LeBron James has responded to Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s criticism of his political activism by insisting that he will never stop using his platform to speak out about political issues such as racial inequality.
Speaking earlier this week, AC Milan striker Ibrahimovic expressed his disappointment at LeBron James and other influential figures getting involved in politics and told them to stick to what they are good at. (read previous report here)
After the Lakers’ win against the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday, February 26, James told reporters: “I will never shut up about things that are wrong.
James also pointed to comments made by the Milan striker in 2018 when Ibrahimovic, the Swedish-born son of a Bosnian father and a Croatian mother, claimed “undercover racism” had caused the media to treat him differently from players that had names like Andersson or Svensson.