Skip to comments.Donald Sterling tells Anderson Cooper: I was 'baited' into 'a terrible mistake'
Posted on 05/12/2014 3:54:07 AM PDT by Dave346
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling says he's sorry but feels he was "baited" to make racist comments, nearly two weeks after the NBA fined him and banned him for life for his remarks in a recorded conversation.
"When I listen to that tape, I don't even know how I can say words like that. ... I don't know why the girl had me say those things," he told CNN's Anderson Cooper in an exclusive interview set to air on Monday.
"You're saying you were set up?" Cooper asked.
"Well yes, I was baited," Sterling said. "I mean, that's not the way I talk. I don't talk about people for one thing, ever. I talk about ideas and other things. I don't talk about people."
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I agree...he was baited royally. And what they have done to him is disgusting. Obama must be grinning from ear to ear.
Everything he says now can and will be used against him later.
Why is big money wasted on the terminally stupid!
and yet this senile old fool still keeps her around and still wants to go fishing with her.
“You mean I was caught up in a racial Badger Game, say it isn’t so!”
I agree he was baited, but he certainly didn’t have to “bite”. The thing I find really disgusting is that they want his wife to sell too. She didn’t do a thing but marry the cad. And I say cad because he was cheating against her. He is not exactly the most sympathetic guy.
My question is that if it was such a well known “fact” that Sterling was such a horrible racist, why did all those black players even consider playing for him?
games propaganda begin.
If he knew he was on tape then he got what he deserved, if he didnt know and is protecting someone(from that CA law) then he still deserves it.
Given what he said its sounds more like the first case,
Baited or not; he is still a fool.
Why does no one talk about that he is married and carrying on openly with a mistress?
Not my business I know; but the guy seems like a piece of work.
This whole Sterling fiasco is just another effort by the MSM to take the heat off Obama and his continued destruction of the USA.
There was an irony on the news this morning.
The first story mentioned a fatal random shots fired at some “DJ” event, and we know that means “rap culture”.
The following story was on Sterling being “disgraced” for saying, IIRC, that his mistress “shouldn’t hang out with black people”.
“and yet this senile old fool still keeps her around and still wants to go fishing with her.”
Of course, she’s his Silly Rabbit (in her mind).
I saw the headline and thought this was an article about the show “Mad Men”.
Here is the tape from TMZ:
He is so pathetic to have given this idiot any money much less have her around him.
You think he deserved to be forced to sell his possessions?
What possession was he forced to sell? His picture of her sitting next to him?
Well, you are technically correct, IIRC so far he has only been forced to part with $2,000,000
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