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July 11, 2016 7:04 pm

Major Jewish Group Calls for Apology From Wife of NFL Player Over Antisemitic Tweet About Dolphins Owner Hiring ‘Jew Buddies’

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Miko Grimes' Twitter post about Ross' "Jewish buddies" had some social media users accuse her of being antisemitic. Photo: Screenshot.

Miko Grimes’ Twitter post about Ross’ “Jew buddies” prompted some social media users to accuse her of being antisemitic. Photo: Screenshot.

A leading Jewish human rights organization has called on the wife of a prominent NFL player to apologize for accusing Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross of seeking to keep his “Jew buddies” employed.

“Her comments can be construed as antisemitic,” Simon Wiesenthal Center Associate Dean Rabbi Abraham Cooper told The Algemeiner. “If she wants to know why, let her just slot in African American or Latino. She should apologize.” He added, “The good news about sports is that at the bottom line, you are judged not by the color of your skin, but by how well your team performs. It’s a shame that this tweet doesn’t live up to the positive power of sports.”

Miko Grimes, wife of former Dolphins and current Buccaneers cornerback Brent Grimes, sparked controversy on Monday when she tweeted, “Gotta respect ross for keeping his jew buddies employed but did he not see how tannenbaum put the jets in the dumpster w/that sanchez deal?”

Miko was referring to Dolphins Executive Vice President Mike Tannenbaum.

Shortly after her post, Twitter users accused her of being racist, antisemitic and “a really low-class person.” Some followers said her remarks may even affect her husband’s career.

“You know the Tampa owner is Jewish right? You’re about to get your husband released,” said one Twitter user, while another wrote, “You may have just cost hubby a contract.”

An ESPN Insider analyst called Miko a “crazy bigot,” and Jay Glazer, FOX Sports NFL insider, called on Brent’s wife to “Please Shut the f**** up! Sincerely, the Jew buddy of ur [sic] husbands who first got him trained in [mixed martial arts] MMA.”

The Buccaneers declined to comment on Miko’s remarks, while the Dolphins told ProFootballTalk that the team also wouldn’t be commenting on the matter. Meanwhile, Miko responded to the criticism by doubling down.

“America is so f***ing soft! No wonder we’re able to fake terrorist attacks (which are nothing but genocide on our own ppl) & yall believe it,” she tweeted.

“Its crazy how people still dont know the true meaning of being a racist,” she added. “They think ‘if im offended, that person is a racist’ how stupid!”

When one follower wrote, “I’ve never been negative towards you because I think your honest, but ‘Jew Buddies’? No need to be antisemitic,” Miko responded, “U thinks thats antisemitic? Ur soft as puppy s–t!Go cry in the corner. And stay off twitter, its for real n–as.”

This is not the first time Miko has attacked the Miami Dolphins, according to CBS Sports. In December, she ranted against Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill and in January, she called the NFL “greedy, shady and anti-women.”

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  • Dr Philip Siegel

    no web site former academic neurosurgeon over recent years witnessing a divide wit hanti Semitic comments from the Black community

  • duPont

    One would hope that the enormous amount of money professional athletes make would have helped this woman to get an education and develop some class. Alas, that is obviously not the case. She should aspire to shutting her mouth so as to avoid showing just how common, ignorant and low class she really is. Mayven is spot on. You can put lipstick on a pig, but it’s still gonna be a pig. Clearly, this woman is a pig with or without lipstick.

  • Oy Vey. She’s a simple idiot whose tweets got her husband tossed from the Dolphins. She needs to take something for her stupidity.

  • Jonah

    One thing I have learned about the majority of democrats is that they will follow their president to the grave on most issues. They know he is an antisemite so in their eyes antisemitism is the soup of the day. Black lives knows the president hates cops so in their eyes the justice department gives a wink and a nod to killing cops. What did Netanyahu see when he visited Obama?…. The sole of his shoes. Obama has set the stage with this uneducated black base for the slaughter of the world and that includes America. What people do not understand about Obama is that when he puts the plow to the field it is to kill everyone but those who are like minded such as Isis. Now that America is in a star of remorse Obama has them eating out of his hands as he sets the stage for war with the world. NATO does not realize that an Obama win is mass casualties on their Side. Mass casualties on China’s side, Russia’s side, India if you walk and talk smile and have a family but do not agree with his twisted Islamic take on the world YOU are his target. He is going to kill everything that moves as the world is mesmerized by his rhetoric and warships him as he puts a knife to their throat. It is to late in the game to change course he has taken hold of the world and has set the same course as the titanic holding power with brain washed minions such as Cameron the new liberal idiots of Canada, the blacks who hate everyone he does and the dumbfounded liberal democrats that will never see the fin in the water until their gutted.

  • enufizenuf

    Do you think she came up with this on her own? Not likely. She is certainly regurgitating what she hears out of her husband’s mouth.
    I’m much more surprised to encounter any blacks who are not anti-Semitic these days. You can thank Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Louis Farrakhan, Cornel West, Barack Hussein Obama and many more radical left-wing afro-centric dirt bags for it. Of course it has done nothing to improve the quality of life for their own people, but that’s not the reason any of them wanted power in the first place.

  • Marco Redwolf

    Ignorance is the common denominator in an Anti-Semite. Sadly the preponderance of Anti – Semitism in the US is firmly in the hands of our black citizens. Ignorance hardly describes what we see and hear on the nightly news. They think as they speak, in jargon and riddles, using words they don’t know the definition of.
    What galls me is that without Jewish help Miko and her soul sisters would still be using the drinking fountain marked “Colored” and sitting in the back of the bus. No difference between her rants and the Black Lives Matter idiots. Until these people stop living a lie and thinking of themselves as victims their self imposed exile from the American Mainstream will continue.

    • Michael Fox

      Marco nailed it.

      In my long lifetime, race relations in America are at an all time low. The Great Uniter, President Obama under the direction of his mentor and social/religious educator, America detester, race baiter and anti-Semite, reverend Jeremiah Wright, has unleashed the dogs of hate on America.

      President Obama’s narcissist driven legacy will pay a heavy price in the writing of American history.

  • Sifter

    Jews, especially liberals,are in huge denial regarding latent Black anti Semitism.

  • ita

    It seems to me that you should tweet her hubby not her.
    She obviously has no idea about understanding “bitting the hand that feeds you.”

  • Let’s alL give this a rest.
    Ignorance and common are her lot in life…sadly

  • nat cheiman

    This woman sounds as if she is uneducated.