Fox Sports activities persona Skip Bayless and his spouse, Ernestine Sclafani Bayless, don’t see eye-to-eye in terms of LeBron James.
Bayless — who has mainly made a profession out of bashing James as an analyst with ESPN and now Fox — mentioned the Lakers star in an interview together with his spouse, who confessed that she is kind of keen on the Lakers star.
“I don’t deliver it up as a result of I’m afraid,” Ernestine stated on “The Skip Bayless Present” final Thursday. She was responding to a fan query that requested for her ideas about James. “I like LeBron, I’m sorry. I’m going to confess. I do like LeBron James. I feel that he’s achieved fantastic issues for being a job mannequin.
“I do know he curses sometimes, however everybody curses. However I feel that he appears to be a pleasant man. Even after the sport and so they speak to him, he’s actually calm and he’s very nice and he tries. I don’t have hatred for him. He’s constructed faculties (the I Promise College in Akron, Ohio) and he’s achieved all these fantastic issues.”
Ernestine stated she noticed James in New York Metropolis, although she didn’t need to threat an introduction given Skip’s unending animus towards the four-time NBA champion.
“I don’t have a hatred. I noticed him strolling on Central Park South at some point. I used to be going to say ‘hello’ to him however I assumed he was gonna punch me if I advised him who I used to be,” she stated. “So I simply checked out him from afar and I used to be like, ‘Wow, he’s very tall.’ Aside from that, I don’t have an issue with him. I feel he’s a pleasant man. I wish to meet him and say ‘hey.’ He may name me, he may say ‘hey.’ I don’t care. I like him.”
Bayless didn’t argue his spouse’s opinion and stated, “OK, honest sufficient.” He did, nevertheless, interject a couple of instances throughout his spouse’s rationalization to notice that James curses “loads,” amongst different sly remarks.
Earlier than that, Ernestine known as out Skip when he stated the couple has by no means spoken about James at residence.
“Clearly I’ve had my points with LeBron as a basketball participant,” Skip stated. “Simply on the basketball court docket… however you and I’ve by no means spoken about LeBron at residence. I don’t deliver it residence.”
Ernestine shook her head, and stated, “You don’t deliver it residence? They need to do a actuality present of us as a result of that may be a extremely good one.”