Georgia Parliamentarian Marjorie Taylor Greene calls the NBA the “fascist” of benching net player Kyrie Irving.
She added in a tweet that Magic Johnson was allowed to “play with HIV” and compared it to Irving’s lack of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Irving stays on the Brooklyn Nets bench until he gets the COVID-19 Jab.
Georgia Parliamentarian Marjorie Taylor Greene has spoken to defend Brooklyn Nets bench player Kyrie Irving.
“The fascist NBA won’t let Kyrie Irving play because she refused the vaccine, but she will still let Magic Johnson play HIV,” Green wrote. Tweet October 14th.
How the green is NBA star Announced his HIV diagnosis in 1991 After that, I suddenly retired from sports.Johnson A strong defender of HIV / AIDS prevention and safe sex Since retiring from the Los Angeles Lakers in 1991.
Meanwhile, Brooklyn Nets this week Point guard Kyrie Irving does not allow teams to play or practice He has not received the COVID-19 vaccine and is in accordance with New York’s vaccine obligations. You cannot play indoor home games..Irving refused vaccination Threw his $ 186 million contract extension And his future with the team is questioned.Irving recently spoke About his decision not to get the COVID-19 jab He says he is doing “something that feels good to me.”
However, there is a significant difference between the two illnesses that Green highlighted in his October 14 tweet. HIV It spreads primarily through body fluids and sexual contact, or by sharing needles and syringes. in the meantime, COVID-19 (New Coronavirus Infection) It is an aerial respiratory disease.
Green is known for making inflammatory statements about the COVID-19 virus.In May of this year she We compared Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s Parliamentary Maskman Date with the Holocaust. She then doubled those comments, Compare evidence of vaccination to Jews who were forced to wear yellow stars during the Holocaust.
Green too Pause from Twitter In July after she erroneously claimed that COVID-19 was not dangerous for people under the age of 65 and those who were not obese and that vaccines should not be needed.
Representatives of the NBA, Johnson, and Irving did not immediately respond to insider requests for comment.
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