Stephen A. Smith Addresses Kim Kardashian 'Prostitute' Tweet

WATCH: Stephen A. Smith Addresses Deleted Tweet Referring To Kim Kardashian As A ‘Prostitute’ & Kris Jenner A ‘Pimp’

Stephen A. Smith is addresing a now-deleted tweet from his official Twitter account that referred to Kim Kardashian as a “prostitute.” Additionally, the tweet also referred to Kardashian’s mother, Kris Jenner,” as a “pimp.”

RELATED: WATCH: Stephen A. Smith Apologizes To Rihanna For Comments About Her Upcoming Super Bowl Halftime Performance

The Initial Tweet Regarding Kim Kardashian & Kris Jenner From Stephen A. Smith’s Twitter

Over the weekend, Smith’s official Twitter account shared two questions for social media users regarding Kim Kardashian and Kris Jenner.

“Is Kim Kardashian a ‘prostitute’? Is Kris Jenner a “pimp”?”

The tweet read.

According to TMZ, the tweet was a “teaser” for a recent episode of Smith’s ‘The Stephen A. Smith Show.’

Shortly after, Smith’s tweet was deleted. However, NBA star Patrick Beverly called Smith out for his words, adding that they were “not cool.”

“Not cool. She has kids. Should not be the tittle or topic.”

Smith then responded explaining that it was a “clerical error.” Additionally, he even tagged Kardashian in his response, explaining that he would not “speak of her or any woman that way.”

“Clerical error bro. You are absolutely right. That is being corrected right now as we speak. And for the record, I don’t think of @KimKardashian

that way nor would I ever speak of her or any woman that way, which I’ve stated. That’s for checking that issue.”

The Sports Commentator Steps Into The Shade Room To Address The Now-Deleted Tweet

The Shade Room caught up with the sports commentator while present at the Crawford v. Spence boxing match over the weekend. Smith shared an exclusive statement regarding the tweet from his account.

The 55-year-old explained that the tweet was an “accident” that “shouldn’t have happened.”

“It was an accident, that shouldn’t hav happened…”

Additionally, he explained that the tweet wasn’t made by him. However, he apologized for the incident even taking place.

“That wasn’t me, that was a member of my team. But the bottom line is that the responsbility falls on my shoulders. I apologize for that.”

Social Media Reacts After Stephen A. Smith Explains The Tweet Regarding Kim K. & Kris Jenner

Instagram users quickly took to the The Shade Room’s comment section to share their humorous responses to Smith’s apology. Many social media users didn’t appear to take Smith’s words seriously.

Instagram user @anthonyserpas wrote.
“Me if I get called into HR for my shaderoom comments”
Others shared their pure belief that the tweet was made by Smith despite his denial.
Instagram user @_chepkoech93_ wrote.
“Naah you said what you said. You actually wrote it, it doesn’t get worse than that😂”

While @staceelynnn added.

“Team = me, myself and I.”
Meanwhile, one user, @msbasketball1, condemned Smith for his “highly disrespectful” words.
“Unacceptable!!! He/They know better!!! This was highly disrespectful!! And someone needs to be held responsible!! This was beyond unprofessional!!”

Stephen A. Smith Recently Came Under Criticism For His Comments Regarding Rihanna

As The Shade Room previously reported, in January, Smith came under fire for his comments regarding Rihanna ahead of his Super Bowl halftime performance.

RELATED: Stephen A. Smith Shares His Take On Rihanna Performing At The Upcoming Super Bowl: ‘She Ain’t Beyoncé’

At the time, Smith said Rihanna was “a lot of things.” However, he added that she “ain’t Beyoncé.”

“I don’t want to say that I’m not excited — she’s fantastic. That’s not where I’m going with this. Ladies and gentlemen, she’s a lot of things. She’s spectacular, actually — And congratulations on new momma-hood… There’s one thing she’s not! She ain’t Beyoncé.”

After receiving widespread public backlash, Smith then apologized to Rihanna, as reported by The Shade Room.

RELATED:WATCH: Stephen A. Smith Apologizes To Rihanna For Comments About Her Upcoming Super Bowl Halftime Performance

“Apologies to Rihanna for my words, gotta be more careful!… I want Rihanna to know, you’re a superstar. You’re sensational. You’re spectacular. You’re no joke. And you’re a worthy person to be doing the Super Bowl halftime show.”


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