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Dana White, the president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and his wife got into an altercation and it was all caught on tape.  In the now viral video, Anne White is seen slapping her husband inside a club. Then, Dana White strikes his wife in the face.

 

After the video began to make rounds on social media, Dana spoke out saying, “I’m literally making no excuses for this thing at all. It’s never happened before. It’s the first time it’s ever happened. People are going to say what they’re going to say and it is what it is. Whatever people do say is deserved. I deserve it… My wife and I have apologized to each other.”

Some feel like Dana’s apology isn’t enough.  One person in particular is D.L. Hughley.  The comedian wants to know why Dana has not been subject to the same kind of public scrutiny as Black celebrities.  “If #ChrisBrown, #BobbyBrown, or #AntonioBrown did what #DanaWhite did, the media wouldn’t stop talking about it!! What can Brown do for you?……… Be White!!” D.L. tweeted.

He also took to IG to say in part, “#DanaWhite’s ENTIRE LIFE is immersed in brutal , physical violence, he’s amassed a fortune from it. Where are the salacious headlines?? Where’s the pressure?? Ohhhhh, he apologized🙄 #WhitePrivilege  (PUN INTENDED)“.

And it looks like D.L. isn’t the only person that feels like this.  Many have taken to social media to call out certain media outlets, like ESPN, for going silent on the matter.  Check out some of the tweets.

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