A day after audio of Donald Sterling blasting his girlfriend for publicizing her interactions with African-American hit the Internet, another tape of the Los Angeles Clippers being very racist has gone public.
In footage obtained by Deadspin, Sterling continues to talk down to V. Stiviano, saying of the black players on his team:
“I support them and give them food, and clothes, and cars, and houses. Who gives it to them? Does someone else give it to them?”
He went on to tell Stiviano he’s not afraid of replacing her with another girlfriend because she doesn’t support his views on race.
Hours after his initial comments hit the Internet, Sterling responded in a statement that said what is reflected on the recording is the “antithesis” of what he really believes about minorities.
Elsewhere, President Obama has joined the chorus of those castigating this billionaire.
“When ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don’t really have to do anything. You just let them talk. That’s what happened here,” Obama told reporters during his trip to Malaysia.
He added that Sterling’s comments were “incredibly offensive” and are an example of how the “United States continues to wrestle with the legacy of race and slavery and segregation.”
“That’s still there, the vestiges of discrimination,” the President concluded. “We’ve made enormous strides, but you’re going to continue to see this percolate up every so often.”
Meanwhile, TMZ has obtained the photo of Stiviano and Magic Johnson from Instagram, the one that set Sterling off on his racist rant to begin with: