Gloria James Allegedly Yelled, "Take a Boat and Go Back to Your Country"
LeBron James decided the best place to take his talents was South Beach, but it might not have been the best place to take his mom. A witness told TMZ that Gloria James yelled xenophobic slurs the night she was arrested for slapping Fontainebleau valet Rockefeller Sorel, a Haitian immigrant.
The witness claims that besides calling Sorel "a f***ing n*****," James also screamed, "Take a boat and go back to your country."
Oh, Gloria, that is so not cool. More than half (55.5 percent) of the population of Miami Beach is foreign-born, and 50.9 percent of Miami-Dade residents are foreign-born. Yet, and I know this might be difficult for someone from Ohio to grasp, this is their country.
Sounding like a particularly anti-immigration Republican lawmaker from Arizona really won't make you many friends or get you good PR in this town, Gloria.
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