethical, predatory lending that deliberately targeted communities of color,” said Debra Gore-Mann, president and CEO of the Greenlining Institute, a nonprofit that works for racial and economic justice. “People of color were sold trick loans with exploding interest rates designed to push them into foreclosure. Our communities of color and low income communities were the victims of the crash, not the cause.”

Campaign spokesman Stu Loeser said that Bloomberg “attacked predatory lending” as mayor and, if elected president, has a plan to “help a million more Black families buy a house, and counteract the effects of redlining and the subprime mortgage crisis.”

The campaign also pointed to efforts by Bloomberg’s private philanthropy to help other cities craft policies that will help reduce evictions. He promised in a January speech to do a version of the very thing he criticized in 2008: Ask lenders to update their credit-scoring models, “because millions of black households don’t have a credit score which is needed to get a mortgage.”

After this story was published, Loeser added: “He’s saying that something bad – the financial crisis – followed something good, which is the fight against redlining that he was part of as Mayor.”

Bloomberg’s 2008 remarks stand in contrast with the decadeslong positions some of his rivals have held.

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s work as a professor and attorney has been devoted to the study of bankruptcy and the disastrous impact it has on the financial well-being of families. As a young Delaware senator, Joe Biden held hearings on unfair lending practices and sponsored legislation to ban discrimination in lending and crack down on industry figures who did.

The remarks are the latest instance of past comments by Bloomberg that have resurfaced in recent days that make him appear racially insensitive.

On Tuesday, an audio recording ricocheted around social media of the then-mayor defending his police department’s use of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” tactic during a 2015 appearance at the Aspen Institute.

Under the program, New York City police officers made it a routine practice to stop and search multitudes of mostly black and Hispanic men to see if they were carrying weapons.

Although he has since apologized for his support for the policy, in the recording Bloomberg said that “95%” of murders and murder victims are young male minorities and that “you can just take the description, Xerox it and pass it out to all the cops.” To combat crime, he said, “put a lot of cops where the crime is, which means in minority neighborhoods.”

Bloomberg’s resurfaced comments about redlining come as he’s in the midst of a two-day tour of the South that in part is focused on building relationships with black voters who are the backbone of the Democratic Party. On Thursday, he plans to launch “Mike for Black America”

Speaking to reporters in Tennessee on Wednesday, he refused to directly apologize for the 2015 comments. In response to repeated questions, he said, “I don’t think those words reflect how I led the most diverse city in the nation.”

“I apologized for the practice and the pain that it caused,” he said Wednesday. “It was five years ago. And, you know, it’s just not the way that I think, and it doesn’t reflect what I do every day.”

Introducing Bloomberg at an event in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Dr. Elenora Woods, president of the city’s NAACP chapter, said he would be a tireless fighter for economic justice for black Americans.

“Look, I know what racism looks like. I know what it looks like, and that’s not Mike Bloomberg,” she said.

Associated Press writers Alexandra Jaffe in Washington and Kathleen Ronayne in Chattanooga, Tenn., contributed to this report.

Catch up on the 2020 election campaign with AP experts on our weekly politics podcast, “Ground Game.”

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Rodrigo Duterte: What to know about the controversial Philippines president

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, an anti-establishment crusader and a ruthless fighter for the war on drugs shows parallels between himself and President Trump, both for their brash rhetoric and embrace of populism.

Early life

The son of a former governor of Davao Province in the southern Philippines, Duterte, despite coming from privilege, ran with a rough and tumble crowd, often getting into fights and brawls throughout his teenage years.

By the age of 15, he was carrying a gun and known as a street brawler, according to his brother Emmanuel Duterte.

Duterte told a reporter in 2018 that the first time he may have killed someone was during a drunken beach brawl at age 17. “Maybe I stabbed somebody to death,” he said of the incident.

“Violence in the house, violence in the school and violence in the neighborhood,” Duterte’s brother said. “That is why he is always angry. Because if you have pain when you are young, you are angry all the time.”

Duterte was regularly whipped by his mother, who reportedly once wore out a horsewhip from the frequent beatings, his brother said.

Throughout parochial school, he was caned by Jesuit priests, and as a freshman at the Ateneo de Davao High School, he was fondled by an American priest, he revealed in 2015.

