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    Jemele Hill, known for being outspoken at ESPN, is leaving the network

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 23: Jemele Hill speaks onstage at the Genius Talks sponsored by AT&T during the 2018 BET Experience at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 23, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for BET)
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    Jemele Hill.

    Jemele Hill is leaving ESPN, according to reports.

    Hill, who is known for her views on culture and politics, has been an outspoken and controversial presence at the network. Last year, she called President Trump a “white supremacist” on social media. She also tweeted in October that fans should boycott advertisers of the Dallas Cowboys because of comments by owner Jerry Jones on player protests. She was suspended from ESPN for two weeks for that.

    The New York Post reported that her $2.5 million a year contract had been bought out.


    James Miller, noted for his book on ESPN, tweeted that the split was “amicable.”

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    She had been on the network’s “Undefeated” program after earlier appearing on the 6 p.m. broadcast of “Sports Center.”

    She will leave ESPN at the start of September, according to reports.