Kobe Bryant Fined, Apologizes For Gay Slur

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Kobe Bryant was fined a whopping $100,000 for calling NBA ref Bennie Adams a f*****g f****t the other night, a penalty he plans to appeal.

While trying to get the fine reduced is standard protocol, the L.A. Lakers star says the utterance was NOT standard for him, nor should it be.

The NBA great called the president of the Human Rights Campaign, a gay rights organization, and apologized for using the gay slur last night.

Joe Solmonese said this after speaking with Bryant:

"I applaud Kobe for his swift apology. We had a very sincere conversation in which he expressed his heartfelt regret for the hurt his words caused."

"He told me that it’s never OK to degrade or tease, and he understands how his words could give the impression that this is appropriate. At the end of a difficult day, I applaud Kobe for coming forward and taking responsibility for his actions."

Kobe also told ESPN that his concern is that for those who look up to him "not to take what was said as a message of hate or a license to degrade, or to embarrass or tease, because that's something I don't wanna see have happen."

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Screw Kobe! Though I too think that gays are disgusting--mistakes of nature--this man needs keep his mouth shut. What a joke!

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kiss my lily white fag ass, kobe, you homophobic jerk! you are only a role model for the ghetto class; you are no role model for all the talented gay kids who will grow up and show the world what a ghetto homophobic ass you really are!

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kobe pay the f-ing fine you gay bashing a@@! if a white dude said the n word his life would be ruined. a black guy uses the f word and everyone should understand?? f that. this guy should be used as an example that black people are just as accountable for their language as everyone else. presently black people feel empowered to say whatever they want and it needs to stop. pay the f-ing fine, kobe, and then shut the f up!

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