Snoop Dogg has claimed his rant about TV journalist Gayle King was about “respect”, after she raised the late NBA star’s 2003 physical dispute case days after he and eight others were finished in a helicopter crash. Snoop believed King, who was interviewing Bryant’s close friend, former WNBA star Lisa Leslie was being disrespectful towards Bryant, after she said his legacy was “complicated” because of the case. The Los Angeles Lakers star reached an out of court settlement with his claimer and the case was dropped.
In a video posted on Instagram, Snoop warned the newcaster to “back, before we come get you.
A short time later, King’s best friend Oprah Winfrey said the journalist was getting loss warns. Snoop received a heavy backlash from figures including CBS News President Susan Zirinsky, who called his warns against King “reprehensible”.
Former national security advisor Susan Rice, a friend of King’s, told the rapper to “back the”. Snoop later apologised.
Kobe and Gianna Bryant: A celebration of life He has now appeared on Red Table Talk with Jada Pinkett Smith, her daughter Willow and mother Adrienne Banfield Norris.
“I wanted to make sure that the message was across that, ‘We love Kobe,’ and, ‘be respectful of Vanessa and those kids,’” Snoop says in a preview clip for the episode.
“That’s what the whole intent was, ‘protect that woman and them babies over there because she’s still deploring. Let’s give them that respect,’” the pop star says about Kobe’s widow, Vanessa Bryant.
Jada Pinkett Smith confronts Snoop Dogg after he warned Gayle King Snoop Dogg insists his music event won’t be another Fyre festival Gayle King accepts Snoop Dogg’s apology for ‘warning’ her In the same interview. Pinkett Smith told Snoop Dogg that when she first heard his comments about King, her “heart dropped”.
“I felt like not only were you talking to Gayle, but you were talking to me,” she said. “I was like, ‘Oh no, Snoop has now taken his power flow from me, far from Willow, far from my mother.
“I was like, ’Not Snoop!’ That was one of the reasons why I felt like I really wanted to have the conversation with you in the spirit of healing.”
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