CNN Suspends Roland S. Martin For Homophobic Super Bowl Tweets

Roland S. Martin is about to have even more time to tweet. That’s because CNN announced this afternoon that Martin, a contributor to the network, has been suspended indefinitely following a pair of homophobic tweets he wrote during last Sunday’s Super Bowl (which, as BuzzFeed pointed out, were representative of a larger anti-gay pattern of his). posted on

Here is CNN’s full statement, via Metro Weekly:

Roland Martin’s tweets were regrettable and offensive. Language that demeans is inconsistent with the values and culture of our organization, and is not tolerated. We have been giving careful consideration to this matter, and Roland will not be appearing on our air for the time being.

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