LeBron blasted for demanding ‘accountability’ after Ohio cop kills Black girl

LeBron blasted for demanding 'accountability' after Ohio cop kills Black girl
LeBron James (Image source: Instagram – @kingjames)

LeBron James deleted a Twitter post calling for police “accountability” in the shooting death of a teenage girl in Columbus, Ohio, after he was accused of inciting violence against the cop.

On Wednesday, April 21, 2021, King James posted a tweet of the Columbus cop who shot and killed teenager Ma’Khia Bryant on Tuesday with the caption “YOU’RE NEXT #ACCOUNTABILITY.” He later deleted it but not before it was screenshot and went viral.


Bryant was seen on the bodycam wielding a knife and heading toward another girl in the driveway of a house. The officer can be heard on video saying “Get down!” before firing four shots at the girl, killing her on the scene. The officer is on administrative leave while the case is under review by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

James was born and raised in Akron, about 125 miles northeast of Columbus, the state capitol.


LBJ, 36, later deleted the tweet because he said his words were being deliberately and nefariously twisted to make it appear that he is seeking a vendetta against the officer.

Later, James told his 50 million Twitter followers that he was articulating his anger and disgust at yet another Black person being killed by a White police officer.

James’ critics were quick to respond.

Almost immediately, James backers emerged to defend the Los Angeles Lakers superstar.

Another Twitter user used more choice words to show her support for LBJ:

“Lebron James built a f—ing school for Black children. Your President got sued for MILLIONS for creating a fake school.”

https://twitter.com/CLESteve4/status/1385006908759740424

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