Martellus Bennett Calls Out Jason Whitlock For Saying LeBron James Is Too Rich To Complain About Racism

Earlier this week, LeBron James was the victim of a hate crime after someone spray painted the ‘n-word’ on the gate of his Los Angeles home. Lebron was asked about it during the NBA Finals Media Day and spoke in detail about how difficult it is being African American in the United States as we continue to deal with racism in 2017:

“No matter how much money you have, no matter how famous you are, no matter how many people admire you, you know being black in America is tough and we got a long way to go, for us as a society and for us as African-Americans, until we feel equal in America.”

On Thursday, Fox Sports 1 loud mouth Jason Whitlock was a guest on ‘The Herd’ and stated that LeBron James, despite being the victim of a hate crime, was too rich to suffer from racism and it’s only a problem for poor people:

Many people spoke out against Whitlock’s comments including many of his colleagues but Green Bay Packers tight end Martellus Bennett was very outspoken against Whitlock’s outlandish remarks:

When Whitlock responded to Bennett, the newly signed Packers tight end let it know he wasn’t backing down: