Melania Praises LeBron James After Donald’s Racist Tweet


Apparently, Donald Trump was home late this Friday, managed to watch LeBron James interviewed regarding the school he built from the ground up to help our country's disadvantaged youth, and chose to get in on the whole MJ/Bron debate a little bit, too. “He made Lebron look smart, which isnt easy to do.”.

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts after a play against the Boston Celtics in game six of the Eastern conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena.

The statement noted that Mrs. Trump has been promoting her Be Best campaign and talking to children about the "importance of responsible online behavior".

This week, LeBron James opened The I Promise School, a fully-funded public elementary school catering to 240 at-risk teenagers in Akron, Ohio. "He's doing an wonderful job for his community".

Jordan did respond with a statement in support for James.

Of course, the tweet comes on the heels of a monumental week for James.

Trump's communications director Stephanie Grisham released a statement, stating that the First Lady believed that James was "working to do good things on behalf of our next generation".

When Lemon asked: “What would you say to the President if he was sitting right here?” James said: “I would never sit across from him.”.

The First Lady's comments come after Trump used Twitter to attack the famous basketball star.

Trump's tweet prompted an outpouring of defense for James, the latest of which comes from the first lady.

In a volley of late-night tweets, Mr. Trump publicly lashed out at Mr. James, questioning his intelligence and terming his interviewer from CNN Don Lemon as the "dumbest man" on television.

The I Promise School is the culmination of almost a decade of work by James' foundation, with its focus on educating children from challenging situations and backgrounds.

Trump has long denounced the media - CNN in particular - and rarely lets a slight go unnoticed.

Melania's different opinion in regards to LeBron isn't the first time she's expressed opposing views on something Donald's said or done.

James had just opened a school for underprivileged children in Ohio.

James also drew solidarity from his fellow sports personalities.

Lakers owner Jeanie Buss said the franchise "could not be more proud to have LeBron James as part of our Lakers family".