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Riley Cooper's Grandma

He Made His Racist Bed

... He's Gotta Sleep In It

8/3/2013 7:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

N-word hurling Philadelphia Eagles player Riley Cooper isn't getting any sympathy from his own grandma -- who tells TMZ, Cooper screwed up big time ... and it's his mess to clean up.

Riley's Grandma Betty didn't make excuses when we spoke to her ... saying, "[Riley] brought it upon himself and he has to deal with the consequences."

As we reported, Cooper has already taken leave from the Eagles to pursue counseling after his n-word threat at a recent Kenny Chesney concert -- when he said he would fight "every n***er" at the show.

Grandma says Riley was raised in a good household that never condoned racism of any kind -- so she's surprised by his behavior, especially because she says he's never gotten into any kind of trouble before.

That said, Grandma Betty is optimistic about Riley's future, telling us it's good he's nipping this problem in the bud now before it gets any worse.

Granny B, everybody!

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FINALLY, a Grandma that doesn't make excuses and says it like it is. He deserves everything she said and what all is happening with his career.

454 days ago


He should seek counseling for going to a Kenny Chesney concert

454 days ago

Mr Bob Dobalina    

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454 days ago

BB not bb    

The reason why blacks would call each other the N word is that they are trying to act like they are cool with it and it doesn't bother them what white people say. If that is so, then they can't tell white people not to say it. It defeats the whole purpose of calling each other the N word.

What part of that don't the ignorant blacks not understand?

454 days ago

BB not bb    

Oh white people get called names all the time. They have been called saltines, geese, lads, full spectrumy, and on and on. For some reason, it goes in one ear and out the other.

454 days ago


Black, white, red, or yellow. If you insist on expressing your intellect with such a dark part of America history. Did you should be willing to deal the repercussions.

454 days ago


Regardless of what the reasoning behind it was he's a public figure and should know better than to say something like that, especially in this day of age, everyone has a camera and they're just waiting for you to slip. And it was just completely ignorant, there's no justification. Maybe this and maybe that, is irrelevant.

454 days ago


Yet a tax cheat s***bag like Chuckie Rangel, can call Republicans Cracker terrorists? Something stinks.

454 days ago


Gotta love Grandma !

454 days ago


Oh for crying out loud! If its SUCH a bad work then outlaw it. Holy over sensitive batman. One word and someones life is destroyed. Get over it and move on.

454 days ago


what a cool grandma!

454 days ago


Paula Deen uses the N word decades ago when there is literally a gun to her head and loses everything. This jerk uses it with absolute intentionality but big media and big football will serve up a gentle slap and go right on taking care of their self interests.

453 days ago


It was more racist in the 4th grade when a white boy said "All Asians look alike" to my face.
This came from one of the bratty trash in Oklahoma.
They'd all cry if I called the boy a cracker.
After all, most of the ignorant great great grandkids of slave owners looked alike and they overpopulated the USA.
Asians & other minorities like us are immigrants because their white trash president ordered deadly wars on our countries. My father died because he was forced to do manual labor during the VN war & my step-father was blown up to pieces by a IED in Vietnam.

453 days ago


Riley Cooper | Philadelphia Eagles - Press release at http://paulearthquakemoore.com or view photo. pic.twitter.com/DbZumAseua

453 days ago


Riley Cooper | Philadelphia Eagles - Press release at http://paulearthquakemoore.com or view photo. pic.twitter.com/DbZumAseua

453 days ago
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