LOS ANGELES (AP) — Retired NFL player Herschel Walker says he’s being dropped from speaking engagements because of his relationship with Donald Trump.
In an interview on the “TMZ Sports” TV show, the Heisman Trophy winner and former “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant said he’s known Trump “before he became ‘The Donald.'” Walker said the presumptive Republican nominee is not racist.READ MORE: Charges: London Bean Fatally Shot By Boy's Older Brother During Fight, Still At Large
Walker told TMZ Sports “just because you build a wall, doesn’t mean you’re a racist.”READ MORE: Sheriff: 1 In Custody, 1 At Large In Connection To 4 Minnesotans Found Dead In Wisconsin
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