Fox Sports host Kristine Leahy calls LaVar Ball comments 'disrespectful to women'

LaVar Ball opens up about his wife's stroke

It is not clear whether the Lakers are planning to meet with LaVar and Lonzo Ball, but Johnson indicated the meeting would happen.

The loudmouth father of National Basketball Association prospect Lonzo Ball went off on "The Herd" co-host Kristine Leahy on May 17, just because she asked him a question about Lonzo's pricey Big Baller Brand shoes. "She scares me. I don't look over there because I'm scared of her". But I tell you what, if you act like that, guess what?

Rather than reply to Leahy's comment, Ball was dismissive of her. He proceeded to mock her in a falsetto voice.

You think I'm playin'? I don't even see her.

As the interview went on, Ball seemingly threatened Leahy after she had said she felt Big Baller Brand should do more to cater towards women. "But anyways. We talking about Big Baller Brand".

Prior to the NBA Draft, Ball rebuffed Nike, Adidas and Under Armour, in an attempt to keep Big Baller Brand independent.

By now, we generally all tend to laugh at the antics of LaVar Ball.

Later in the interview, he had the gall to say, "I never disrespect women". When Colin stood up for his co-host, saying that she was a reporter, LaVar said, "she can report to whoever she want behind her".

"So you disrespect women and people for their weight?"

Cowherd backed up Leahy, telling Ball she was a reporter.

"If they want to talk to me now, it just went up to $3 billion. Something's coming to you, and it's okay". "He seems to be just somebody that's out there trying to bring all the attention to himself, and I don't know what the goal is for that".

Sporting News writer Sara Jane Harris said Ball's words and actions were "terrible", but perhaps in response to Leahy's previous criticism about the elder Ball's relationship with his son.

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