Trump: Sterling was set up by 'girlfriend from Hell'
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Billionaire Donald Trump weighed in on the alleged racist comments from Clippers owner Donald Sterling over the weekend, condemning the comments but also calling the woman involved in the conversation "the girlfriend from hell."
Donald Trump echoed the sentiments of outrage expressed by many in response to racist remarks allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, but adding that the woman who recorded the conversation is “the girlfriend from hell.”
However, Trump added that while Sterling's comments deserved punishment, he said the Clippers owner was set-up by his “very bad girlfriend.”
“He got set up by a very, very bad girlfriend, let's face it,” Trump told “Fox & Friends” of Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
“She's called the girlfriend from hell, but what he said was terrible and despicable and very strong action is going to be taken.