CNN's Roland Martin announced last night that he will meet with GLAAD in the wake of his suspension from the network over his "regrettable," homophobic tweets.
Martin was suspended by CNN indefinitely Wednesday afternoon after the controversy surrounding Tweets he fired off during Super Bowl XLVI Sunday evening.
Among other things, he said that people should "smack the ish" out of any male fans of a David Beckham underwear commercial. Controversy erupted quickly.
CNN, which was also criticized for its delayed response, took three days to respond to the calls by GLAAD and others to fire Martin or to address his tweets.
When it did, it called the statements "offensive" and against what the network stands for, adding that Martin would be off the air "for the time being."
Martin did not directly address his suspension Wednesday. But he tweeted two messages to his followers (above) detailing his plans to meet with GLAAD.
For its part, GLAAD lauded CNN's stand on Martin but also welcomed the political analyst's apology and offers to meet with and work with the group.
Does the suspension go far enough? Should Martin be fired?