LeBron James Scared For His Son's Life
LeBron James was asked about what he thinks of Colin Kaepernick and his protest. James said he is scared for his son's life because of the racial climate in America right now.
There is always a risk of something bad happening to an offspring of a filthy rich and famous star. The risk is getting even higher when you are the son of one and only LeBron James.
He is the face of the NBA, instantly recognizable to both sports fans and the general public, with a squeaky-clean public record.
But even the nation's most famous athlete believes he's powerless to protect his son if his son falls into the hands of a "bad" cop. James said he'd lack confidence in the police if that happened, if he learned that his oldest son, 11-year-old LeBron Jr., had been pulled over.
"It's a scary thought right now to think if my son gets pulled over," James said during Cleveland Cavaliers media day.
"You tell your kids, 'If you just listen to the police, that they will be respectful and things will work itself out.' And you see the videos that continue to come out . . . It's a scary-ass situation, that if my son calls me and says he's pulled over, that I'm not that confident that things are gonna go well and my son is gonna return home."