Reds announcer Thom Brennaman suspended after using homophobic slur
By Dan Bernstein | 19 August 2020
SPORTING NEWS — The Fox Sports Ohio broadcast of the Reds’ doubleheader against the Royals on Wednesday included TV announcer Thom Brennaman using a homophobic slur while speaking into a hot microphone.
In a video widely circulated on social media, Brennaman could be heard saying “one of the f— capitals of the world.” He seemingly did not realize he was on-air.
Brennaman, 56, has been an MLB broadcaster for 33 years. His father, Marty Brennaman, is in the Hall of Fame for his work calling games. […]
Here’s a better video with the full bit of the perceived tHom homophobic comment at around the 2:06 mark of the game. pic.twitter.com/g1yBHg8zA0
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