Who leaked Gruden’s emails? He resigns as Raiders coach after further emails containing homophobic language are exposed.
Jon Gruden, the former head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders, has just stepped up his racist email controversy to a whole new level. More emails involving Raiders coach Jon Gruden leaked from 2010 to 2018 have been discovered by the NFL, in which he used sexist, homophobic, and transphobic language.
In regards to DeMaurce Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association, Gruden addressed an email to current Washington Football Team president Bruce Allen. In an attempt to offend Smith, he used racial imagery and stereotypes.
Following that, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero and ESPN’s Adam Schefter claimed Gruden had informed his team that he will reign as head coach.
Furthermore, Gruden apologized for his “insensitive statements,” though he mentioned he has no memory of writing the email.
Jon Gruden statement: “I have resigned as Head Coach of the Las Vegas Raiders. I love the Raiders and do not want to be a distraction. Thank you to all the players, coaches, staff, and fans of Raider Nation. I’m sorry, I never meant to hurt anyone.”
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 12, 2021
Who Leaked Gruden’s Emails?
The question ‘Who leaked Gruden’s emails’ is undeniable a topic of conversation among the public as of now. But, we know the emails have been leaked during an NFL investigation.
However, the specific details have yet to be revealed in the media. It’s not appropriate to say anything until we have enough proof.
Keep checking back as we’ll be updating this area as soon as the material becomes accessible on the internet.
— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) October 8, 2021
Jon Gruden Racist Comments Discussion On Reddit And Twitter
The news of Jon Gruden’s racism has sparked a lot of conversations on Twitter and Reddit. Here are a few noteworthy reactions.
According to a Twitter user @EvanHandler, Gruden made statements in which he claimed he had done nothing wrong. ‘If you can read this and think he done nothing wrong, there’s a climate problem between your ears,’ he wrote, attaching a link.
Another user tweeted, ‘#Gruden woulda survived racism but not homophobia!’.
I only learned about #Gruden comments this evening, from threads bemoaning his fate, and "the climate we're in," and saying he did nothing wrong.
If you can read through this and think he did nothing wrong, there's a climate problem between your ears.https://t.co/1XvLiGw5ld
— Evan Handler (@EvanHandler) October 12, 2021
— DL Hughley (@RealDLHughley) October 12, 2021