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Boomer & Gio call out WFAN on-air for LIV Golf ad: ‘Blood money’



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Gregg Giannotti couldn’t reside with himself if he let the LIV Golf advert come and go on WFAN.

Giannotti and morning drive co-host Boomer Esiason each referred to as out their community for taking cash from the Saudi-backed upstart golf league.

“It’s simply awkward to disregard it, so I needed to point out it, as a result of if we’re speaking about all these golfers taking the cash, and the PGA Tour sponsors taking the cash, then now we have to a minimum of be honest and point out how I assume we took the cash as effectively,” Giannotti mentioned.

Esiason concurred.

“We took the blood cash. Trump Bedminster took the blood cash. Trump Doral took the blood cash, too …”

Esiason thought there could be quite a lot of protests in New Jersey on the finish of this month when there’s a LIV event at Bedminster.

“I believe the 9/11 households, if Dustin Johnson’s making $125 million, and Bryson DeChambeau is bragging that he’s been making more money than’s been reported, and Phil Mickelson’s making $200 million … And now we have the Saudi authorities that had their hand involved in 9/11 and you’ve got all these households which have been suing the Saudi authorities, and gotten nothing — you inform me what you suppose,” Esiason mentioned.

Boomer acknowledged that most individuals would say they’d take the cash in the event that they had been within the golfers’ place, to receives a commission extra to work fewer dates.

Boomer & Gio called out WFAN on-air for selling an ad to LIV Golf.
Boomer & Gio referred to as out WFAN on-air for promoting an advert to LIV Golf.
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“However it’s sportswashing, is what it’s,” he mentioned. ” And everyone knows what it’s. I believe it should, over time, settle down, however I nonetheless suppose it’s a reasonably uncooked emotional feeling for lots of people who don’t like that this factor is happening the best way it’s happening, and now it’s going to President Trump’s Bedminster golf course.”

Past the golfers, WFAN and President Trump, it additionally bears mentioning that President Biden is seeking to better the country’s relationship with the Saudis, because the administration seeks a path towards a drop in vitality costs.