Shannon Sharpe is arguably the most-woke sports personality on television, openly speaking about social-conscious issues on and off the field for Fox Sports 1's Undisputed and on his own Twitter account. That and his love for Hennessy and Black & Milds, not to mention unabashed thirst for Nicole Murphy, have the former three-time Super Bowl champion tight end as an Undisputed fan favorite.
And although Sharpe regularly communicates with his followers on social media, they shouldn't take that as a comfortable pass to pry into his business.
Case in point — when a Twitter troll wondered on Thanksgiving why Sharpe is embraced by Black men, even though she claims he "never dated Black women," the former NFL superstar pulled up with this epic clapback.
"Not that it’s yours or anyone else’s DAMN business who I date," Sharpe tweeted the next day. "I don’t date for approval and don’t need you or others to confirm who or what I am."
See how it all unfolded below.
And Shannon's fans more than had his back about this matter, pulling up with tweets of their own.
Game over. What do you think about the comment aimed at Shannon and his response?
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