The priest, whom Duterte identified as Rev. Mark Falvey, moved to California and died in 1975. The Jesuit order agreed in 2007 to pay $16 million to nine people Falvey molested when they were children attending a Hollywood church.

Political career

Duterte rose to political prominence in 1988, when he carved out a place for himself as the strong-arm mayor of Davao. In his more than 30 years since becoming mayor, he has never lost an election.

Duterte spent 20 years as mayor of his city and earned himself the nickname of “the death squad mayor” as rumors swirled that he regularly employed teams of hitmen to allegedly target and kill suspected drug dealers and addicts.

Despite being a fierce anti-drug crusader, Duterte himself struggled with drug abuse. Ten years after taking office, he filed for an annulment of his marriage, and a psychological assessment of Duterte concluded that he had “narcissistic personality disorder” and a “pervasive tendency to demean, humiliate others and violate their rights.”

Duterte has proudly touted his transformation of Davao from the country’s murder capital to one of its safest cities in the country.

Despite being a brutal mayor, Duterte is also known for his softer side and has been described as being one to take out a wad of cash from his pockets and give it to someone in need.

Duterte became president of the Philippines in May 2016. He garnered more than 16.6 million votes in the election, 6.6 million more than his closest opponent, Manuel Roxas, according to the Associated Press.

His policy agenda ramped up the war on drugs even further, employing brutal and deadly tactics including police raids.

As president, Duterte continued his repressive war on drugs killing over 5,526 people throughout his tenure, many who are from impoverished urban areas, and all through police operations from July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019, according to the Philippine National Police.

The death toll does not include the thousands more unidentified gunmen have killed in cases that the police do not seriously investigate, pushing the death toll to as high as 27,000 according to estimates by domestic human rights groups.

Duterte’s police forces have committed thousands of extrajudicial killings spreading from the capital region of metro Manila, into other cities and provinces, by raining homes and apprehending alleged drug dealers and users. Instead of being taken into custody, those arrested have died at the hands of police claiming self-defense.

Duterte has not been shy about his anti-drugs crusade, openly saying “I would be happy to slaughter them,” in reference to drug dealers.

“I might go down in the history as the butcher,” he said in January 2017.

Relationship with the U.S.

The Philippines notified the United States on Tuesday it would end a major security pact allowing American forces to train in the country – a pivotal move under Duterte, who continues to warm to China while distancing itself from the U.S., who was the nation’s former colonial ruler.

The 1998 Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) allows American forces, along with U.S. military ships and aircraft, to rotate through Philippine military bases for roughly 300 joint exercises annually with Filipino troops.

The decision by the Philippine government comes as Duterte’s relationship with the United States has grown contentious after the American government denied Senator Ronald dela Rosa, one of Duterte’s biggest champions for his violent war on drugs, a U.S. visa.

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Warren: We are watching a descent into authoritarianism

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MSNBC’s Chuck Todd criticized by Anti-Defamation League over Sanders ‘brownshirt brigade’ remark

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The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) called out MSNBC anchor Chuck Todd for bringing up a quote suggesting that supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., are part of a “digital brownshirt brigade.”

On Monday, during a panel discussion about the candidate’s surge ahead of Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary, Todd cited a column critical of Sanders’ online support.

“I want to bring up something that Jonathan Last put in The Bulwark today,” Todd said. “Here’s what he says: ‘No other candidate has anything like this digital brownshirt brigade. I mean, except for Donald Trump. The question that no one is asking is this; what if you can’t win the presidency without an online mob? What if we now live in a world having a bullying, agro-social media running around, hobbling everyone who sticks their head up is either an important ingredient for or a critical marker of success?'”

MSNBC’S CHUCK TODD USES ‘JOURNALISTIC SLEIGHTS OF HAND’ TO INSULT TRUMP, SANDERS VOTERS, CRITICS SAY

His remarks sparked backlash on social media, so much so that the ADL weighed in.

“As we enter a contentious campaign season, it is incumbent upon leaders & pundits to refrain from using offensive comparisons to the Holocaust. Doing so only diminishes the memories of the 6M Jews who were killed by Nazis & Nazi sympathizers,” the ADL tweeted.

