Boston Radio Producer Suspended Over Comments About Mina Kimes, ESPN Responds

Posted on AllSides March 23rd, 2023
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Chris Curtis, an executive producer for Boston sports radio station WEEI, has been suspended until next week after directing what many are calling an ethnic slur at the expense of ESPN’s Mina Kimes. During Tuesday’s edition of ‘The Greg Hill Show,’ a discussion about the city potentially banning miniature alcohol bottles broke out. Curtis was asked what his favorite mini alcohol bottles were, also called ‘nips,’ and said “I’d probably go Mina Kimes.” The term is an ethnic slur for Japanese people. While Kimes is of Asian descent, she is...

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