Donald Sterling repeatedly apologized and denied accusations that he's racist, claiming he'd been "baited" into making what he called "terrible" remarks, says CNN. But while he defended himself for much of the interview, he went on the offensive when Magic Johnson's name came up.
Sterling, 80, slammed the former Los Angeles Lakers player's character and his battle with HIV, saying Johnson hasn't done anything to help others.
"What kind of a guy goes to every city, has sex with every girl, then he catches HIV? Is that someone we want to respect and tell our kids about?" Sterling asked. "I think he should be ashamed of himself. I think he should go into the background. But what does he do for the black people? He doesn't do anything."
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