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Dolphins WR Kenny Stills Criticizes Owner Stephen Ross for Hosting Trump Fundraiser

Ross is reportedly charging $100,000 for a photo with President Trump and $250,000 for invitation to a roundtable discussion at a fundraiser in the Hamptons. 

Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills criticized Miami owner Stephen Ross on Twitter due to Ross's upcoming fundraiser for President Trump's reelection campaign. 

Ross is reportedly hosting a fundraiser for Trump in the Hamptons on Friday, charging $100,000 for a photo with Trump and $250,000 for a spot at a roundtable discussion, according to the Washington Post.

Stills screenshotted the mission statement from Ross's non-profit "Ross Initiative in Sports and Equality" on Wednesday morning. He then tweeted, "You can’t have a non profit with this mission statement then open your doors to Trump."

Stills continued to protest police brutality and racial inequality in 2018, either kneeling for the national anthem or staying in the tunnel before each game with Miami. Sports Illustrated's Robert Klemko detailed Stills' social justice work in April.

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The Oklahoma product caught 37 passes for Miami in 2019 and recorded six touchdowns. He has been with the Dolphins since 2015 after spending the first two years of his career in New Orleans.

Ross released a statement on Wednesday saying he's known Trump for 40 years and agrees with him on some issues but "strongly disagree[s]" on others.

"I started my business with nothing and a reason for my engagement with our leaders is my deep concern for creating jobs and growing our country's economy," he said, per the Palm Beach Post's Joe Schad. "I have been and will continue to be, an outspoken champion of racial equality, inclusion, diversity, public education and environmental sustainability, and I have and will continue to support leaders on both sides of the aisle to address these challenges."