ESPN host Sage Steele leaves after 16 years so she ‘can exercise First Amendment rights’ after settling lawsuit with the network over her controversial statements about the COVID-19 vaccine and Barack Obama
Sage Steele is releasing from ESPN after 16 years to be able to express his opinions more freely here.
“Life update,” Steele’s post on X, formerly Twitter, began. “After successfully settling my case with ESPN/Disney, I have decided to leave so that I can more freely exercise my First Amendment rights. I’m grateful for so many wonderful experiences over the past 16 years and I’m excited for my next chapter!
Steele sued the network in April 2022 after claiming ESPN violated her First Amendment rights and Connecticut free speech laws by suspending her for comments about former President Barack Obama and the COVID-19 vaccine. 19.
Sage Steele is releasing from ESPN after 16 years, she announced on Tuesday