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Snoop insisted that his comment was not a threat.
“Here’s a message for the people that need to know,” he said in the new video clip posted to Instagram Download 360-degree video. “I’m a non-violent person. When I said what I said, I spoke for the people who felt like Gayle was very disrespectful towards Kobe Bryant and his family.”
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His remarks drew strong condemnation from across the spectrum as politicians, entertainers and athletes disparaged his words toad for sql server.
CBS News President Susan Zirinsky on Saturday labeled any threats against King “despicable.”
“We fully support Gayle King and her integrity as a journalist. We find the threats against her or any journalist doing their job reprehensible,” she said.
Former national security adviser Susan Rice told Snoop Dogg to “back the **** off” from Gayle King after the rapper’s comments.
“This is despicable. Gayle King is one of the most principled, fair and tough journalists alive. Snoop, back the **** off. You come for @GayleKing, you come against an army. You will lose, and it won’t be pretty.”
Snoop Dogg had joined LeBron James, 50 Cent – and even Bill Cosby – in criticizing King for asking Leslie whether Bryant’s legacy had been complicated by the rape accusation, the report said.
King herself called the social media clip distributed by CBS from the interview “out of context,” adding she was “very angry” with the network.
Zirinsky said the interview was “comprehensive and thoughtful,” Yahoo reported.
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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., also stood up for King.
“For those threatening her and inciting violence, stop it immediately,” he tweeted. “This is unacceptable. We must do better.”
Bryant, along with his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven others died in a helicopter crash in heavy fog on Jan. 26 while on the way to her basketball game.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.