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."
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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.