Charles Barkley hits anti-vaccine sports stars with brutal booster
The NBA legend, as she co-hosted Thursday’s episode of “Mike Missanelli’s show”On the 97.5 The Philadelphia Fanatic, asked exactly how much some athletes were trying to argue by avoiding the shot.
The “Inside the NBA” analyst criticized them as “selfish,” saying they were among the luckiest people during the pandemic because they “got every check” and stayed well paid even when they did. played in empty stadiums – while others lost their jobs or died of illness.
“So that we are selfish and not trying to help the world get back to where we can take off those stupid masks and go out to dinner in a full restaurant, I just think it’s selfish,” said Barkley, 58. , who is fully vaccinated.
“I’ve heard these idiots talk about fleas in it, and I’ve heard people talk about [the government] wants to follow us everywhere, ”added the Basketball Hall of Fame of conspiracy theories surrounding the shooting. “They can follow us anywhere anyway. Everyone has a cell phone. And first of all, what do you do to be afraid that people will follow you? “
Last month Barkley told CNBC that “everyone should be vaccinatedAnd “the only people who are not vaccinated are just assholes.”
“Can you imagine if one of these guys that isn’t vaccinated, if he makes these players’ children, wives, girlfriends, mothers and fathers sick and die because of unnecessary conspiracy bullshit, ”Barkley said. “I think it would be tragic.”
“There is crap you can’t do at work and there is crap to do at work,” he added. “So every workplace has rules, and I think one of the rules [should be] that guys need to be vaccinated.
This article originally appeared on The HuffPost and has been updated.