Tags: Donald Trump | Media Bias | lavar ball | twitter | china | college basketball

Trump Twitter Trolled for Giving Into LaVar Ball's PR Scheme

Image: Trump Twitter Trolled for Giving Into LaVar Ball's PR Scheme
President Donald Trump (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

By    |   Sunday, 19 November 2017 02:46 PM

Twitter is trolling President Donald Trump for giving in to mercurial hoop father LaVar Ball's non-stop campaign for publicity by tweeting the ungrateful father suggests "shoplifting is no big deal" and "I should have left them in jail!"

The reactions on Twitter were mixed, considering the dislike the masses have had for the publicity-seeking Ball and the oft-targeted president's Twitter habits.

Frequent President Trump critic, Bill Kristol, did not take long to pounce:

Fox Business host Charles Payne expressed dismay over Ball's publicity-seeking shoes salesmanship:

Ball's son, LiAngelo, and two teammates faced 10 years of jail in China after charges of allegedly shoplifting sunglasses. President Trump tweeted calls for gratitude earlier this week for their release, and the players have since been suspended from the team indefinitely.

LaVar Ball rejected President Trump's call, reportedly telling ESPN: "Who? What was he over there for? Don't tell me nothing. Everybody wants to make it seem like he helped me out."

President Trump's tweet made the oft-criticized LaVar Ball the No. 1 trending topic on Twitter on Sunday afternoon:

© 2018 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

   
1Like our page
2Share
US
Tweeting the ungrateful father suggests "shoplifting is no big deal" and "I should have left them in jail!" has led to President Donald Trump being Twitter trolled as the No. 1 trending topic on the social media platform.
lavar ball, twitter, china, college basketball
581
2017-46-19
Sunday, 19 November 2017 02:46 PM
Newsmax Inc.
 

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved