9 Controversial Things Lebron James Did That Made The Headlines

7. Lebron Accused Of Inciting Violence Against A Police Officer

ILebron speaks out on a number of causes using his position. The treatment of African Americans is one of the topics King James is particularly passionate and impassioned about. Like the rest of us, he has taken every opportunity presented to him. He is also eager to make statements that could be interpreted negatively. The year 2021 was one of the worst blunders he ever made.

In April 2021, he posted a controversial photo on twitter of a police officer who was involved in the shooting of a girl named Bryant with the caption: “YOU’RE NEXT #ACCOUNTABILITY.” Backlash was swift with Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., who was quick to criticize the NBA champion, charged him with encouraging violence against a police officer.

Lebron later deleted the tweet claiming that it was being used to generate more hate. It turns out that Bryant was trying to stab another girl so the police officer in question had no choice but to shoot her as it was to save another life.