The scary episode of Knicks reserve guard Cleanthony Early getting robbed and shot early Wednesday morning after visiting a strip club in Queens has produced plenty of hot takes. But one man with as much nightlife experience as anyone came to the defense of Early against those criticizing his life choices.
J.R. Smith, Early's former teammate with the Knicks, took to Twitter Wednesday afternoon to quiet the social media police who were denouncing Early, despite the fact there are very few details known about what actually went down after he visited the CityScapes Gentlemen's Club.
Some people want to do bad things to good people for no reason but jealousy! Keep ya head Cle!!! Alway an forever my lil bro!— JR Smith (@TheRealJRSmith) December 30, 2015
Since when has it been a crime to have fun with ya girl? #GuessThatsWrongHuh?— JR Smith (@TheRealJRSmith) December 30, 2015
So because I play basketball means I can't go outside? That's what y'all telling me? Lol people just want to hear themselves talk!— JR Smith (@TheRealJRSmith) December 30, 2015
It's funny how no one says "damn that's messed up! His career could be over" they just say "he shouldn't have been out so late" #Really!!— JR Smith (@TheRealJRSmith) December 30, 2015
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