Connect with us

Sportswire

Charles Barkley sums up why he will never join Twitter

Charles Barkley has an avowed hatred of social media, and he expanded on why a bit on Saturday. Barkley was part of the pregame coverage for Saturday’s March Madness action, and the topic of discussion turned to the abusive tweets sent to Ohio State’s E.J. Liddell following the Buckeyes’ loss to Oral Roberts on Friday…. Read More

The post Charles Barkley sums up why he will never join Twitter appeared first on Larry Brown Sports.

Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley has an avowed hatred of social media, and he expanded on why a bit on Saturday.

Barkley was part of the pregame coverage for Saturday’s March Madness action, and the topic of discussion turned to the abusive tweets sent to Ohio State’s E.J. Liddell following the Buckeyes’ loss to Oral Roberts on Friday. Barkley cited the treatment of Liddell as one reason he has no interest in tweeting himself.

“These guys give me a hard time because I refuse and will never do any type of social media. This is the reason why,” Barkley said. “For you to give this kid death threats and hurl racial slurs at him because you’re safe in your own home like a coward behind a computer and nobody knows who you are. You need to take a hard look at yourself in the mirror.

“I am never going to be able to dignify these losers and interact with them ever. I don’t care how much money somebody offers me, I’m never going to do social media because of this. Barkley said on Saturday when discussing the messages Liddell received this week.”

Barkley’s position is completely defensible. Sure, a lot of people would probably love the chance to interact with him on social media. On the other hand, as a well-known figure, he’d also likely have to deal with a lot of nonsense and hate on the platform.

Barkley has demonstrated just how dug in he is when it comes to avoiding social media. This is just a reminder of that seriousness.

The post Charles Barkley sums up why he will never join Twitter appeared first on Larry Brown Sports.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent

MLB12 months ago

The Greatest Sports Call in Broadcasting History

Kirk Gibson’s 1988 World Series home run was a baseball play that occurred in Game 1 of the 1988 World...

NFL12 months ago

Rob Gronkowski “Just Joking” About Having Bucs’ Playbook

Rob Gronkowski posted a note on social media Wednesday to make clear that he was just joking when talking about...

MLB12 months ago

MLB Proposes 3-Division 2020 Play Based on Geography

MLB is one of the games genuinely faithful to its legacy, however even they are thinking about radical changes because...

NHL12 months ago

NHL Eyes December to Start 2020-21 Season

The 2019-20 NHL season has been suspended for about a month and a half now as the world fights the...

NHL12 months ago

5 Greatest Hockey Players of All-Time

This list hasn’t changed in 20 years. I can’t envision the rundown changing at any point in the near future....

NFL12 months ago

NFL Draft Made These 3 Teams Playoff Contenders

The 2020 NFL Draft spoke to an open door for NFL groups to drastically improve their lists with the expectations...

NCAAF12 months ago

Trevor Lawrence Heavy Favorite to be #1 Pick 2021 Draft

The 2020 NFL Draft is in the books and the football world is as of now amped up for the...

MLB12 months ago

Fan Made Epic Fenway Park Map in Fortnite

The COVID-19 pandemic has forestalled avid supporters from getting a charge out of baseball for about two months. While baseball...

NBA12 months ago

Vegas: Dennis Rodman Potential Successor to Kim Jong-Un

There’s a great deal of disarray encompassing the soundness of Kim Jong-un, the 36-year-old Supreme Leader of Democratic People’s Republic...

NBA12 months ago

Blake Griffin Calls Out TMZ Coverage

Detroit Pistons star Blake Griffin was as of late an objective of TMZ, which posted a strange article about him...