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Well, this was awkward.

During a segment of CBS’ college basketball pregame show tonight, Doug Gottlieb was asked for his opinion on something related to the NCAA Tournament and – surrounded by Greg Gumbel, Greg Anthony, Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley – cracked:

"I’m just here to bring diversity to the set here. Give the kind of white man’s perspective on things from the point guard position."

Did the quip go over well? Not exactly…

Doug Gottlieb White Man Joke

When asked via Twitter about the random comment, Gottlieb defended it as a "joke."

But do you think he was really kidding? Or actually felt out of place in some way?