The ADL is an international Jewish non-government group whose self-declared mission is to “stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all,” according to its website. A “brownshirt” is defined in Webster’s New World College Dictionary as “a storm trooper in Nazi Germany.”

Tom Elliott, founder and news editor of Grabien, which is a media company, told Fox News that because Todd is “one of NBC’s ostensibly straight news guys,” the “Meet The Press” moderator has to be more crafty in order to express his own opinions.

“Chuck Todd has to resort to these kinds of journalistic sleights of hand to get his own views across,” Elliott said. “He doesn’t have to personally express any opinions, he can just approvingly quote other people likening Sanders supporters to Nazis, or Trump fans to Bible-thumping rubes.”

Elliott referenced commentary Todd made in December 2019, where he read a letter to the editor of a Kentucky newspaper from January 2019, something Todd thought was a “fascinating attempt” to explain why so many Americans support President Trump.

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The letter read: “[W]hy do people support Trump? It’s because people have been trained from childhood to believe in fairy tales… This set their minds up to accept things that make them feel good… The more fairy tales and lies he tells the better they feel… Show me a person who believes in Noah’s ark and I will show you a Trump voter.”

“This gets at something, Dean, that my executive producer likes to say, ‘Hey, voters want to be lied to sometimes.’ They don’t always love being told hard truths,” Todd told New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet.

“I’m not quite sure I buy that,” Baquet immediately responded. “I’m not convinced that people want to be lied to. I think people want to be comforted, and I think bad politicians sometimes say comforting things to them.”

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Mike Bloomberg Once Blamed End Of ‘Redlining’ For 2008 Economic Collapse

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WASHINGTON (AP) — At the height of the 2008 economic collapse, then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the elimination of a discriminatory housing practice known as “redlining” was responsible for instigating the meltdown.

“It all started back when there was a lot of pressure on banks to make loans to everyone,” Bloomberg, now a Democratic presidential candidate, said at a forum that was hosted by Georgetown University in September 2008. “Redlining, if you remember, was the term where banks took whole neighborhoods and said, ‘People in these neighborhoods are poor, they’re not going to be able to pay off their mortgages, tell your salesmen don’t go into those areas.’”

He continued: “And then Congress got involved ― local elected officials, as well ― and said, ‘Oh that’s not fair, these people should be able to get credit.’ And once you started pushing in that direction, banks started making more and more loans where the credit of the person buying the house wasn’t as good as you would like.”

Bloomberg, a billionaire who built a media and financial services empire before turning to electoral politics, was correct that the financial crisis was triggered in part by banks extending loans to borrowers who were ill-suited to repay them. But by attributing the meltdown to the elimination of redlining, a practice used by banks to discriminate against minority borrowers, Bloomberg appears to be blaming policies intended to bring equality to the housing market.

The term redlining comes from the “red lines” those in the financial industry would draw on a map to denote areas deemed ineligible for credit, frequently based on race.

“It’s been well documented that the 2008 crash was caused by unethical, predatory lending that deliberately targeted communities of color,” said Debra Gore-Mann, president and CEO of the Greenlining Institute, a nonprofit that works for racial and economic justice. “People of color were sold trick loans with exploding interest rates designed to push them into foreclosure. Our communities of color and low income communities were the victims of the crash, not the cause.”

Campaign spokesman Stu Loeser said that Bloomberg “attacked predatory lending” as mayor and, if elected president, has a plan to “help a million more Black families buy a house, and counteract the effects of redlining and the subprime mortgage crisis.”

The campaign also pointed to efforts by Bloomberg’s private philanthropy to help other cities craft policies that will help reduce evictions. He promised in a January speech to do a version of the very thing he criticized in 2008: Ask lenders to update their credit-scoring models, “because millions of black households don’t have a credit score which is needed to get a mortgage.”

After this story was published, Loeser added: “He’s saying that something bad – the financial crisis – followed something good, which is the fight against redlining that he was part of as Mayor.”

Bloomberg’s 2008 remarks stand in contrast with the decadeslong positions some of his rivals have held.

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s work as a professor and attorney has been devoted to the study of bankruptcy and the disastrous impact it has on the financial well-being of families. As a young Delaware senator, Joe Biden held hearings on unfair lending practices and sponsored legislation to ban discrimination in lending and crack down on industry figures who did.

