ESPN fires Curt Schilling after anti-transgender Facebook post

FILE In this Aug. 3, 2012, file photo, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling reacts after being introduced as a new member of the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame, at Fenway Park in Boston. ESPN says commentator Schilling won't appear on the air for the next month in the wake of his anti-Muslim tweet. ESPN said Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, that Schilling won't be on telecasts for the rest of the regular season or the American League wild-card game on Oct. 6. The former star pitcher and "Sunday Night Baseball" analyst was pulled by ESPN from a major league game and the network's coverage of the Little League World Series last month after he retweeted a post that compared Muslim extremists and Nazis. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

(WTNH)–How much is too much? We finally got the answer to that on Wednesday, as ESPN fired baseball analyst Curt Schilling following yet another controversial and some would say bigoted social media post.

Schilling posted this picture to Facebook with the caption: “LET HIM IN! to the restroom with your daughter or else you’re a narrow-minded, judgmental, unloving racist bigot who needs to die.”

Schilling added the words: “A man is a man no matter what they call themselves. I don’t care what they are, who they sleep with, men’s room was designed for the penis, women’s not so much. Now you need laws telling us differently? Pathetic.”

ESPN released a statement on Thursday, reading in part: “ESPN is an inclusive company. Curt Schilling has been advised that his conduct was unacceptable and his employment with ESPN has been terminated.”

This wasn’t the first time Schilling has made controversial comments. He was suspended by ESPN for a month after comparing radical Muslims to Nazis on Twitter.

Schilling had been part of ESPN’s “Sunday Night Baseball” since 2010.

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