The Huffington Post reports that today CNN announced it is suspending Roland Martin over controversial Super Bowl tweets.
Roland tweeted, “If a dude at your Super Bowl party is hyped about David Beckham’s H&M underwear ad, “smack the ish out of him!”
Also, making fun of a New England Patriots player who arrived wearing a pink jumpsuit Martin tweeted, “He needs a visit from #teamwhipdatass.”
The network issued a statement, “Roland Martin’s tweets were regrettable and offensive. Language that demeans is inconsistent with the values and culture of our organization, and is not tolerated. We have been giving careful consideration to this matter, and Roland will not be appearing on our air for the time being.”