Twitter had something to say after video clips of an interview Sage Steele did surfaced online.
The ESPN anchor went on a rant about being biracial, the network's vaccine mandate, how women dress and more in an interview with former Bears quarterback Jay Cutler.
In the clip, the Sports Center anchor said she found it "fascinating" that former President Barack Obama identified as biracial on a census since "his Black dad is nowhere to be found, but his white mom and grandma raised him."
Steele called ESPN's COVID-19 vaccine mandate "sick" and said she only got the jab to avoid being taken off the air in accordance to the vaccine policy laid out by the network.
On the topic of how women dress in the workplace, Steele had this to say: "When you dress like that, I'm not saying you deserve the gross comments, but you know what you're doing when you put that outfit on too. We know what we're doing when we put certain things on."
The comments resulted in a flood of pushback, some calling Steele out for perpetuating rape culture.
According to New York Times reporter Kevin Draper, Steele was slated to appear on an upcoming summit hosted by ESPN on women and sports, but she's no longer featured in promotional materials.
Steele issued an apology for the comments on Tuesday (October 5) stating, "it's more critical than ever that we communicate constructively and thoughtfully."