ESPN just suffered perhaps the worst week in company history after about 100 high profile personalities were fired due to the company losing millions of dollars in recent months.

Related: Report: One of ESPN’s longest-tenured college football analysts has been laid off 

Boston sports radio host Kirk Minihane voiced his opinion about the layoffs, and he said strongly implied SportsCenter anchor Jemele Hill, who co-hosts the new The Six with Michael Smith, should’ve been one of employees fired.

Minihane started off by tweeting this insult about Hill.

Hill naturally took exception to the comment.

Minihane responded with a another shot at Hill and The Six.

Hill reiterated that she’d like to discuss the comments face-to-face.

Minihane’s comments were unnecessary, though Hill didn’t have a great comeback for the ratings insult. It was a brutal week for ESPN and the employees who were fired, but it was also likely a tough week for those who remain with the company.

(h/t The Spun)

Boston sports guy got into it with Jemele Hill after he trashed SportsCenter following layoffs Robin Marchant/Getty Images for ESPN
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Cole Frederick is from a small town in Alabama, and he graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in journalism. He loves all sports - especially football and basketball - and quotes The Office frequently.
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