Matt Rowan, an announcer for and owner of a live-streaming platform that broadcasts high school sports in Oklahoma, is under fire after he called members of the Normal High School girls basketball team “f*cking n*ggers” after they knelt during the national anthem:

Rowan later released a statement blaming a “sugar spike” from his Type 1 diabetes.

“I will state that I suffer Type 1 Diabetes and during the game my sugar was spiking,” he said:

Does Type 1 diabetes also cause one to lie? Because he denied that he was the one who used the slur when first asked about it:

Needless to say, the Norman Public School district will no longer use Rowan’s services:

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