VIDEO: White celeb asked if knocking out black celeb in exhibition boxing match was racist

VIDEO: White celeb asked if knocking out black celeb in exhibition boxing match was racist
Jake Paul, Jemele Hill, Cari Champion (Image: VICE screen grab)

[Ed. – If this was a joke question, how about letting the rest of us in on it?]

Just over a week ago, YouTube star Jake Paul made headlines when he knocked out former NBA player Nate Robinson in a boxing match.

The match didn’t last long, as Paul knocked Robinson to the ground in the very first round. Later in the fight, the YouTube star knocked out the former NBA player in a clip that went viral on social media.

With over a week to process how the fight played out, Paul received an interesting question from former ESPN host Jemele Hill.

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Hill and fellow former ESPNer Cari Champion host a show titled: “Cari & Jemele (Won’t) Stick to Sports.” On the show, Hill asked Paul if what he did to Nate Robinson was racist.

It’s difficult to tell if Hill is legitimately asking Paul if what he did was racist or if there is an underlying sarcasm. …

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