Charles Barkley Lashes Out at ‘Politically Correct People,’ Cancel Culture

Charles Barkley is not a role model, and the round mound of rebound is not one to worry about being PC. Barkley is now lashing out at “politically correct people” which he believes are trying to ruin the “NBA on TNT” show by taking the fun out of it, particularly in the past 18 months.

Barkley talked about “cancel culture” while a guest on Monday’s “Grant and Danny” show on 106.7 The Fan.

You can’t even have fun nowadays without these jackasses trying to get you canceled and things like that.

“I’m trying to hang on for another couple years until I’m 60 and then they can kiss my ass. Because I’m only working until 60. I’ve already told them that. I’m not working until the day I die. That’s just stupid. And if I don’t have enough money by now I’m an idiot anyway, so they should fire me anyway.

“That’s all we ever talk about behind the scenes now, like, be careful of going in this direction. I’m like, yo man, we can’t even have fun anymore. We’ve had fun all these years and now all of a sudden in the last year and half everybody is trying to get everybody fired and it really sucks.”


Barkley continued:

One of my favorite phrases is, ‘We agree to disagree.’ I’m not mad. I don’t want you to be mad. We just disagree. But unfortunately, it’s been happening for a couple years now. If people disagree with you they’re going to get fired.”

Barkley kept going and blamed it in part on some of the bosses at the network being “cowards.”

“They’re coming for your head, and a lot of our bosses are cowards,” Barkley said. “I said, ‘Context matters.’ They’re like, ‘Context doesn’t matter.’ I said, ‘That’s total BS. Context always has to matter.’ But now, if you crack a joke the wrong way, they’re like, ‘Oh, no, no, no, no. You crossed a line.'”

He then added they “won’t even let me talk about San Antonio anymore, when I’m always talking about those big ‘ol women down in San Antonio.”

Charles should be grandfathered in to talk about whatever he wants.

He’s a relic from a different era. Always refreshing to see Charles do and say things most would be scared to…

Charles can’t be cancelled.

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