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CFFreak
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Why I hate Stephen A. Smith
Dude is way too serious talking about sports or anything sports-related. It's fricking sports! Why so fricking serious about it???


DownSouthJukin
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Member since Jan 2014
18924 posts

re: Why I hate Stephen A. Smith
It’s an act. They pay him well to do that act.


GeauxTigerNation
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re: Why I hate Stephen A. Smith
The same reason Fine Paulbaum has his schtick.


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JohnnyRebel
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re: Why I hate Stephen A. Smith
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Why so fricking serious about it???


Do you have a Job?


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kywildcatfanone
Kentucky Fan
Wildcat Country!
Member since Oct 2012
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re: Why I hate Stephen A. Smith
He also has awful takes, but that's what you get with people like him.


Buckeye Jeaux
LSU Fan
Member since May 2018
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re: Why I hate Stephen A. Smith
Apart from being clueless about football, loud, and super obnoxious... I guess he's ok


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Arksulli
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re: Why I hate Stephen A. Smith
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It’s an act. They pay him well to do that act.


It is like the old rule of thumb in pro wrestling for gimmicks. The very best ones were when a wrestler dialed up some facet of his personality to 11. Often obnoxiously so.

The Stephen A. Smith we see on ESPN is a gimmick. Smith happens to be a bit of a braying jackass in real life. He turns that facet of his personality way, way up on camera.

Like DSJ said, they pay him well to do that act.



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BobLeeDagger
Army Fan
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Member since May 2016
5029 posts

re: Why I hate Stephen A. Smith
This thread is a prime example of why he is so successful.


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I Bleed Garnet
South Carolina Fan
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Member since Jul 2011
40420 posts

re: Why I hate Stephen A. Smith
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Why so fricking serious about it???


Because they’re paying him $10mm (or about to) for it

If you paid me $10mm a year to talk about the bachelor Id do the same


Pavoloco83
Auburn Fan
Acworth Ga. too many damn dawgs
Member since Nov 2013
15262 posts

re: Why I hate Stephen A. Smith
Stephen A talks out of his arse with regularity. For a famous guy, he says more shite thats wrong of anyone I ever saw not regularly on tRant.


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Arksulli
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re: Why I hate Stephen A. Smith
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If you paid me $10mm a year to talk about the bachelor Id do the same




Hell, I'm cheap. I'd do it for 5 million. I have no shame.


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bigDgator
Florida Fan
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Member since Oct 2008
22571 posts

re: Why I hate Stephen A. Smith
Turn the channel.


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Trumansfangs
Missouri Fan
Town & Country
Member since Sep 2018
1769 posts

re: Why I hate Stephen A. Smith
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but that's what you get with people like him.



What ?




Wtodd
Missouri Fan
Tampa, FL
Member since Oct 2013
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re: Why I hate Stephen A. Smith
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Why I hate Stephen A. Smith

He's a loudmouth vagina


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Athis
LSU Fan
Member since Aug 2016
5483 posts

re: Why I hate Stephen A. Smith
I don't pay attention to him or people like him..It gets old real quick..
This post was edited on 8/15 at 10:56 am


Herman Frisco
Alabama Fan
Bon Secour
Member since Sep 2008
14438 posts

re: Why I hate Stephen A. Smith
I listen to Stugotts then 15 or so minutes of SAS.
Lebatards show is the most fun on espn radio.


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TigerOnTheMountain
LSU Fan
Higher Elevation
Member since Oct 2014
15094 posts

re: Why I hate Stephen A. Smith
Calm down. He just means black people
This post was edited on 8/19 at 12:26 am


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