The remarks are the latest instance of past comments by Bloomberg that have resurfaced in recent days that make him appear racially insensitive.

On Tuesday, an audio recording ricocheted around social media of the then-mayor defending his police department’s use of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” tactic during a 2015 appearance at the Aspen Institute.

Under the program, New York City police officers made it a routine practice to stop and search multitudes of mostly black and Hispanic men to see if they were carrying weapons.

Although he has since apologized for his support for the policy, in the recording Bloomberg said that “95%” of murders and murder victims are young male minorities and that “you can just take the description, Xerox it and pass it out to all the cops.” To combat crime, he said, “put a lot of cops where the crime is, which means in minority neighborhoods.”

Bloomberg’s resurfaced comments about redlining come as he’s in the midst of a two-day tour of the South that in part is focused on building relationships with black voters who are the backbone of the Democratic Party. On Thursday, he plans to launch “Mike for Black America”

Speaking to reporters in Tennessee on Wednesday, he refused to directly apologize for the 2015 comments. In response to repeated questions, he said, “I don’t think those words reflect how I led the most diverse city in the nation.”

“I apologized for the practice and the pain that it caused,” he said Wednesday. “It was five years ago. And, you know, it’s just not the way that I think, and it doesn’t reflect what I do every day.”

Introducing Bloomberg at an event in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Dr. Elenora Woods, president of the city’s NAACP chapter, said he would be a tireless fighter for economic justice for black Americans.

“Look, I know what racism looks like. I know what it looks like, and that’s not Mike Bloomberg,” she said.

Associated Press writers Alexandra Jaffe in Washington and Kathleen Ronayne in Chattanooga, Tenn., contributed to this report.

Catch up on the 2020 election campaign with AP experts on our weekly politics podcast, “Ground Game.”

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What are the hardest colleges to get into?

As the college admissions process becomes more and more competitive, what are the hardest colleges to get into? College-ranking website Niche compiled a list using Department of Education data, which included SAT and ACT scores of applicants, as well as acceptance rates. To arrive at these rankings, acceptance rates are weighted at 60 percent and SAT/ACT scores are weighted at 40 percent. By this definition, a lower acceptance rate doesn’t always mean “harder” to get into. (All average undergraduate tuitions listed include room and board.)

10. University of Pennsylvania 

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UPenn had an acceptance rate of 9 percent and an SAT range of 1420-1560. The university cost $73,960 for the 2019-2020 school year and an undergraduate population of 10,448 for that year.

9. Brown University

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Brown had an 8 percent acceptance rate and an SAT range of 1400-1570. It cost $76,604 for the 2019-2020 school year and an undergraduate population of 6,752.

8. Columbia University 

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Columbia in the Manhattan borough of New York City had an acceptance rate of 7 percent and an SAT range of 1410-1570. It had an undergraduate population of about 4,500 and for the 2018-2019 school year cost $76,856.

7. University of Chicago 

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The University of Chicago had an acceptance rate of 8 percent and an SAT range of 1480-1580. The 2019-2020 cost was $74,636, and there were around 6,595 undergraduate students.

6. Princeton University 

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Princeton, located in the New Jersey city it’s named after, had a 6 percent acceptance rate and an SAT range of 1430-1570. It cost $69,950 for the 2019-2020 year and 5,267 undergraduate students for the same year.

5. Yale University 

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New Haven, USA – May 4, 2015: Yale University campus on April 4, 2015. It is a private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701

Yale had a 7 percent acceptance rate and SAT range of 1460-1580. It had an undergraduate population of 5,964 for the 2018-2019 school year and a cost of $72,100 for 2019-2020.

4. California Institute of Technology

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Pasadena, United States – October 1, 2013: Caltech Main Entrance to the California Institute of Technology. Caltech is a research university in Pasadena, CA and home to 32 Nobel Prizes.

Caltech, in Pasadena, Calif., had an 8 percent acceptance rate and 1530-1590 SAT range and a small enrollment of only 938 undergraduate students for the Fall 2019 term. The cost of attendance was $74,763.

