Jemele Hill’s run at ESPN officially ended today as she and the company had reached a buyout of her contract back in August. She sent out a goodbye message.
Over the last several weeks, there have been a lot of rumors about my job status. Today is my last day at ESPN.
More from me on closing one of the most special chapters in my life: pic.twitter.com/jReaH5sWhW
— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) September 14, 2018
Hill, who left the 6 p.m. SportsCenter earlier this year, has become one of, if not the most controversial Bristol talent in recent times.
Last September she tweeted that President Donald Trump was a “white supremacist” leading to the White House to call for her firing during a press briefing. Last October she was suspended after criticizing Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and pointing out what would be an effective way to hurt his pocketbook.
Since leaving SportsCenter, Hill has been far from the public’s eye at The Undefeated. Anyone paying attention has known this day was coming, as the marriage had become hopelessly strained.
She was a bad fit at this ESPN, and now she’s Gone. Some fans kicked her on her way out. Typical, she was very polarizing.
— Michael Zylstra (@Zylstra87) September 14, 2018
Thank god. ESPN finally got rid of the right person
— Zach Coonick (@zcoonick6) September 14, 2018