Adrian Wojnarowski apologized for sending an email to Missouri Senator Josh Hawley that said “Fuck you” in response to a press release about the NBA and China. At least one of Woj’s colleagues believes that he had nothing to apologize for.
Martenzie Johnson, an associate editor for ESPN’s Undefeated, tweeted the following this afternoon:
We should all publicly back our colleagues, especially against bad-faith efforts.
Woj has nothing to apologize for, but he did, and that’s OK. I’m always going to ride for my teammates. https://t.co/vFAcdRtWOw
— Martenzie Johnson (@Martenzie) July 10, 2020
ESPN issued the following statement on Wojnarowski’s email: “This is completely unacceptable behavior and we do not condone it. It is inexcusable for anyone working for ESPN to respond in the way Adrian did to Senator Hawley. We are addressing it directly with Adrian and specifics of those conversations will remain internal.”
It’ll be interesting to see where the story goes from here.