Pat McAfee Apologizes For Derogatory Description of WNBA Star Caitlin Clark

WWE Raw Commentator Pat McAfee has apologized for using an unsavory remark to describe WNBA player Caitlin Clark. 

On a recent edition of his ‘The Pat McAfee Show,’ the former NFL punter discussed Clark’s situation. The 22-year-old has propelled women’s basketball to a new level of popularity but has also owned vitriol from her fellow players. Chennedy Carter recently shoved Clark to the ground during a game and Clark has received little-to-no support from her team-mates. 

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While McAfee was attempting to praise Clark as a captivating performer, the Raw broadcaster referred to her as a “white b*tch.”

 “I would like the media people that continue to say, ‘This rookie class, this rookie class, this rookie class. Nah, just call it for what it is — there’s one white b*tch for the Indiana team who is a superstar.”

McAfee’s term spawned a backlash and after the show, Pat shared the following apology on Twitter. 

“I shouldn’t have used “white bitch” as a descriptor of Caitlin Clark. No matter the context.. even if we’re talking about race being a reason for some of the stuff happening.. I have way too much respect for her and women to put that into the universe.

“My intentions when saying it were complimentary just like the entire segment but, a lot of folks are saying that it certainly wasn’t at all. That’s 100% on me and for that I apologize… I have sent an apology to Caitlin as well.

“Everything else I said… still alllllll facts. #Journalism #WNBAProgrum #SheIsTheOne”

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During this week’s episode of Raw, McAfee referred to Braun Strowman as “one big white son a b*tch” during his segment with The Judgment Day. It remains to be seen how the WNBA reacts to the treatment Clark has received on court and whether Pat will think before he speaks on his podcast and on Raw.