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Roland Martin On CNN: White Male Executives 'Not Enamored' Of 'Strong, Confident Minorities'

Outgoing CNN pundit Roland Martin said on Thursday that executives who were uncomfortable with hiring black people as hosts had held back his rise at the network.


by Anonymousreply 2803/31/2013

Homophobic fat asshole with few ideas and a big mouth.

by Anonymousreply 103/30/2013

Well, I don't know if he's right or wrong about the inner workings of CNN, but the mystery of how Anderson Cooper remains employed with bottom basement ratings does make you wonder.

by Anonymousreply 203/30/2013

There are a lot of barriers to success when you are a minority. There is no doubt about that. I believe him.

by Anonymousreply 303/30/2013

He's an asshole, but it is curious how CNN is purging its minorities while giving Anderson Cooper his 5,000th attempt at having a successful show. MSNBC is just as bad.

by Anonymousreply 403/30/2013

Martin very likely has a point.

However, if CNN decided to purge all of the gays from the channel and one of them piped up about, Martin would be the first to accuse them of asking for special treatment.

by Anonymousreply 503/30/2013

What R5 said.

by Anonymousreply 603/30/2013

[quote]MSNBC is just as bad.

Yes, the lesbian, black man, fat man, and man who looks like a girl are all about white male power.

by Anonymousreply 703/30/2013

You forgot the black woman

by Anonymousreply 803/30/2013

Of course he's right, have you seen the tripe at CNN lately?

by Anonymousreply 903/30/2013

Is Don Lemon the only black anchor left?

by Anonymousreply 1003/30/2013

For now, R10.

by Anonymousreply 1103/30/2013

Roland Martin makes my skin crawl. He's so obviously gay - hence the homophobia.

by Anonymousreply 1203/30/2013

The main thing holding Mr. Martin back is his face. Good god is he trolly

Who wants to see that coming at them all the time? Even with good news?

by Anonymousreply 1303/30/2013

He's very arrogant.

by Anonymousreply 1403/30/2013

Leave it to that homophobic, rancid pos to play the race card. He can now fall back on he and his wife's gay reparative therapy program.

This douche should have gotten fired after his homophobic tweets. Hell, he shouldn't have even been hired in the first place due to his ex-gay ministry.

by Anonymousreply 1503/30/2013

Does he not understand that CNN cut him a break and didn't fire him over his homophobic twitter breakdown? This guy is a fat fuck moron. Jon Stewart made fun of him all the time.

by Anonymousreply 1603/30/2013

I think he's still with ESPN. I don't understand how he could have a contract with CNN and rival ABC/ESPN.

by Anonymousreply 1703/30/2013

He's right. CNN is very white and getting whiter and more conservative.

by Anonymousreply 1803/31/2013

Roland has a weekly talk show on TV ONE, a black oriented channel.

by Anonymousreply 1903/31/2013

[ He's right. CNN is very white and is getting whiter and more conservative. ]

And as their ratings continue to decrease. It's like watching a blind man walk into a wall over and over again expecting a different result. You can't help but snicker.

by Anonymousreply 2003/31/2013

Fat, ugly and arrogant. What am I missing?

by Anonymousreply 2103/31/2013

[quote]The main thing holding Mr. Martin back is his face.

That, and the idiocy that regularly escapes from his mouth.

by Anonymousreply 2203/31/2013

Roland Martin is a fat, whiny, homophobic idiot. Bye, Bye Roland.

by Anonymousreply 2303/31/2013

He's a POS and has a vagina mouth.

by Anonymousreply 2403/31/2013

What R3 said.

by Anonymousreply 2503/31/2013

[quote]He's right. CNN is very white and getting whiter and more conservative.

Get going, Roland. You were conservative. Dumb fat fuck.

by Anonymousreply 2603/31/2013

Boo-hoo, r25. Let's hire black homophobic bigots because they're black.

by Anonymousreply 2703/31/2013

There are many reasons to dislike Martin, whether one is a viewer or his employer. I'd avoid him no matter what his race is, simply because he's loud, inarticulate, seems to have no original thoughts, & never says anything intriguing.

by Anonymousreply 2803/31/2013
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