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Charles Barkley Says Donald Trump's Remarks Were `An Insult To All Black People'

Hall of Famer Charles Barkley says he will punch any black Donald Trump in the face

NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley is not a fan of former President Donald Trump. 

And he's not a fan of any black person who is a fan of Trump. 

Barkley addressed the latest comments by Trump during his weekly appearance on CNN with Gayle King. Barkley responded to Trump saying blacks should embrace his mug shot. 

Trump made the comments at an event organized by the Black Conservative Federation. 

"If I see a Black person walking around with a Trump mug shot, I’m gonna punch him in the face," Barkley said. "I mean that sincerely." 

 When King said Barkley would end up in jail if that happened, he refused to back down. In fact, he doubled down. 

"I will bail myself out and go celebrate," Barkley said. "I would have got up and walked out. That was an insult to all black people." 

Trump has feuded with various athletes, including LeBron James. James has often criticized Trump over the years. He once called Trump "a bum" and was critical of his supporters who stormed the capital building. 

“We live in two Americas and that was a prime example of that yesterday," James said of the protesters. If you don’t understand or see that then you need to take a step back. Not just one step but four or five or even 10 steps backward. “How do you want your kids or grandkids to live in this beautiful country? Because yesterday was not it."

Trump has often responded to James, telling his supporters he isn't a fan of the NBA star. 

“I’ll say this to LeBron James who I don’t like very much," Trump once said during a speech. I’ll say, ‘LeBron, did you ever have thoughts about going woman? Because if you did I’d love to have you on my basketball team.’”

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