Even after a year in which he was more inflammatory than ever, Stephen A. Smith has reportedly agreed to a deal with ESPN that will pay him somewhere in the range of $3.1 to $3.5 million per year

Enough to make you a Bolshevik: @stephenasmith new deal with @espn has him in $3.1 million to 3.5 range annually.

— James Andrew Miller (@JimMiller) January 22, 2015

Clearly, Smith's particular brand of controversy sits well with the Worldwide Leader, even if it doesn't always resonate with the viewers and other members of sports media. 

We go now to Stephen A. Smith to get his response for the haters. 

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