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Gilbert Arenas

Calls Rev. Al Sharpton a 'Coon'

Over Michael Brown Protests

8/14/2014 7:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Gilbert Arenas uncorked a racial slur on Rev. Al Sharpton ... attacking him over his reaction to the police shooting of Michael Brown and the riots that have followed.

Arenas posted his rant on Instagram, saying ... "the stats also show AL coon sharpton has not helped one situation he has protested at,he actually made it worst and because of him the jury goes the other way."

Gilbert's post included a plea to Michael Brown's family to leave Sharpton out of planned protests. He said, "FAMILiES of the victims pleaseeeeee stop asking #alsharpton to speak or ur behalf,you have a better chance having #caesar the monkey from #planetoftheapes to get justice for you."

Gilbert appeared to be reacting to news coverage of Sharpton arriving in the St. Louis area and marching arm-in-arm with protesters.

As if the racial slur wasn't enough, Arenas added, "#AL ur like a #THOT in the club,lookn for attention what u said at trayvons rally #enoughisenough ur right were tired of u PRETENDING." 

If you don't know ... THOT is another term for ho. It appears Arenas took down the original attack, but he rips Sharpton for not showing up in St. Louis until the national media showed up there too.

Sharpton hasn't responded. Yet.

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WIGGERTS    

An instagram post can't fade decades of someones life. You don't wanna go in on Barack Obama,cuz you'll get fined. Now go hug your white teamates,neihbors,and preach that color-blind b.s. This is why he has to move like he does. He doesn't wanna die for you. Get over it.Neither one of them should be speaking on behalf of ALL Black Ppl.

36 days ago
17.

Maxx    

Sharpton has always caused more harm than good.

36 days ago
18.

Brian    

He's right for sure. None of these supposed black leaders ever help anything. They only do it to get attention and money for themselves.

36 days ago
19.

cristiana    

I agree. Sharpton is just a media whore. If there were no cameras around, he probably wouldnt even be there

36 days ago
20.

Joe    

I have to admit... When sharpton is involved people think 'here we go again with sharpton just trying to separate blacks from whites and/or police. if a protest happened and sharpton wasn't part of it people will take it a whole lot more serious. Sharpton is just hatred. No sharpton means people have a better chance of getting heard and understood. If you think about it when Obama was running for president sharpton wasnt asked for any input. I think this is a good idea. Leave sharpton out of things here on in and if there is a real injustice to the black community they stand a better chance of getting it fixed. ( unless they start with the looting and violence. Then they won't be heard ).

36 days ago
21.

ABB    

I'm with this Gilvert Arenas guy here! Sharpton is just a damned fame seeking instigating wore!

36 days ago
22.

@714Dre    

Good! I hope white people now understand that Sharpton doesn't speak for us.

36 days ago
23.

Truth    

AL SHARPTON HAS BEEN A F*CKING REVERSE RACIST HIS WHOLE DAMN LIFE... NOT LIKE THE IDIOT'S FIRST TIME HEARING THE TERM, POINT BLANK. #TRUTH!!

36 days ago
24.

Mario    

Agreed. Sharpton just makes everything a f***ing circus. The guy is a joke.

36 days ago
25.

Just Me    

He's right. All Al Sharpton does is stir up a hornets nest and collect money. This is how he earns his living.

36 days ago
26.

karby26    

Thankfully!! Finally a reasonable response from a non-white person about Al Sharpton... Maybe now people will listen. He is nothing more than a harbinger of negativity and hate to keep his paychecks coming in.

36 days ago
27.

WHATNTHEWORLD    

This is some crazy shyt. How dare this fool attack this man. Al has been around a long time and I admit in the past few years I believe a lot of his sighting are for the media, but he is there. How many Gilberts have we seen taking the time out of their profitable schedule to go and rally for a cause. This fool should realize if it wasn't for ppl like Al he probably wouldn't be in the position he is in, or at least making the money he is making. I guess you can tell he pissed me off.

36 days ago
28.

towbros    

u da man gilbert!! sharpton goes in like a fly smelling ****, its a gold mine for him, the guy was an informant a snitch for the FBI , pay ur taxes sharpton then worry about others

36 days ago
29.

Petty1881    

It's the truth. Al is attention seeking. Leave his behind in the gutter.

36 days ago
30.

Roscoe    

Arenas is a ****ing moron and so is any black person that agrees with him. You can dislike Sharpton all you want. Keep hating on someone that actually tries to get justice for our people. Even if you mistakenly believe he's only in it for his own gain (and you're not too bright if you do), he still makes sure out voices are heard. But yea keep hating on this man and telling him to be quiet. Meanwhile racists intend to keep putting our children down like wild animals. I swear blacks are the most self destructive idiots on the planet lol. Pathetic and sad.

36 days ago
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