LeBron James adds Showtime documentary to TV portfolio

Michael Jordan says 'I support' LeBron James after Trump attack

The title of the three-part series, Shut Up and Dribble, is a not-so-subtle reference to the words used by Fox News host Laura Ingraham in February, when she went on air to denounce the basketball star's criticism of President Donald Trump. Now, James is turning the insult into a sharp retort.

Nevertheless, her comments were the subject the following month of a "Saturday Night Live" opening monologue by Charles Barkley, who noted that "this country has a great tradition of athletes speaking their minds" and told James to "keep on dribbling and don't ever shut up". Ingraham published a book way back in 2006 entitled, you guessed it, Shut Up And Sing: How Elites from Hollywood, Politics and the Media Are Subverting America.

Lemon concluded by lamenting that Trump's conduct and attacks on James reflect a dark underbelly of American society where racial minorities get antagonized by their fellow citizens while the president seems to encourage such behavior. The league soon became an incubator for many of its top athletes to grow their brands beyond the court, becoming powerful players in commerce and fashion, and transcending the game to become cultural icons.

The series will examine the ever-changing role of National Basketball Association athletes within the political discourse of the day in a three-part series that premieres in October.

New Report Sheds Light on Presidential Twitter Tirade Against Robert Mueller
She told reporters at her daily news conference that Trump was not indulging in obstruction of justice by issuing such a tweet. Along with their defense of collusion, Trump and Giuliani have begun personal attacks on Robert Mueller , the special counsel.

"Lebron James was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, Don Lemon".

The tweet was quickly condemned, or at least heavily shaded, in most corners of the internet.

Even First Lady Melania Trump had positive things to say about James's work in the wake of her husband's tweet.

LeBron James's SpringHill Entertainment has steadily grown into quite the enterprise in the world of film-making and entertainment, and this summer LeBron has added a number of new projects to his company's portfolio.

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