Deion Sanders Disses Son on Twitter for Pretend Street Cred

Deion Sanders Disses Son on Twitter for Pretend Street Cred

Deion SandersLegendary football great Deion Sanders embarrassed his son not just once, but twice for pretending to be from the hood. Deion Sanders, Jr., tweeted about getting his doughnuts only from the hood, and his dad was right there on Twitter to embarrass him and call him out.

Mashable reports,

The elder Sanders, a former football and baseball player who is an analyst for CBS Sports and the NFL Network, told his son to “stop the hood stuff” and called him a Huxtable with a trust fund.

On Friday, he brought up his son’s “hood” comment again. Clearly, he’s not over it.

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Kudos to the elder Sanders for calling his son out on this. Most people from the hood aspire to rise out of it and live in a better area of town. Talking about the hood in adulatory tones is not helping anyone, and it’s certainly not being an appropriate role model. Both Sanders are now in the spotlight and young black men in particular are going to look up to them as examples. Good to see the elder Sanders is still being a good role model to his son.


Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander is the editor of Intellectual Conservative. She is a senior editor at The Stream, and is a regular contributor to Townhall, the Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research, and The Christian Post, and provides weekend news items for Right Wing News. She frequently appears on TV and news radio as a conservative commentator. She is a recovering attorney and former gun magazine editor. She previously served as a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arizona, corporate attorney for Go Daddy Software, and Special Assistant/Deputy County Attorney for the Maricopa County Attorney's Office. As co-president of the UW Political Science Honor Society, she obtained degrees in Political Science and History from the University of Washington, followed by a law degree from Boston College and the University of Arizona. She was ranked by Right Wing News as one of the 50 Best Conservative Columnists from 2011-2017.

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