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One Man in Ohio Still Likes LeBron James ....

1/19/2011 8:20 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Not everyone in Ohio thinks LeBron James is a slimey no-good backstabbing championship-chasing traitor -- in fact, the mayor of his hometown claims he'll always have King James' back ... no matter what.

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Mayor Don Plusquellic expressed his undying support in DC earlier today -- claiming 'Bron will always be welcome back in Akron ... because he still gives a lot back to his community.

Wonder how this will affect Don's approval rating back home ...


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16.

KeepItSimple    

Hey Kev, I believe YOU are the loser! Not everyone in Ohio thinks that of Lebron James.

1317 days ago
17.

S    

I am another Akronite who has nothing but love and respect for LeBron. He is not obligated to do anything for our community, but he does anyway. Akron and Cleveland are two different cities, and Clevelanders are a bunch of crying bitches who need to get over the fact that he has changed his place of employment. Akron will always be his home.

1317 days ago
18.

Mindy    

I'm from Akron. Hey Mayor Duh....I mean Don? How about you concern yourself with getting the police and firefighters back to work and quit crawling up LeBron's stupid *ss?

1317 days ago
19.

steff    

Dear Harvey Levin and Dear TMZ staff,

watch the whole video and at 5:05

1317 days ago
20.

Yurra Knutz    

Let the meeting come to order! Tiger Woods? Yes, bashed him for over a year. LeBron James? Yes, we trashed him for the last six months and we still have at least another six months to go. OK, so who do we go after next? Who's left? I say Will Smith and Denzel Washington. They're well liked and super rich. Lets bring them down a few pegs. All in favor? Aye! It's unanimous. Meeting adjourned.

1317 days ago
21.

steff    

Dear Harvey Levin and Dear TMZ staff,

Good career!

You're a Winner!

Thank You from the bottom of my heart!

Stefka

1317 days ago
22.

JLS    

LeBron and other athletes do this for a living. They make the switch for monetary reasons. It's not personal or an attack on any particular group of people-it's just wise business.

I think those that love sports must be a hysterical bunch of *******.

How absurd to think he did this to hurt those in Ohio.

1316 days ago
23.

Tim    

good old Gin & Tonic Plusquellic! what a joke. Akron's gotten so bad under his watch Akron Teachers are committing fraud to send their kids to school OUTSIDE of Akron. As for Lebron, he's done very little for Akron, despite a few camps and token appearances nothing of substance, despite his "loyalty" the first thing he did with his money was move his mom OUT of Akron and into Bath Township.

1316 days ago
24.

1 HATED ON    

Atleast he kept it real & mentioned LBJ's money behind his personal affection. If he's such a fan I wonder if he misses LBJ demonstrating his royal greatness 3-5 times a week on foxsports ohio? Rather at a bar or over friends LBJ delivered must see bball worthy of an annointed one. Most (atleast I am) are over LBJ leaving so finger point at the bitter people who's businesses were financially affected & not the ohio nba fans who just appreciated the face of the NBA doing his than in his home state.

1316 days ago
25.

ak330    

there you go guys...judge an ENTIRE state and an ENTIRE city over some NBA fans that took some news bad...ridiculous

1316 days ago
26.

Jack    

Hes looks very old and tired...Probley because of his girlfriend thats not very nice...She has dated about everyone in Akron..

1316 days ago
27.

Jack    

Nobody in Akron likes the Mayor. His girlfriend has went with about everyone in Akron. She has a very bad reputation some people say shes a slut.......

1316 days ago
28.

dd    

@Kev Ditto!

1316 days ago
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