Skip Bayless has made a profession of delivering head-turning and blistering sizzling takes, however the infamous commentator reached a brand new low Thursday.
Bayless, talking on “Skip and Shannon: Undisputed,” stated he had “no sympathy” for Dak Prescott after the Cowboys quarterback went public about his melancholy earlier than and after the April loss of life of his older brother, Jake Prescott. Bayless argued that, because the chief of an NFL franchise, Prescott wanted to be a “CEO” of the soccer workforce — presumably not permitting himself to be weak or to be affected in his means to organize for the season.
I’ve battled melancholy for my complete life, and it’s a silent killer.
Fortunately, I’m nonetheless standing, however many don’t make it by way of.
This can be a woefully insensitive and horrible take by Skip Bayless.
— John Ellis (@OnePantherPlace) September 10, 2020
“I will ask our viewers to be at liberty to go forward and condemn me, when you select, as cold-blooded and insensitive on this subject. I’ve deep compassion for medical melancholy. However in the case of the quarterback of an NFL workforce — this higher than I do — it is the final word management place in sports activities, am I proper about that? You’re commanding a whole franchise. What is the roster now, 53, nonetheless? However you are commanding numerous younger me and a few older males.
They usually’re all seeking to you to be their CEO, to be accountable for their soccer workforce. Due to all that, I haven’t got sympathy for him going public with, ‘I received depressed. I suffered melancholy early in COVID to the purpose the place I could not even go work out.’ Look, he is the quarterback of ‘America’s Staff.'”
Dak Prescott on Wednesday revealed the reason for Jace Prescott’s loss of life as a suicide in an interview with “In Depth with Graham Bensinger.” Prescott additionally revealed he was already coping with his personal points of hysteria and melancholy when the information broke.
Thursday is World Suicide Prevention Day.