It is official, Don Cherry has been fired from Sportsnet for his insensitive comments.
Statement from Sportsnet: pic.twitter.com/ah3twdx9po
— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) November 11, 2019
According to an “unconfirmed report”, legendary hockey commentator Don Cherry has been fired.
Unconfirmed report that Don Cherry has been fired.
— Ken Campbell (@THNKenCampbell) November 11, 2019
Here is some background on Cherry’s recent comments on immigrants and how it got to this point.
Don Cherry’s rant on immigrants:
“You people… love our way of life, love our milk and honey. At least you could pay a couple of bucks for poppies or something like that. These guys paid for your way of life that you enjoy in Canada.”
Ron MacLean nodded and gave a thumbs up. pic.twitter.com/OXnIwV1n9T
— Rosa Hwang (@journorosa) November 10, 2019