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Woke Sports Network FORCED To Give Back Awards Following Scandalous Discovery!

All of these media companies pretend to have reached the pinnacle of righteousness, yet they are more corrupt than a hard drive found at the bottom of the ocean.

ESPN, which is owned by Disney, was recently forced to apologize and return 37 Emmy Awards following the discovery of a scandal dating back decades.

According to sources, the sports network faked the names and identities of ineligible personnel to be able to obtain more Emmy Awards.

The scandal, which dates back to 1997, was discovered by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and reported to ESPN’s current management.

As part of their apology and their quest to make things whole, the network voluntarily gave back the awards, so kudos to the new management for their honesty. Here’s more on the story:

CNN Business offered up this statement from the Academy of Motion Pictures:

“When brought to the attention of ESPN senior management, the network took steps to take responsibility for the actions of its personnel, to investigate thoroughly, and to course correct.

These steps have included the return by ESPN of statuettes issued to fictitious individuals and commitments to implement further internal accountability and procedural changes at the network.”

RedditCFB provided a list of fake names and clarified: “This was to dodge a weird rule that prevented on-air talent from being eligible for some awards, so they just gave them fake names.”

BBC News presented this statement from ESPN spokeswoman Julie McKay:

“This was a misguided attempt to recognize on-air individuals who were important members of our production team.

Once current leadership was made aware, we apologized to [The National Academy for Television Arts and Sciences] for violating guidelines.”


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