Lto the situation of the basketball star of Phoenix MercuryBrittney Grinerdetained in Russia since February 17, has generated mixed opinions in Ame
Former UFC Fighter Tim Kennedy Slams Brittney Griner’s ‘Ironic and Despicable’ Behavior
Lto the situation of the basketball star of Phoenix MercuryBrittney Grinerdetained in Russia since February 17, has generated mixed opinions in American society, many people believe that the American government should do everything possible to bring the Olympic medalist back home, as is the case of the former fighter of UFC Tim Kennedy.
However, that doesn’t mean that kennedy is in favor of the behavior of Grinerwho has pleaded with the US president Joe Biden to intervene to prevent him from having to serve up to 10 years in prison for drug possession.
Tim Kennedy’s reflection
“Remember that time you protested against your own government and even requested that the national anthem not be played at your games and then you went back to this same government and begged it to intervene on your behalf to get you out of a Russian prison after you illegally brought drugs into their prison? pass”, I wrote Kennedy on Instagram. “There is nothing more ironic than this. Even with their despicable behavior, I believe that every American, even those who hate their own country, is worth fighting for.”
kennedy finds it incongruous that Griner I was one of those basketball players from the WNBA who knelt during the singing of the US National Anthem to protest the U.S. government’s acts of police brutality against Black people and is now calling on that same government, now run by Joe. Biden.
Return Brittney Griner home?
Social issues are not foreign to sports in the United States, however, despite the differences, Kennedy continues to think that Griner should be defended by Biden while the athlete is in the middle of a trial whose outcome is not expected to be favorable in the future. foreign country
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