James producing series ‘Shut Up and Dribble'

Aaron Brown
August 8, 2018

LeBron James mocks Fox News with the title of his new TV series "Shut Up and Dribble". Gotham Chopra will serve as a producer as well as the director of the series.

"Must they run their mouths like that? Not once. He's never let these kids down", he said. "It's always unwise to seek political advice from someone who gets paid $100 million a year to bounce a ball", she said.

In 2013, Trump said LeBron was "a great player and a great guy".

A number of Trump's allies may also be taking steps to preserve their own reputations if they want to remain in the public eye - both in business and in politics - after the Trump presidency is over. She added that there was "no racial intent" in her remarks, claiming that "false, defamatory charges of racism are a transparent attempt to immunize entertainment and sports elites from scrutiny and criticism".

Melania's bold comments came just one day after senior aide Reagan Hedlund, who helped to develop the "Be Best" anti-bullying initiative, was fired. Gotham Chopra, who directed Tom Brady's Facebook docuseries Tom vs. Time and AT&T's Religion of Sports series, will direct Shut Up And Dribble.

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The president lashed out at James after the three-time National Basketball Association champion was interviewed by CNN's Don Lemon largely to tout a public school in Akron, Ohio that his foundation helped to open last week.

"As a journalist I don't really like being the story here", Lemon said. "I'd sit across from Barack [Obama], though".

Trump criticized James on Friday after an interview aired with CNN anchor Don Lemon in which he deemed Trump divisive. "He made Lebron look smart, which isn't easy to do". Even Michael Jordan - who the world assumed Trump was referencing - praised LeBron for his character and charity work.

Melania Trump made headlines when her spokeswoman issued a statement Saturday that said James appears to be "working to do good things" for children.

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