Controversial ESPN host Jemele Hill announced on Twitter that Friday was her last day at the network, putting an end to the speculation on just when she was going to leave.
In her tweet, Hill thanked ESPN for 12 exciting years, and also thanked co-host Michael Smith, and the rest of her ESPN colleagues.
Hill’s ESPN career was filled with a growing list of controversial statements and actions that ultimately led to the mutual decision to cut ties with the sports network.
Hill earned criticism after her 2017 tweet in which she called President Trump a “white supremacist”:
Not long after he suspension, Hill was removed as host of her show, SportsCenter.
Over the last several weeks, there have been a lot of rumors about my job status. Today is my last day at ESPN.
More from me on closing one of the most special chapters in my life: pic.twitter.com/jReaH5sWhW
— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) September 14, 2018
Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists.
— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) September 11, 2017