Alison Morris was anchoring the cable network’s coverage of the tragic death of Kobe Bryant on Sunday afternoon when she stumbled upon the name of the late basketball legend’s former NBA team, the Lakers.
Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were among nine people killed when his private helicopter crashed in the hills of Calabasas, California, on Sunday morning.
While paying tribute to Bryant, Morris said he was ‘perfectly cast on the Los Angeles n*****s.’
Now the crazies are out for blood. Here’s the link to a petition to have MSNBC’s Alison Morris fired. So freaking ridiculous. People need to get a grip.
Alison did have a few come to her defense.
Morris later took to Twitter and denied that she said the N-word.
Earlier today, while reporting on the tragic news of Kobe Bryant’s passing, I unfortunately stuttered on air, combining the names of the Knicks and the Lakers to say “Nakers”,’ Morris tweeted on Sunday.
‘Please know I did not & would NEVER use a racist term.
‘I apologize for the confusion this caused.’
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