3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

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MIT, in Cambridge, Mass., has a 7 percent acceptance rate and an SAT range 1490-1570. The cost for 2019-2020 was $73,160, and it had 4,530 undergraduate students. MIT was rated No. 1 “best” college in America for 2020, by Niche, “based on rigorous analysis of academic, admissions, financial, and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with millions of reviews from students and alumni.”

2. Stanford University 

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Stanford in Palo Alto, Calif., has a 5 percent acceptance rate and an average SAT range of 1390-1540. Stanford had about 6,994 students enrolled in its undergraduate program as of the Fall quarter of 2019. The cost for the 2019-2020 school year was $72,728.

1. Harvard University 

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This Ivy League university has a 5 percent acceptance rate. The average SAT range is 1460-1590. The school has around 6,700 undergraduate students and the total cost without financial aid for 2019-2020 was $69,607. Harvard was ranked as No. 4 “best” college for 2020 by Niche.

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Snoop Dogg Apologizes To Gayle King For ‘Derogatory’ Attack Over Kobe Bryant

Snoop Dogg has apologized to CBS News anchor Gayle King after he attacked her in a threatening Instagram video last week for asking a guest on her show if the sexual assault charges once pursued against the late Kobe Bryant complicated his legacy.

The rapper, whose real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., posted a new video addressing the“CBS This Morning” host Wednesday, saying he overreacted and should have handled the situation differently.

“Gayle King, I publicly tore you down by coming at you in a derogatory manner based off of emotions,” he said.

“So I would like to apologize to you publicly for the language that I used and calling you out of your name and just being disrespectful.” 

Snoop Dogg said he was angry over the questions King asked about Bryant, who died last month in a helicopter crash, during the interview last week with former WNBA star Lisa Leslie. Snoop Dogg said he felt he had to stand up for a friend who was no longer alive to defend himself.

In the rapper’s initial video condemning King, which has since been deleted, he raged at King and also Oprah Winfrey for attacking Black men accused of sexual assault but not calling out Harvey Weinstein in equal proportion. He made several subsequent posts about this point and defended Michael Jackson and Bill Cosby, who is currently serving a three-to-10-year prison term for sexual assault. Those posts have not been removed.

In the deleted video, he said: “How dare you try and tarnish my motherfucking homeboy’s reputation…. Respect the family and back off, bitch, before we come get you.”

Though the comments section contained many comments urging the rapper on, others, including former national security adviser Susan Rice, harshly criticized the comments.

Snoop Dogg claimed in another video days later that he “didn’t threaten her,” but he was just calling for some respect to the Bryant family.

Winfrey said on NBC’s “Today” last week that King was “not doing well” and had been targeted by death threats in the backlash that followed her interview.

“The misogynist vitriol and the attacking to the point where it is dangerous to be in the streets alone,” Winfrey said. “It’s not just the people who are attacking. It’s the other people who take that message and feel like they can do whatever they want to because of it,” she said.

King also spoke out to clarify that that portion of her interview was just one part of a much longer and wider discussion giving an overview of Bryant’s life, accomplishments and career, and she felt the court case was a part of the whole picture. 

“I’m embarrassed and I am very angry. Unbeknownst to me my network put up a clip from a very wide-ranging interview, totally taken out of context and when you see it that way it’s very jarring,” King said.

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Snoop Dogg Apologizes To Gayle King For ‘Derogatory’ Attack Over Kobe Bryant

Westlake Legal Group 5e44993a21000061002692b1 Snoop Dogg Apologizes To Gayle King For ‘Derogatory’ Attack Over Kobe Bryant

Snoop Dogg has apologized to CBS News anchor Gayle King after he attacked her in a threatening Instagram video last week for asking a guest on her show if the sexual assault charges once pursued against the late Kobe Bryant complicated his legacy.

The rapper, whose real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., posted a new video addressing the“CBS This Morning” host Wednesday, saying he overreacted and should have handled the situation differently.

“Gayle King, I publicly tore you down by coming at you in a derogatory manner based off of emotions,” he said.

“So I would like to apologize to you publicly for the language that I used and calling you out of your name and just being disrespectful.” 

