NBA commentator Charles Barkley is in trouble – he’s being accused of threatening to beat up a female journalist for Axios, who is also a Black woman.
In the past, Charles has had a troubled relationship with Black women. He’s been accused of making many publicly derogatory comments about them. Andrew he’s being accused of threatening to put hands on one of them.
The African American journalist, Alexi McCammond, claims that she ran into Charles at a political event, where the NBA great appeared to be supporting multiple Presidential candidates.
When Alexi pointed out possible contradictions in Charles’ testaments, he allegedly became threatening. The 6 foot 5, 300 pound former athlete told the woman, “I don’t hit women but if I did I would hit you.”
She seems pretty shaken up over it.
Here’s her side of things: