Former NBA player Enes Kanter Freedom set Washington Mystics player Natasha Cloud straight after the WNBA player called America “trash” days before July 4th.
“Our country is trash in so many ways,” the WNBA guard said Friday. “And instead of using our resources to make it better we continue to oppress Marginalized groups that we have targeted since the beginning of times.”
Enes Kanter Freedom said: “Just ask your colleague Brittney Griner how ‘trash’ America is. Calling America trash huh? Let me know when your season is over, I’ll buy your ticket and we can go together to counties like China, Russia, IRAN, North Korea, Venezuela, Cuba, & Turkey.
“Forget about calling them trash, I would like to see if you can even criticize those regimes!!
“You and your family members would be thrown in jail, tortured to death, and raped.
“People have NO idea how lucky and blessed they are to be in a country like America.
“I’m not saying America is perfect, but trust me, you don’t wanna see the other side.”
Cloud said after she received backlash:
“I’m blessed to travel the world for my career.
“I’ve been in plenty of countries that I would have my human rights, healthcare, free/assisted schooling, don’t have to fear mass shootings or white supremacists, don’t have to be concerned about the highest maternal mortality rates.
“I’m the baby of 5 in which it may come to a surprise to you but ALL OF my siblings are white & BOTH my parents are white.
“My entire family is white.
“The reason why I fight so hard for equity in this country is because I was privileged enough to grow up In a middle class white family.”
Just ask your colleague Brittney Griner how “trash” America is.
Calling America trash huh?
Let me know when your season is over, I’ll buy your ticket and we can go together to counties like China, Russia, IRAN, North Korea, Venezuela, Cuba, & Turkey.
Forget about calling them… https://t.co/A3Kfojx9jQ
— Enes FREEDOM (@EnesFreedom) July 3, 2023
In a middle class white family. Let me set the record straight b/c my parents worked their asses off to provide a beautiful life for my siblings and I. My dad worked 2 jobs at one point and was still able to make it to all my practices 🏾 (my favorite man) and my superwoman of a
— Natasha Cloud (@T_Cloud4) July 4, 2023