Snoop Dogg said he was angry over the questions King asked about Bryant, who died last month in a helicopter crash, during the interview last week with former WNBA star Lisa Leslie. Snoop Dogg said he felt he had to stand up for a friend who was no longer alive to defend himself.

In the rapper’s initial video condemning King, which has since been deleted, he raged at King and also Oprah Winfrey for attacking Black men accused of sexual assault but not calling out Harvey Weinstein in equal proportion. He made several subsequent posts about this point and defended Michael Jackson and Bill Cosby, who is currently serving a three-to-10-year prison term for sexual assault. Those posts have not been removed.

In the deleted video, he said: “How dare you try and tarnish my motherfucking homeboy’s reputation…. Respect the family and back off, bitch, before we come get you.”

Though the comments section contained many comments urging the rapper on, others, including former national security adviser Susan Rice, harshly criticized the comments.

Snoop Dogg claimed in another video days later that he “didn’t threaten her,” but he was just calling for some respect to the Bryant family.

Winfrey said on NBC’s “Today” last week that King was “not doing well” and had been targeted by death threats in the backlash that followed her interview.

“The misogynist vitriol and the attacking to the point where it is dangerous to be in the streets alone,” Winfrey said. “It’s not just the people who are attacking. It’s the other people who take that message and feel like they can do whatever they want to because of it,” she said.

King also spoke out to clarify that that portion of her interview was just one part of a much longer and wider discussion giving an overview of Bryant’s life, accomplishments and career, and she felt the court case was a part of the whole picture. 

“I’m embarrassed and I am very angry. Unbeknownst to me my network put up a clip from a very wide-ranging interview, totally taken out of context and when you see it that way it’s very jarring,” King said.

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Snoop Dogg Apologizes To Gayle King For ‘Derogatory’ Attack Over Kobe Bryant

Westlake Legal Group 5e44993a21000061002692b1 Snoop Dogg Apologizes To Gayle King For ‘Derogatory’ Attack Over Kobe Bryant

Snoop Dogg has apologized to CBS News anchor Gayle King after he attacked her in a threatening Instagram video last week for asking a guest on her show if the sexual assault charges once pursued against the late Kobe Bryant complicated his legacy.

The rapper, whose real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., posted a new video addressing the“CBS This Morning” host Wednesday, saying he overreacted and should have handled the situation differently.

“Gayle King, I publicly tore you down by coming at you in a derogatory manner based off of emotions,” he said.

“So I would like to apologize to you publicly for the language that I used and calling you out of your name and just being disrespectful.” 

Snoop Dogg said he was angry over the questions King asked about Bryant, who died last month in a helicopter crash, during the interview last week with former WNBA star Lisa Leslie. Snoop Dogg said he felt he had to stand up for a friend who was no longer alive to defend himself.

In the rapper’s initial video condemning King, which has since been deleted, he raged at King and also Oprah Winfrey for attacking Black men accused of sexual assault but not calling out Harvey Weinstein in equal proportion. He made several subsequent posts about this point and defended Michael Jackson and Bill Cosby, who is currently serving a three-to-10-year prison term for sexual assault. Those posts have not been removed.

In the deleted video, he said: “How dare you try and tarnish my motherfucking homeboy’s reputation…. Respect the family and back off, bitch, before we come get you.”

Though the comments section contained many comments urging the rapper on, others, including former national security adviser Susan Rice, harshly criticized the comments.

Snoop Dogg claimed in another video days later that he “didn’t threaten her,” but he was just calling for some respect to the Bryant family.

Winfrey said on NBC’s “Today” last week that King was “not doing well” and had been targeted by death threats in the backlash that followed her interview.

“The misogynist vitriol and the attacking to the point where it is dangerous to be in the streets alone,” Winfrey said. “It’s not just the people who are attacking. It’s the other people who take that message and feel like they can do whatever they want to because of it,” she said.

King also spoke out to clarify that that portion of her interview was just one part of a much longer and wider discussion giving an overview of Bryant’s life, accomplishments and career, and she felt the court case was a part of the whole picture. 

“I’m embarrassed and I am very angry. Unbeknownst to me my network put up a clip from a very wide-ranging interview, totally taken out of context and when you see it that way it’s very jarring,” King said.

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Virginia House passes bill to give electoral votes to popular vote winner

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