CBS Sports Analyst During NCAA Coverage: I’m Here To Give ‘A White Man’s Perspective’
Doug Gottleib now says, It was not a smart thing to say and I apologize.”
Speaking on a panel with four African-American men, Gottlieb made his comment Thursday during a pre-game segment before Marquette faced Miami, sparking criticism on Twitter that it was inappropriate.
“I don’t know why you guys ask me, I’m just here to bring diversity to this set, give kind of the white man’s perspective,” he said during the show.
Fellow analyst Greg Anthony made a face after Gottlieb’s remark and Kenny Smith said he had “jumped right into it.”