ESPN announced on Tuesday that Stephen A. Smith has been more or less suspended for a week thanks to his comments regarding domestic violence on ‘First Take’ last Friday:
ESPN statement: “ESPN announced today that Stephen A. Smith will not appear on First Take or ESPN Radio for the next week. (1/2)”
— Steve Lepore (@stevelepore) July 29, 2014
The suspension comes a day after Smith offered a taped apology on ‘First Take’ for the comments, which he called “the most egregious error of [his] career.”
Smith will return to his regular duties next Wednesday. Enjoy your vacation, Stephen A.