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WARNING GRAPHIC LANGUAGE: ESPN's Katie Nolan calls Donald Trump a 'stupid person

WARNING GRAPHIC LANGUAGE: ESPN's Katie Nolan calls Donald Trump a 'stupid person

While appearing on Viceland's talk show "Desus and Mero", the 30-year-old sports talker called POTUS a "f-ing stupid person".

A conversation about hand gestures often associated with white supremacists prompted the comment, with Nolan also referring to the President by another offensive term that was later bleeped out of the aired episode.

"That's because he's a f-- stupid person", said Nolan. She previously had tweeted that Trump was a "white supremacist". (Watch the video below.) During the same bit, she joked Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is probably "not that bright" and that she's on a lot of "meds" for a head cold. Nolan is the host of "SportsCenter" on Snapchat.

Last month, ESPN made it clear to each and everyone of their employees at their home base in Bristol, Connecticut during a two-hour summit that was about two main topics: 1. One of her offenses was for criticizing Trump. Longtime ESPN President John Skipper suddenly announced in December that we has resigning from the network due to a substance addiction problem. Nolan's comments are only going to turn up the heat on ESPN. It did revise its social media guidelines, imploring its staff to steer clear of politics.

"Commentaries on relevant sports-related issues are appropriate, but we should refrain from overt partisanship or endorsement of particular candidates, politicians or political parties", the policy reads, adding that employees should avoid "personal attacks and inflammatory rhetoric".

But Nolan's comments don't technically violate the social media guidelines since they were not delivered on social media. His work has been featured on Sports Illustrated, ESPN.com, FOXSports.com, CBSSports.com and many others. Hill was on the receiving end of tons of backlash, with even the President himself taking to Twitter to pressure the network to fire her.

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