Curt Schilling Deletes Twitter After Bubba Wallace Noose Controversy
Curt Schilling deleted his Twitter account this week after making some controversial comments about Bubba Wallace’s noose incident.
On Sunday, NASCAR’s lone black driver, Wallace, was informed that a noose had been found in his garage. An investigation was subsequently launched.
Two days later, on Tuesday, the FBI revealed that the noose had actually been in said garage since 2019 and that no hate crime had been committed.
As a result of the FBI’s findings, Schilling began referring to the entire incident as another “Jussie Smollett” situation.
Smollett, an actor on the Fox hit show Empire, gained infamy in 2019 after it became widely suspected that he faked a hate crime racial attack.
“So we have Jussie Smollett v 2.0? Where is the media recanting their idiocy?” Schilling tweeted.
He then went on to call the entire ordeal a “lie.”
For whatever reason, shortly after making his comments on Twitter, Schilling went back and deleted his account. It is unclear if this is due to backlash to his commentary or for some other reason.
As of Wednesday morning, Schilling has yet to explain why he deleted his Twitter account.